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UA Researchers Develop Way to Test Water for Metal Pollutants

  • July 5, 2022

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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UA Researchers to Study Gulf Coast Severe Weather Communications

  • May 20, 2022

A new study by a team of professors from UA’s College of Communication and Information Sciences will examine the effectiveness of public risk messaging to help residents along the Gulf Coast stay safe during hurricanes and other extreme weather events.