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Tracking Climate Change? Use the Daily Highs


Scientists using long-term surface temperature data to track climate change caused by greenhouse gases would be best served using only daily high temperature readings without the nighttime lows, according to new research.
2-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Tornado Research May Result in New Early Warning System


A new tornado early warning system could result from research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) that’s being conducted with the help of General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) and supported by $50,000 in seed funding.
27-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New, Fast Solar Wind Propulsion System Is Aim of NASA, UAH Study


Scientists at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) are set to use computer models to investigate NASA tests to develop an engineering tool to design missions using a new type of long-distance space propulsion.
11-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

March Was Third Warmest Month in Satellite Record


Global Temperature Report: March 2016
4-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Doctoral Student’s Research Enhances Cybersecurity via Rapid Address Change


Research enhancing cybersecurity by changing a networked device’s IP address repeatedly at a very fast pace has won recognition for a computer engineering doctoral student at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).
29-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Moon Might Have Flopped Over Like Toy Top, Research Says


Could the moon once have flopped over on its side like a child’s top? Yes, says a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) scientist in Nature magazine, after he and collaborators discovered water deposits that may indicate its poles have...
22-Mar-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

February Was Warmest Month in Satellite Record


Global Temperature Report: February 2016
1-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Dynamic Cyber Warning Software Looks Promising


University of Alabama in Huntsville researchers are seeing potential in a software application that could effectively warn users when they are about to give away sensitive personal information online.
29-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert


Industrial systems that control heating and cooling, water treatment plants, etc. are a low priority. That’s why they are so vulnerable to hackers, says Dr. Ray Vaughn, vice president for research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville.
28-May-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Natural Products Drug Discovery Group explores plant potential


Begun over 20 years ago at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) to study medicinal properties of Costa Rican plants, the Natural Products Drug Discovery Group has branched out to Africa, Australia, the Bahamas, Yemen and Cuba.
10-Jun-2013 11:15 AM EDT

Psychologist Examines Effects of Technology Society


As daily news of cyber crimes, such as bullying, sextortion and pornography, and other forms of fraud are reported, deciphering good from bad web sites is key to navigating the Internet in today’s fast paced technological society according to...
29-May-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Researchers Go from Hurricane Ida to Icy Cyclone

Researchers and students from The University of Alabama in Huntsville will swap T-shirts and flip flops from studying hurricane Ida for parkas and mukluks to join a multi-university team that is studying blizzards in the upper Midwest.
10-Nov-2009 7:00 AM EST

Boost Economy by Importing Taxpayers, Says Professor

In addition to spending $825 billion on an economic stimulus package, President A A finance professor at The University of Alabama in Huntsville said President Obama and the new Congress should consider "importing" taxpayers as a quick, low-cost...
23-Jan-2009 8:00 AM EST

Nine Smart Ways to Downsize and Five Things to Avoid

Companies considering downsizing as a strategy for surviving the current economic recession should know one thing about the experience that many companies had with downsizing: It didn't work. Cutting payroll without a plan to improve productivity...
16-Dec-2008 8:00 AM EST

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