Research

Less Means More in Nano-Particles Research

  • October 5, 2002

If less is more, researchers in The University of Alabama’s Center for Materials Information Technology, or MINT, have struck gold in their attempts to discover how to store greater amounts of data in smaller storage spaces.

Remembering to Ask Humpty

  • September 10, 2002

Several years ago the trustees of The University of Alabama realized that rural health care needs and solutions were scattered throughout six colleges at UA. To bring together these like-minded people, the Institute of Rural Health Research was begun. The institute, which recently observed its first anniversary, strives to cut red tape and harness the efforts of a wide number of disciplines for one purpose: health in rural America.

May the Technology Force Be With You

  • May 1, 2002

Most people know George Lucas for his creation of the “Star Wars” film saga. However, it was Lucas’ work with education – not his more famous work in film — that caught the attention of Dr. Barrie Jo Price.

Closer Than You Think

  • December 18, 2001

How are Portugal, Escambia County, Ala., and researchers in The University of Alabama’s Center for Sedimentary Basin Studies related? Well, each plays a role in this nation’s efforts to improve the recovery of domestic oil. And this is quickly becoming a near vital effort.