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UAH Low-Cost Weather Stations to Join Irrigation/Weather Study

A grid of low-cost weather stations built at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) will track temperature, wind speed and direction, humidity and other weather variables across parts of Nebraska this summer to help scientists learn more...
25-Apr-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH Student Part of Discovery That May Improve Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

UAH Ph.D. student Shristi Shrestha is honing her skills in single-cell gene expression as a graduate research assistant at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. She recently served as first co-author of a paper that was published in the...
24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global Temperature Report: March 2018

Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.13 C per decade
4-Apr-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH Professor’s Early-Stage Proposal for “Marsbees” Selected to Receive NASA Funding

Dr. Chang-kwon Kang’s proposal on Marsbees was one of only 25 selected for NASA’s 2018 Innovative Advanced Concepts program, which funds early-stage technology that has the potential to revolutionize future space exploration.A proposal on...
4-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH Researchers’ Supercomputer Simulations Shed Light on the Heliospheric Interface

Dr. Nikolai Pogorelov is a professor in UAH’s Department of Space Science and a researcher with UAH’s Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research. His co-authored paper shows that the disruption of the heliopause can be attributed to...
3-Apr-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Weather Satellite Wanders Through Time, Space, Causing Stray Warming to Contaminate Data

Drs. John Christy and Roy Spencer of UAH's Earth System Science Center used a difference-minimizing algorithm to compensate for spurious data collected by a drifting weather satellite, NOAA-14.
3-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UAH Nursing Professor Helps Older Adults Stay Standing

Dr. Amy Hunter, a full-time faculty member and a part-time practitioner, is focused on improving the quality of care for older adults.
15-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Global Temperature Report: February 2018

Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.13 C per decade
5-Mar-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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UAH English Professor’s Work Shows That Poe and Schreber Are Birds of a Feather

Dr. Joe Conway’s latest research project flies in the face of his past work by migrating toward bird mimicry in literature. His essay, “Words Are for the Birds: ‘Non-Reasoning Creatures Capable of Speech’ in the Writings of Schreber and...
22-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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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

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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

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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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