Researchers at The University of Alabama contributed to an investigation of how an Antarctic ice sheet melted thousands of years ago will improve contemporary climate models and projections of rising sea level.
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Three researchers from the UA Department of Physics and Astronomy are part of 250 scientists and engineers from 39 institutions collaborating on the LUX-ZEPLIN, or LZ, experiment to detect dark matter particles.
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Research involving The University of Alabama created an easier way to detect harmful levels of heavy metals in water, which could help improve human health by boosting detection efforts by regulatory agencies, water utilities and commercial fishing.
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From the UA News Center | Researchers at The University of Alabama were part of a national investigation that identified a new candidate therapeutic target for Parkinson’s Disease, according to recently published results. The discovery is part of a movement within the biological and medical research communities to find promising avenues to treatment after decades of frustration in finding a way to prevent or halt the disease that affects more than 10 million people globally with more than 60,000 Americans diagnosed […]
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From the April 2022 Desktop News | Dr. Kari Frederickson, a professor of history at UA, recently published a biography about the Bankhead family, an Alabama dynasty whose influence spans generations of the state’s history. The book, Deep South Dynasty: The Bankheads of Alabama, explores over eighty years of history, and showcases the rise of one of the most powerful families in the South. “If you start with the end of the Civil War and Reconstruction and go through the […]
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The University of Alabama is partnering with the United States Cyber Command to improve the experience of students readying for a career in cyber security.
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Using the Large Hadron Collider in the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, an international group of scientists are searching for magnetic monopoles, which would transform the field of physics.
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From the 2021 Collegian | In the heart of Tuscaloosa County, a small stream runs through the woods. Here, frogs hop from stone to stone, insects and butterflies flutter about, and water transports fish and other river dwellers downstream. Locals spend their days on the creek’s banks, swimming, hiking, and adventuring in their own backyard. This stream is known as Hurricane Creek, a tributary of the Black Warrior River. A landmark to Tuscaloosa natives, Hurricane Creek has long been […]
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded funding for climate science and community resilience projects involving researchers from The University of Alabama and universities around the Southeast.
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From the September 2021 Desktop News | Over the past several years, the Center for Youth Development and Intervention (CYDI) has become an example on UA’s campus of successful community engagement. Through community-based research, scholars at the center hope to improve life for those around them and throughout the world. “One in five children and adolescents in the US need mental health services,” said Dr. Susan White, psychology professor and Director of the CYDI. “In fact, most mental health disorders […]
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