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UA Continues Success in National Business Start-Up Program

  • January 24, 2020

Two inventive projects are participating in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps, or I-Corps, Teams program. It provides university researchers entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation to attract third-party funding and bring technology to the market.

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Torture Prevalent, Effective in Popular Movies, Study Finds

  • January 21, 2020

The majority of popular films, including those for children, have at least one torture scene, and the scenes are usually depicted as achieving the torturer’s goal, according to a study involving a researcher at The University of Alabama.

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UA Engineers Help Find Site to Drill for Antarctica’s Ancient Ice

  • December 20, 2019

A unique radar developed by engineering researchers at The University of Alabama helped find the location to recover some of the oldest ice buried in Antarctica as part of an international effort to better understand the Earth’s climate history.

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Women, WWII Vets Overrepresented in Newspaper Photos

  • December 10, 2019

Women veterans and veterans of World War II appear more often in newspaper photos than their make-up of the country’s veterans, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama.

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UA Researcher Awarded Time on Supercomputer

  • November 25, 2019

Dr. David A. Dixon will access some of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to understand more about the properties of elements that power nuclear energy.

Thanksgiving, Christmas Have Different Causes for Car Crashes

  • November 21, 2019

Crashes caused by drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol are more prevalent around Christmas and New Year’s Day, while crashes the days around Thanksgiving are concentrated around typical rush hours, according to a University of Alabama study.