President Barack Obama on Tuesday revealed his 2015 budget. In it is a proposal to spend $5.23 billion to train 13,000 primary care residents over the next 10 years. Dr. William Curry, associate dean for primary care and rural medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said Obama's proposal could help with growing primary care shortages, to a point.
Today, human spaceflight has a very different profile. The shuttle program ended in 2011, and the surviving shuttles are in museums. Science is now done aboard the International Space Station, which is partly served by commercial rockets.But the protein crystal experiments go on. “We’ve learned a lot,” Lawrence J. DeLucas of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, one of the scientists involved, said in an interview last week.
March 07, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
Las Vegas audiences will be treated to music from the UAB Gospel Choir’s “Nu-Soul City” CD from March 26-30, when the choir performs at Hard Rock Hotel and area churches.
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March 06, 2014 Written by Marie Sutton
University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor of English Kieran Quinlan, Ph.D., has been named the winner of the 2014 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences.
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The key to use any technology is passwords, but they often present a relatively weak challenge to hackers. Until now. There is a new way (or ways) to add a strong second layer of security to a password as researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), in collaboration with the University of California at Irvine, proposed and tested a variety of methods.
March 05, 2014 Written by Nicole Wyatt
A Phase I trial conducted at UAB was designed to evaluate the safety, acceptability and drug absorption qualities of an intravaginal ring containing two anti-HIV medications when worn by women for 28 days.
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