Research

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Pandemic’s Effects on Traffic Crashes Linger

  • September 2, 2021

Despite a drop in vehicle crashes this year in the state, fatal crashes have increased slightly, possibly because of lingering effects of the pandemic, according to research from The University of Alabama.

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis: What Does Alabama Need?

  • August 23, 2021

Alabamians face many structural barriers to treatment of opioid addiction, such as access and transportation to treatment facilities as well as hostile attitudes among the public and family members to addiction, according to research led by The University of Alabama.

Rainforest Drought Intensified Disease, Death in a Brazilian Frog

  • August 9, 2021

Human-caused changes to the environment that exasperate droughts in a Brazilian rainforest intensify seasonal infections of a deadly fungus afflicting frogs and toads, causing localized mass deaths, according to research involving The University of Alabama.