The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than 13,000 applicants.
Dr. Joseph Carroll, a leading scholar on the connection between social science and literary study, will visit The University of Alabama to give the lecture “The Historical Position of Literary Darwinism” April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium.
A University of Alabama researcher is the principal investigator in a large National Science Foundation project designed to discover and describe various types of green algae.
A research scientist with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute will discuss biodiversity studies done in collaboration with oil and gas companies in an upcoming talk at The University of Alabama.
Two leading scholars on the human origins problem will visit The University of Alabama to give a lecture Feb. 28. at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building auditorium on the UA campus.
Dr. John Hawks, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Neandertime: How Ancient Genomes are Transforming Our Past and Present,” Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
A chronic pain condition and numerous gastrointestinal disorders may all be caused by a virus.
Dr. E.O. Wilson, a University of Alabama alumnus and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who is widely considered one of the world’s most influential scientists, will visit UA as a scholar-in-residence with the College of Arts and Sciences Sept. 11-12.
A freshwater snail declared extinct in 2000 was recently rediscovered in the Cahaba River by a University of Alabama graduate student.
In the wilds of New York City — or as wild as you can get so close to skyscrapers — scientists have found a new leopard frog species that for years biologists mistook for a more widespread variety of leopard frog.
University of Alabama researchers have identified how a specific gene protects dopamine-producing neurons from dying in both animal models and in cultures of human neurons.
Dr. Brian Fagan, one of the world’s leading archaeological and historical writers, will visit The University of Alabama campus to give the lecture, “Elixir: Water and Humans over 10,000 years,” Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building.
Teaching evolution in American classrooms will be examined in the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, known as ALLELE, lecture series Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in room 127 of the Biology Building on The University of Alabama campus.
A biology professor who has won nearly $5 million in grants to strengthen undergraduate education in the sciences is the winner of The University of Alabama's Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor award.
Scientists outline new methods for better understanding links between specific proteins and the risks associated with Alzheimer's disease in an article co-authored by University of Alabama researchers and publishing today in Science Express.
Identification of three fatty acids involved in the extreme growth of Burmese pythons' hearts following large meals could prove beneficial in treating diseased human hearts, according to research co-authored by a University of Alabama scientist and publishing in the Oct. 28 issue of Science.
The University of Alabama will host Bama Grad Expo 2012, which brings top prospective graduate students to campus, Jan. 12-14, 2012.