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UAH Partners in Integrated Photonics Institute Effort


The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has partnered with four other research universities and a consortium of photonics industry leaders in an effort to win a $110 million federal contract for an integrated photonics institute in Florida.
13-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Sudden Jump in a Storm's Lightning Might Warn a Supercell Is Forming


A sudden jump in the number of lightning strikes inside a thunderstorm might give forecasters a new severe weather prediction toolPHOENIX (Jan. 7, 2015) — A sudden jump in the number of lightning strikes inside a garden-variety thunderstorm might...
7-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

2014 Was Third Warmest, but Barely


Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C per decade
6-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

The Dust Devil and the Details: Spinning Up a Storm on Mars


Spinning up a dust devil in the thin air of Mars requires a stronger updraft than is needed to create a similar vortex on Earth, according to research at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Early results from this research in UAH’s...
18-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

New UAH Center Consolidates Use of Simulators to Train Student Nurses


The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) College of Nursing's new Learning and Technology Resource Center (LTRC) consolidates its use of technology and lifelike patient simulators to train student nurses.
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Professor’s Weather Nowcasting Company Advances in Launchpad Competition


NextStorm Inc., a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professor’s startup weather nowcasting company, has advanced to the second round of Alabama Launchpad startup business competition.
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Female Smokeless Tobacco Use Is Largely Unknown by Physicians


Medical professionals should be more aware and inquire more specifically about smokeless tobacco use by their rural female patients, according to new research among a population of rural women in North Alabama.
10-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Physicist Presents New Observational Solar Weather Model


Scientists now have an observational framework to help predict solar weather, says physicist Dr. S.T. Wu, distinguished professor emeritus of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
4-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

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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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