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We enjoy bright sunny days at The University of Alabama. In fact, we’re conducting leading edge research that will harness solar energy to power everything from personal electronics to manufacturing […]
July 23, 2015
Some people enjoy tracking spring’s first robin. Others … well … they get their buzz from focusing on smaller winged creatures.
July 1, 2015
Climate change is impacting Peruvian farmers and those who heal them. A UA researcher documents the story on film while trying to help sustain an ancient medical tradition.
June 1, 2015
A University of Alabama researcher’s software tools, called wizards, can guide water managers in protecting this critical resource.
April 20, 2015
A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes efforts in his lab to find different chemicals from those now used to clean industrial emissions will lead to cheaper and more efficient carbon capture methods.
March 2, 2015
University of Alabama researchers look to nature, including the design of butterfly wings, for flight inspiration.
August 20, 2014
Using sunlight to create energy may seem a simple concept, but simple ideas often take creative solutions to become reality.
April 10, 2014
A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes to swap rare-earth minerals used in electric machines with more abundant substitutes to drive down costs and encourage swifter adoption.
July 23, 2013
A 10,000-year-old weather report? Come on. That's going a tad deep into the archives, isn't it? Yet, that's the untold story that caves on a South Pacific island are expected to reveal to a...
July 11, 2011
A device shown to reduce vehicle emissions heads down the commercialization road.
January 28, 2011
A high-tech version of a basic principle used 8,000 years ago in reducing unwanted materials is at the heart of an effort by University of Alabama scientists to lessen the Gulf oil spill's impact...
July 15, 2010
If you brushed your teeth this morning, poured dressing on your salad at lunch, or licked the cold sweetness of ice cream from your lips this afternoon, you've likely had a close encounter with...
June 4, 2010
A group of University of Alabama researchers regularly endure the Arctic's frigid conditions to learn more about the relationships between the area's free-flowing streams and the organisms that survive, even thrive, because of those...
April 17, 2009
A drought-interrupting rain showers a trio of anglers, but they remain undeterred from their task – despite the weather and a complete lack of interest in catching fish.
December 17, 2007
University of Alabama engineering researchers can now be seen high in the sky. After many years of analyzing air-quality on the ground, UA is the second university in the country operating a Sky Arrow...
November 1, 2004