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Commercially Viable Proposals Win UAH Innovation Awards

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Three commercially viable proposals that resulted from research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) have been awarded over $43,000 from the Charger Innovation Fund (CIF).
7-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Global Climate Trend Since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C Per Decade

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Global Temperature Report: March 2015
7-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Solar Expert Gets National Academy of Sciences Committee Chair Nod

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The founder of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research has been named U.S. national representative / coordinating group chair of the Scientific Committee on Solar Terrestrial Physics (SCOSTEP) by...
6-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UAH a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

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The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE - R) through academic year 2021.
6-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

UAH Seeks New Insights to Study Lightning

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UAH’s Dr. Philip Bitzer will spend the next two years studying 17 years of data from NASA’s Lightning Imaging Sensor, and breaking lightning flashes into their smallest pieces.
3-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Ultra-Thin Silicon Films Create Vibrant Optical Colors

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A new technology, which creates a rainbow of optical colors with ultra-thin layers of silicon, has been recently demonstrated by a research group at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).
23-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Morning Is the Time for Powerful Lightning

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Wherever you are, if it's 8 a.m. it’s time for the kids to be in school, time perhaps for a second cup of coffee, and time for the most powerful lightning strokes of the day. Not the largest number of lightning flashes, just the most powerful.
16-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Global Climate Trend Since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C Per Decade

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Global Temperature Report: February 2015
4-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EST

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Lowly Control Systems Vulnerable to Hacks, According to UAH Expert

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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

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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

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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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