Dr. Laura Busenlehner, assistant professor of chemistry at The University of Alabama, has received “Paper of the Week” recognition by the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a top journal in her field.
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Rare heartbeat-like pulsations detected from a supermassive black hole may grant scientists better insight into these exotic objects, according to two University of Alabama astronomers who co-authored a recent scientific article on the discovery.
The Burmese python’s ability to ramp up its metabolism and enlarge its organs to swallow and digest prey whole can be traced to unusually rapid evolution and specialized adaptations of its genes and the way they work, a team of international biologists, including one from The University of Alabama, said in a new research paper.
Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.
A University of Alabama graduate student from the College of Engineering claimed the top prize in the University’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition, while another engineering graduate student won the “People’s Choice” award Wednesday night.
The University of Alabama has become one of the newest partners of Hathitrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in a digital library initiative to preserve and provide access to the published record in digital form.
Today, nearly 25 years after the pioneering idea of detecting neutrinos in ice, the IceCube Collaboration, including University of Alabama researchers, announces the observation of 28 very high-energy particle events that constitute the first solid evidence for astrophysical neutrinos from cosmic accelerators.
More than 500 Head Start pre-schoolers across nine West Alabama counties and their families will directly benefit from a $2.2 million grant awarded to a group of University of Alabama faculty members.
The days just before Christmas, as people rush to buy presents and travel to holiday destinations, can be more dangerous on roadways than the days surrounding Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to a recent study of traffic data by The University of Alabama Center for Advanced Public Safety.
It’s a knock-down, drag-out, winner-takes-all battle royal at the finals of UA’s 3-Minute Thesis competition at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in in Russell Hall, room 159. OK, that’s an exaggeration. But the battle for thousands in prize money and the chance to represent the University in a national competition is pretty serious.