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Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.
18-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

UA Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet


Dr. Edward Sazonov, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama, hopes to change that through development of a sensor worn around the ear that would automatically track diet, giving medical...
6-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Students’ Religiosity More Influential Than Education in Views on Evolution

College students’ views on evolution are shaped significantly more by religiosity than education, according to a survey of Southern students.
7-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in Pilot Program


The Tuscaloosa Longitudinal Community Curriculum, or TLC2, is a program through The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences that covers medical students’ third-year curriculum. Rather than the traditional rotation schedule,...
6-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

UA Researchers Develop Novel Method for Making Electrical Cellulose Fibers


By using liquid salts during formation instead of harsh chemicals, fibers that conduct electricity can be strengthened, according to a patent issued to a team of researchers at The University of Alabama.
30-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Lipid Deficiency Linked to Neuron Degeneration in Lab Study

A type of lipid that naturally declines in the aging brain impacts – within laboratory models used to study Parkinson’s disease – a protein associated with the disease, according to a study co-authored by researchers in Louisiana and Alabama.
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Sleepy College Students Stressed by Jobs

College students are typically more sleep deprived than the rest of us and often ignore the health benefits of adequate slumber, said a researcher who studies the topic.
20-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Shrimp, 30,000 Volts Help Start-up Land $1.5 Million for Uranium Extraction


The U.S. Department of Energy selected a start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean.
17-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Jackson’s Legacy Firmly Engrained, Regardless His Fate on $20 Bill


26-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

ISIS Aims to Show Toughness and Humiliation of Enemies, A Tactic That Appears to Be a Perfect Fit with the Other Psychological Strategies Employed by Extremist Organizations


20-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT

CO2 Capture Scale Up Is Needed and with Looming Regulations, Coal Is Still Part of Future Energy Landscape, Says @ProfBara @Bamaengineering


29-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UA Professor Authors ‘First True Survey’ of Fantasy Sport Leagues


Dr. Andrew Billings, with co-author Dr. Brody Ruihley (University of Cincinnati), will release "The Fantasy Sport Industry: Games Within Games" Sept. 9.
4-Sep-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Nutrition Experts Offer Tips on Healthy Summer Eating for Kids

University of Alabama health and wellness experts offer tips on how to make children's snacks healthy, and fun.
20-Jun-2013 10:00 AM EDT

Child-Care Expert Offers Kindergarten Preparation Guidance

University of Alabama child-care experts offer suggestions on how to prepare children, and parents, for kindergarten.
19-Jun-2013 2:00 PM EDT

Expert in Welfare, Federal Assistance and Public Policy Offers Insight Into '47 Percent'

21-Sep-2012 1:55 PM EDT

Experts Ready to Discuss Southern Politics, Election Issues

UA experts stand prepared to field questions from the media on the upcoming South Carolina, Florida and Alabama primaries, as well as issues affecting the general election.
11-Jan-2012 12:00 PM EST

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