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Scientist Will Use Satellite Data to Study Lightning That Sizzles

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Dr. Phillip Bitzer of The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) wants to learn more about long-stroke lightning that makes things sizzle.
6-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Academy of Sciences Elects UAH's Dr. Gary Zank as Member

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The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has elected Dr. Gary P. Zank, director of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville and the chair of UAH’s Department of Space Science.
4-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UAH Spinoff GeneCapture Wins $100,000 in Inaugural Competition

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A company started by a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professor has won $100,000 for a rapid diagnostic device that detects and identifies the source of an infection in less than one hour using proprietary DNA-based technology.
4-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Second Strongest Shock Wave Found in Merging Galaxy Clusters

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A physics doctoral student at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has discovered the second-strongest merger shock in clusters of galaxies ever observed.
4-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

April Was 4th Warmest Month in Satellite Record

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Global Temperature Report: April 2016
3-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tracking Climate Change? Use the Daily Highs

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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

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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

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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

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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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