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University of Alabama Researchers Design Material That More Effectively Slows Light


Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published in Scientific Reports by the Nature Publishing...
7-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flooding’s Impact on Wetlands Measurable via Low-Cost Approach


Scientists designed a new, on-site method for studying potential impacts rising sea levels can have on vital wetlands, said a researcher who led a study publishing Aug. 17 describing the modifiable apparatuses.
12-Aug-2015 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Reanalyzing Tennessee Valley Artifacts in New Project

In a collaborative effort with the Tennessee Valley Authority, The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research has begun a rehabilitation project on collections that were gathered 80 years ago with artifacts that span a 13,000-year...
15-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

TDK, UA Sign Research Agreement Related to Green Energy, Electronics

Electronics giant TDK Corp. and The University of Alabama have signed a two-pronged research agreement to address challenges associated with the growing electric-energy movement and the miniaturization of electronic components.
14-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UA Professor Leads Online Teacher Training with Help from Google, NSF


Professor of computer science at The University of Alabama to lead MOOC for nation-wide teacher training in new high school AP course
29-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Faculty, Students Collaborate with New Orleans Producers on Film


Several academic units at UA have entered into collaboration with Court 13, a New Orleans-based film cooperative that produced the Academy Award-nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
8-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sounds from Helmets Colliding Explored as Alternative to Understanding Football Collisions

When football helmets collide, they produce an unmistakable sound. College student Brandon McChristian hopes his research of those sound waves produces a better understanding of the forces involved in those collisions and, perhaps one day,...
2-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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 Add to Favorites

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