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Satellite, drone images and ground surveys led to the discovery of a massive man-made platform hidden under sand in the ancient city of Petra.
This summer, some young campers are learning survival skills—the kind involving budgeting and saving money. It’s one facet of the Regions Institute for Financial Education at UAB, which gives kids, parents, college students, and the public the tools for success. Discover how the nuts and bolts of dollars and cents can pay dividends for life.
A potent compound discovered by UAB researchers in Antarctic waters could be a new weapon against a bacterial infection that kills thousands each year.
Arts faculty from the UAB College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.
Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long distances.
In an agreement that makes Legacy Community Federal Credit Union the official credit union of UAB, IMG and Legacy have entered into a $4.2 million, 20-year naming rights sponsorship that will bring Legacy Pavilion to the new Board-approved UAB Football Operations Center.
Spirituality plays a central role in many aspects of African-American culture, and UAB School of Nursing postdoctoral scholar Deborah Ejem, Ph.D., will explore how significant a factor it is.
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.
Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
How can you help your child understand what happened at the Pulse in Orlando?  UAB’s Josh Klapow offers some suggestions.
To help students understand the nature of good and evil, philosophy professor Matt King calls in an expert: Spider-Man. Discover how he and other UAB College of Arts and Sciences faculty use pop culture, from comics to hip hop to Johnny Cash, to spark lively discussions about tough topics.
New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.

UAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.
A robotic 3-D printer will build the tissue through computer-assisted design and computer-assisted manufacturing, but using living cells as the pieces of the structure.
This competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.
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