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NSF Cybersecurity Scholarships Give Students an Edge in Employment


Students will get a foot in the cybersecurity employment door from a five-year, $4.2 million National Science Foundation-funded full cybersecurity scholarship program at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), officials say.
16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Undue Influence: How Can We Be Effectively Warned Not to Give Away Our Information Online?


Two University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professors are figuring out the most effective ways we’re influenced to give away personal information online and what warnings would be most effective to get us to stop.
15-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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


Global Temperature Report: September 2014
7-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

New Weather Research Facility Boosts UAH’s Severe Weather Capabilities


The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s newly opened Severe Weather Institute – Radar and Lightning Laboratories (SWIRLL) facility is reinforcing the university’s increasing severe weather and lightning research prominence.
29-Sep-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Supersensitive Nanodevice Can Detect Extremely Early Cancers


Extremely early detection of cancers and diseases is on the horizon with a supersensitive nanodevice being developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) with The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) in Greensboro, NC.
26-Sep-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Dr. Emil Jovanov is Alabama Launchpad Inventor of the Year


Dr. Emil Jovanov, an associate professor at The University of Alabama (UAH), is the Alabama Launchpad Inventor of the Year. His most successful patent is a pill bottle that notifies you to take your medication and can alert your doctor if you miss...
24-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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


Global Temperature Report: August 2014
2-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Scientists’ Work May Lead to Mission to Find Out What’s Inside Asteroids


Future asteroid mining operations and how we deal with an impending strike could be influenced by research on a potential NASA mission that’s being done by team that includes a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) scientist.
2-Sep-2014 3:00 PM 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

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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