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UA Professor to Join Scientists Exploring the Deep Ocean

On Thursday, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Kevin Kocot will join 21 other marine scientists for training in the use of research submersibles. The scientists will collect animal, coral and sediment samples from the Atlantic Ocean’s bottom.

2016 Randall Research Program Honors 16 UA Students

Sixteen University of Alabama undergraduate researchers have received recognition through the Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Program. The program recognizes the best research activity conducted by UA undergraduates, who are nominated by faculty and staff research directors.

Flooding’s Impact on Wetlands Measurable via Low-Cost Approach, UA-Led Research Shows

Scientists designed a new, on-site method for studying potential impacts rising sea levels can have on vital wetlands, said a University of Alabama researcher who led a study publishing today describing the modifiable apparatuses.

Lecturer to Discuss Nobel Prize Winner in UA’S ALLELE Lecture Series

Dr. Sean Carroll, an evolutionary biologist, will present a lecture on the work of Jacques Monod, a French biologist and Nobel Prize winner, Thursday, April 23 as part of the Alabama Lectures on Life’s Evolution, or ALLELE, series at The University of Alabama.

Nutrient Pollution Damages Streams in Ways Previously Unknown, UA Co-Authored Research Shows

In a new study published in the journal Science, a team of researchers, including University of Alabama ecologists, reports that nutrient pollution causes a significant loss of forest-derived carbon from stream ecosystems, reducing the ability of streams to support aquatic life.

Caldwell Named UA Distinguished Research Professor

The University of Alabama’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. Guy Caldwell, UA professor of biological sciences, a University Distinguished Research Professor.

Biologist to Discuss Evolution’s Impact on Medicine in UA Lecture

Biologist Mike Antolin will present a lecture on the relationship between public health and evolution Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Biology Building Auditorium, room 127, on The University of Alabama campus.

UA Researchers Lead Gulf Coast Oil Spill Study

Two University of Alabama biologists are leading a new, three-year, $1.5 million study of the 2010 oil spill’s impact on the northern Gulf of Mexico in an effort to improve responses to future spills.

Exhibit Features ‘Fishes of Alabama’ at UA Gallery

More than 50 colored illustrations of fishes native to the state of Alabama are on display at The University of Alabama Gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Students’ Religiosity More Influential than Education in Views on Evolution, UA Research Shows

College students’ views on evolution are shaped significantly more by religiosity than education, according to a survey of Southern students by University of Alabama researchers.

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