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UA Researcher Assists in Global Study of Amphibians

Frogs who live through noticeably different seasons during the year have a higher diversity of microorganisms living on their skin than those who experience only mild changes, according to research assisted by a biologist...

March 1, 2019

UA Biologist Helps Map Strawberry’s Genes

Through sequencing the genome of the garden strawberry, a biologist at The University of Alabama helped map the evolutionary history of the popular treat and provide a blueprint for future molecular breeding efforts.

February 27, 2019

Dixon Selected for UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

Dr. David Dixon, the Robert Ramsay Professor of Chemistry at The University of Alabama, is the recipient of the 2018 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award.

December 13, 2018

In Frigid Greenland, Engineering Student Helps Understand Climate

Joshua Nunn had never been outside the United States before graduate school before a visit to Greenland where he helped provide perspectives on improving climate models.

November 26, 2018

UA Researcher Helps Find Cause of Channels on Antarctic Ice

A researcher at The University of Alabama is part of an international team that found the cause of long, potentially damaging channels on Antarctic Ice Shelves.

November 1, 2018

UA Leads Effort to Understand Imperiled Mussel Biodiversity

A nearly $1.8 million project led by The University of Alabama hopes to identify the processes and mechanisms that underlie patterns of biodiversity in freshwater mussels to better arm managers of environmental resources.

October 25, 2018

UA Engineers Part of Research to Maximize U.S. Fuel Economy

Engineering researchers at The University of Alabama will test a blend of a new bio-based fuel and diesel fuel as part of a project to reduce soot and greenhouse gas emissions and yield cleaner...

October 16, 2018

UA Professor to Advance U.S. Drought Monitoring and Prediction

Moradkhani

With a NOAA grant from the UA Center for Complex Hydrosystems Research will help improve scientists’ ability to predict when and where our country is most at risk of drought.

September 27, 2018

UA Building Innovative Radars to Help Flood, Drought Management

Researchers at The University of Alabama will lead a project to develop and deploy radars that obtain information about snow and soil moisture to help manage the nation’s water resources.

August 28, 2018

Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama.

June 25, 2018

Two UA Engineering Projects Selected for EPA Program

Two student-led research teams from The University of Alabama are part of a federal program to develop sustainable technologies to solve current environmental and public health challenges.

May 21, 2018

UA Researcher Helps to Understand Possible Antarctic Glacier Collapse

Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni, an assistant professor of geological sciences, has a role to play as a marine geologist and paleontologist in the roughly $25 million research collaboration. She will use her expertise in...

May 1, 2018

New UA Center to Focus on Water Science and Engineering

Moradkhani

A new research center at The University of Alabama aims to improve accuracy of data and reduce uncertainty for water management and emergency preparedness.

April 25, 2018

Research Models How Deadly Virus Moves Among Pacific Salmon, Trout

For the first time researchers studying a deadly virus modeled how it spreads to young trout and salmon in the waters of the Columbia River Basin, showing that migrating adult fish are the main...

April 19, 2018

UA’s Urban Forest Earns ‘Tree Campus USA’ Times Three

For the third year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized UA's sprawling forest as a "Tree Campus USA."

April 12, 2018