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Dr. David Keellings was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the relationship between the size of heat waves and causes across the U.S. with the goal of developing predictive...
August 13, 2019
Unique research led by The University of Alabama will study whether more irrigation-fed farms in the Deep South could lead to a more robust agriculture industry, possibly becoming an even greater economic engine.
July 25, 2019
Researchers at The University of Alabama will lead a genetic investigation into whether the environment influences cold tolerance in bumble bees.
July 22, 2019
The last common ancestor of all animal life was more like modern stem cells and not a clump of similar cells, as has long been thought.
June 13, 2019
Extreme floods across the continental United States are associated with four broad atmospheric patterns, a machine-learning based analysis of extreme floods found.
May 10, 2019
A University of Alabama College of Engineering research center has been invited to join a global initiative for the United Nations with a focus on sustainable development.
April 25, 2019
The UA Bee Club is dedicated to making the world a friendlier place for the essential honey bee.
April 24, 2019
Water is one of the most important resources on the planet, and researchers at The University of Alabama are calculating ways to improve its quality and management.
April 22, 2019
Hurricane Maria dropped more rain on Puerto Rico than any storm to hit the island since 1956, a feat due mostly to the effects of human-caused climate warming, new research led by The University...
April 17, 2019
While helping small farms in Alabama, researchers at The University of Alabama and the University of West Alabama aim to help microgreens, young and tender vegetables packed with flavor and nutrition, extend their freshness...
April 16, 2019
With a grant from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, researchers from environmental engineering and geology will build a model to quantify the extent of untreated raw sewage discharges from homes throughout five counties in...
April 9, 2019
Nearly 500 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 27.
March 22, 2019
The best methods to help an endangered woodpecker in Alabama thrive are installation of artificial homes and controlled burning in forests, according to research from The University of Alabama.
March 18, 2019
A one-of-a-kind radar developed and built by UA professors and students is helping scientists unveil ancient climate history and provide perspectives on improving climate models.
March 6, 2019
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