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Low Birth Weights in Blacks Tied to Racial Identity, Mom’s Age


A UA researcher examines the role of racial identity and acculturation on the birth weight of black infants.
20-Jul-2017 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Devotion to National, Religious Symbol Alleviates Stress of Immigration


Mexican immigrants living in a rural Mississippi county and who are highly devoted to the Virgin of Guadalupe coped better with immigration-related stress than those less devoted to the religious, Mexican symbol.
18-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Gone Again’ Wins 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction


James Grippando, author of “Gone Again,” will receive the 2017 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.
12-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.7 Million Grant to Increase Latino Nurses with Bachelor’s Degrees

The Capstone College of Nursing received a $1.7 million Nursing Workforce Diversity Program grant to increase the number of baccalaureate-prepared Latino nurses via an online RN-BSN mobility program.
7-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Determine Historical Buildings Not Connected to Fort Armstrong

A recent published paper puts to rest assumptions that three wooden structures were associated with the historic Fort Armstrong in Alabama.
19-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TICKS 101: How to Avoid, Identify and Respond to Ticks this Summer


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Spring is here and summer is near, and with the increase in warm weather comes bloodsuckers. No, not vampires, but to some they cause just as much dread. It’s time for ticks, the long lost cousins of spiders and...
23-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chesapeake Bay Pollution Extends to Early 19th Century

Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern oysters by researchers at The University of Alabama.
19-Apr-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Technology Meets Fashion in Unusual Collaboration


An unlikely pairing of two University of Alabama departments has resulted in an innovative way of displaying student work.
31-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Three Good Ways to See the Solar Eclipse Without Staring at the Sun, Even for Partial Eclipse.


19-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Halloween Activities Help Babies Develop Senses, Kids Develop Empathy


Babies crunching leaves in their hands, children creating costumes with their parents, and families picking pumpkins at the local pumpkin patch -- it doesn't have to be cheap or include witches and werewolves for parents to spend time with their...
28-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Women Athletes Dominate Prime Time Telecast of 2016 Olympics

23-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Insight Available on Record-Breaking Floods Across Globe


23-Aug-2016 1:20 PM EDT

Billings: Regardless of How States Define 'Gambling,' Fantasy Sports Games More Skill Than Luck


There are gray areas when trying to classify daily sports fantasy contests as games of skill or luck, but the unique attributes of repetitions and permutations, despite the quick payouts, make fantasy sports games of skill.
6-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

Hour of Code Can Be the Spark Needed for Interest in Computing

2-Dec-2015 2:05 PM EST

Is Thanksgiving Day Turkey Making You Tired?

10-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

In praise of computer science expansion, professor at University of Alabama says discipline as important to teach as dissecting a frog


16-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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