Mosasaurs – an extinct group of aquatic reptiles that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period – possibly were “endotherms,” or warm-blooded creatures, a paper co-written by a University of Alabama professor suggests.
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A University of Alabama geologist was among researchers honored at the White House Monday, as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Dr. Spyros Pavlides, geologist and dean of the Faculty of Sciences at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece, will present a lecture on geodynamic characteristics and volcanic activity in the southern Aegean Sea as part of a weeklong visit to The University of Alabama.
More than 400 students are expected to participate in the 2014 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama Saturday, Feb. 22, beginning at 9 a.m.
President Barack Obama named a University of Alabama geologist among the researchers receiving the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.
Dr. Chunmiao Zheng, professor of geological sciences at The University of Alabama, has been named as the 2013 recipient of the O.E Meinzer Award by the Geological Society of America.
Analyses of clam shells used in ancient funeral ceremonies offer additional evidence as to how climate change may have contributed to the gradual collapse of an early South-American civilization, according to University of Alabama scientists.
A professor of oceanography who studies life on and below the ocean’s floor will give a public talk at The University of Alabama beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Shelby Hall, room 1004.
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.
Dr. Brad Sagarin, a psychology professor at Northern Illinois University, will present his lecture, “Evolutionary Psychology: Exploring Darwin’s Psychological Legacy,” on Oct.13 at 7:30 p.m. in 127 Biology Building on The University of Alabama campus.