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Unmanned aerial vehicles have many uses: flying cameras, weapons, even delivery vehicles for online retailers. But why stop there? Discover how UAB students are putting drones to work to help save lives and reveal the secrets of an endangered sea turtle.
Cardiac muscle patches in this proof-of-concept research may represent an important step toward the clinical use of 3-D-printing technology, as researchers have grown heart tissue by seeding a mix of human cells onto a 1-micron-resolution scaffold made with a 3-D printer.
UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.

Christopher S. Brown, Ph.D., former vice president of Research for the University of North Carolina System and director and primary investigator of the NASA/North Carolina Space Grant, tapped to grow UAB’s $500 million annual research portfolio.

Nine Ph.D. students competed for a grand prize of $1,000 and a chance to represent UAB at the 3MT Regional Competition in March 2017.
UAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.
The new solar-energy system will be used to power a portion of the UAB Campus Recreation Center and utilized for coursework and research by UAB faculty and students.
The collaboration among UAB, University of Wisconsin and Duke University will use bioengineered stem cells and bioengineered tissue to treat heart failure after heart attacks.
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