Displaying items by tag: science in motion

UAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.
Dr. Elizabeth Gardner, director of the Forensic Science graduate program, led the Birmingham Public Library event “Adventures in the World of Forensics” at the Avondale library.
Nine years ago, UAB created an undergraduate neuroscience major to link the medical and university portions of UAB and produce skilled, young researchers destined for medical school or top graduate programs.
During his tenure, UAB Department of Biology professor Dr. David Jenkins taught microbiology and mycology to about 25,000 students. He has also helped save lives.
New research by UAB researcher and psychology professor Robert Sorge, Ph.D., and team published today in Nature Neuroscience online challenges the common belief that males and females process pain in the same way.
Ten weeks of intensive reading intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder was enough to strengthen the activity of loosely connected areas of their brains that work together to comprehend reading, UAB researchers have found. Hello.
A noteworthy prevalence of a recently discovered serotype of oral bacterium was found for the first time in schoolchildren in an Alabama town, according to research conducted by Stephanie Momeni, a doctoral candidate in the UAB Department of Biology.
When the worlds of art and science collide, don't expect an earth-shattering kaboom. Instead, you might just get a clearer understanding of how nature works.
The summer months often mean more time spent at home for kids. While the break from the books can be enjoyable, one UAB expert says there is one lesson both children and parents still need to learn: how to prevent poisoning.
UAB undergraduate Paige Farley is one of the "rock people.” That’s the nickname from University Hospital doctors, nurses and staffers as Farley roams the teeming medical center wearing black scrubs with the monogram “ROC, Alabama Resuscitation Center.”
April 13, 2015

Gaining on Pain

Three faculty members in the Department of Psychology — Dr. Burel Goodin, Dr. Robert Sorge and Dr. Jarred Younger — are getting ahead in the race to end chronic pain.
April 10, 2015

Meeting of the Minds

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, came to UAB at the beginning of a three-day visit to Birmingham in October 2014 to learn about neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to change, grow, and repair itself.
Bliss Chang, a senior majoring in biochemistry and biology within the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a 2015 Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Germany for a year.
UAB research identifies enzyme that protects lungs and gills following damage from oil dispersant.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham UABTeach program is wrapping up a highly successful first year, surpassing enrollment expectations and garnering philanthropic funding.
For several years, Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D., director of UAB’s Translational Research for Injury Prevention Laboratory, has been using a detailed driving simulator to study how participants respond to distraction.
Surprising breakthroughs from decades of basic science were featured at the recent, all-day 2015 Bevill Neuroscience Symposium — “Brain-Machine Interfaces” at UAB, which drew 200 attendees.
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