Displaying items by tag: science in motion

Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
The zebrafish is making its mark in the field of biomedical research, becoming one of the fastest-growing models of human disease.
Walker will help identify which types of businesses embrace or overlook the importance of cybersecurity, and help capture best practices to increase the adoption of cybersecurity technologies.
A potent compound discovered by UAB researchers in Antarctic waters could be a new weapon against a bacterial infection that kills thousands each year.
A survival advantage for female humans stands out in a UAB review of sex differences in longevity across many species. Understanding why could inform treatments to extend healthy lifespans.
The Department of Chemistry's Summer 2016 seminars will be held in CHEM 101, 901 14th Street South, at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise noted.
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.
Gary Warner’s and his students' work has been cited by Congressman Palmer in his recent Facebook Post.
UAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.
We’re all fans of the forensic science TV shows like CSI, Forensic Files, and NCIS, but have you ever wondered what a forensic scientist actually does in the lab? Read about real forensic science as experienced by first year forensic science graduate students in Essays on the Elements of Forensic Science 2015.
This mass spectrometry method can locate where molecular changes occur in a thin slice of tissue, and it has broad applicability to biomedical research.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
Zina Trost, Ph.D., has been selected to receive the 2016 John C. Liebeskind Early Career Scholar Award from the American Pain Society.
Dr. Charles Amsler, Professor in the Department of Biology, has been named the 2016 winner of the Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
Bhavitavya Sonia Nijampatnam, a graduate student in the UAB Department of Chemistry, has been named the recipient of a National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research pre-doctoral fellowship.
UAB researcher Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., makes polymer microcapsules meant to carry cancer drugs to the site of a tumor.
Jarrod M. Hicks is looking for a smarter way to sharpen aging minds. Combining algorithms and brain scans, this senior math and neuroscience major in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences is trying to understand how cognitive training strengthens neural networks. 
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