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Everglades quote

“The goal is to aid and develop understanding to retain the Everglades in as pristine a state as possible. And that’s a continuing process.”

September 9, 2016

A Greener Gusher

A University of Alabama chemistry professor and an international group of scientists are working to replace petrochemicals with wood.

September 7, 2016

UA’s Virtual Sandbox Lets Kids, Adults Learn about Hydrological Processes

Dr. Sagy Cohen, an assistant professor of geography at The University of Alabama who specializes in global hydrology, has completed the creation of an augmented reality sandbox.

September 2, 2016

UA Scientist Finds New Species on Ocean Floor

Dr. Kevin Kocot, a UA assistant professor in the department of biological sciences and curator of invertebrate zoology at UA’s Museum of Natural History, recently discovered new species when he explored the bottom of...

September 1, 2016

UA’s Cleanest Room

Take a virtual visit to this University of Alabama research laboratory via this slideshow.

September 1, 2016

UA Robotics Team Competing in NASA Challenge

A team of UA students compete this weekend in one of NASA’s biggest contests, one of only two collegiate teams to make the final round and vie for a share of a more than...

September 1, 2016

Fruit-Fly Diet Impacts Descendants, UA Researcher Finds

For a fruit fly, what its grandparents ate may affect how much it weighs. But the passing down of a body type based on diet is not a simple cause and effect, a University...

September 1, 2016

Flood Prediction

“People didn’t have time to collect their gatherings, and they lost everything. Maybe in the near future we will be able to do a better job warning people about that.”

September 1, 2016

UA Engineering Students Recognized for Smart Shoe Insole

Two students studying electrical engineering at The University of Alabama were recognized recently for designing and crafting a wireless shoe insole that monitors activity users can track on a mobile phone app.

July 27, 2016

UA Trustees Establish Sport Technology Research Center

The University of Alabama will be home to a new center whose researchers will study the intersection of sports and technology, involving Crimson Tide athletics in an innovative approach to improve training and performance...

June 17, 2016

AIME Day

Students and faculty from across The University of Alabama competed in business plan competitions and showcased emerging technology at AIME Day, an annual pitch and demonstration expo for inventors and […]

May 25, 2016

UA Researchers Expand Opportunities with Upgraded Atom Probe Technology

A new, powerful microscope recently installed at The University of Alabama will expand exploration into nanotechnology and geological sciences, helping research into fundamental science and spurring economic development.

May 18, 2016

Research in a Virtual World

Virtual Reality, in the hands of University of Alabama researchers, has a growing number of uses including potentially helping survivors of severe weather manage anxiety when new storms threaten.

April 18, 2016

Entrepreneurs to Pitch Business Plans, Demo Technologies at UA AIME Day

Entrepreneurial teams at The University of Alabama will compete for funds to build prototypes and advanced startups will demonstrate their technologies during AIME Day, an annual showcase of burgeoning technologies and business plan competition...

April 12, 2016

UA Engineering Assisting NASA with Test of Spin-Off Technology

Engineers with NASA are using a lab at The University of Alabama to help develop a spin-off technology aimed at girding structures against earthquakes.

April 8, 2016