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
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
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
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
Less than a year after patenting a process that could improve stripping greenhouse gasses from industrial emissions, a University of Alabama professor was recently granted another patent with a different solvent to accomplish the same goal.
29-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Dr. Jeff Gray, professor of computer science at The University of Alabama, will lead a free, online course this summer to train more than 700 high-school teachers in a new computer-science course and College Board AP exam.
27-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
The National Science Foundation selected a University of Alabama mechanical engineering professor for a CAREER Award for his research into a robotic prosthesis that could help amputees walk better.
6-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Light-weight garage doors can be the weak link to allowing high winds and pressure changes from a tornado into a home that can lead to the removal of the roof and collapsed walls.
1-May-2014 12:25 PM 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
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
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
University of Alabama child-care experts offer suggestions on how to prepare children, and parents, for kindergarten.
19-Jun-2013 2:00 PM EDT
21-Sep-2012 1:55 PM EDT
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
University of Alabama experts offer 15 predictions for the coming year. So, what’s ahead for 2012? Look for President Barack Obama to face, and defeat, a surprise Republican nominee, online doomsday groups to spike, the Occupy Movement to...
20-Dec-2011 11:00 AM EST