Research

Mind Over (Drone) Matter

  • April 23, 2019

Moving a drone via your thoughts is possible through a combination of neuroscience and computer science, University of Alabama researchers show.

When Messages Matter Most

  • April 17, 2019

Professors in the College of Communication and Information Sciences are investigating how to improve weather alerts and messaging for vulnerable populations.

UA Researchers Look to Extend Shelf Life of Nutritious Vegetables

  • April 16, 2019

While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama aim to help microgreens, young and tender vegetables packed with flavor and nutrition, extend their freshness after harvesting, along the way improving its value as both a food and agricultural product.

EPA Grant Assists in Understanding Wastewater Issues in Rural Alabama

  • April 9, 2019

With a grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, researchers from environmental engineering and geology will build a model to quantify the extent of untreated raw sewage discharges from homes throughout five counties in the Black Belt, an economically depressed region in the state.

Researchers Uncover Critical Insights into Bacterial Immune Systems

  • April 4, 2019

Researchers at The University of Alabama discovered how a common skin bacteria wards off viruses by leveraging cellular processes normally not considered part of any immune system. This discovery constitutes another milestone in understanding how to harness bacterial viruses to combat antibiotic-resistant infections.