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The goal is to predict how rare earth metals, used in many applications including cell phones, will behave when subjected to extreme environments.

UAB biologist Charles Amsler to join NSF’s Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems (AOE) program as a rotator for the Division of Polar Programs (POLAR).

UAB launches Malcovery; new company detects cyber threats, neutralizes attacks, minimizes losses for groups in danger of malware attackers.

The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) focuses on developing new methods to treat, prevent and ultimately cure diabetes and its complications.

The manual provides practical information on how to plan, implement and evaluate a pedestrian safety program.

Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

Geriatric patients treated in a specialized Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit get top notch care at lower cost, says new UAB study.

Be wary of emails claiming to link to information about the Texas fertilizer plant fire or the Bostom Marathon bombing, says the UAB Spam Data Mine.

Grants are awarded to graduate students for use in pilot projects, presentations at scientific meetings and travel to professional conferences.

New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.

Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.

Goodin, director of the UAB Biobehavioral Pain Research Lab, is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in pain-related behavioral medicine.

Schwebel, director of the UAB Youth Safety Lab, researches the prevention of unintentional injuries of children and adolescents.

UAB professors pens a book that examines black conservatism.

UAB is the No. 1 university in The Scientist's “Best Places to Work for Postdocs.”

A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.

The 16-week program consists of bike riding and treadmill walking, as well as four overnight stays.

UAB was one of the largest recruiting centers for the CombiRx study.

AUTM is a network of more than 3,200 technology transfer professionals around the world.

UAB is studying a depression drug that may be able to stop suicidal thoughts in their tracks.

UAB investigators have found a new pathway that contributes to an often fatal lung disease with no cure and no effective treatments, and possibly a way to shut that pathway down.

Grant will help increase opportunities, number of nurses from culturally diverse backgrounds with bachelor’s degrees.
Should further studies confirm its effect, 200-year-old drug may represent cutting-edge heart failure treatment.

High fat/low fat? High carb/low carb? A UAB debate looks at overall health and cancer prevention.

Nanda was honored by two organizations for his work in echocardiography.

UAB researchers: older adults could find that going online decreases loneliness.

Given the opportunity to earn incentives, employees will use the stairs more often, and thus improve their health, according to UAB study.

International team led by UAB finds 78 percent drop in leatherback turtle nests at primary nesting site; largest marine turtle in world may vanish.

With changes in U.S. patent law, the phrase “file early and often” becomes even better advice for inventors.
New round of travel awards designed to drive new research collaborations and increase researchers’ sense of mission.
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