More than 500 students are expected to participate in the 2012 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama Saturday, Feb. 18.
Two University of Alabama professors were named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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.
Forty-six of the country's brightest students are registered at The University of Alabama this fall for a course of study that will allow them to combine their strength in science, technology, engineering or math with their interests in business and complete their undergraduate studies and earn a master's degree in business administration in five years.
Building upon work initiated by University of Alabama scientists, Harvard Medical School researchers, collaborating with UA and others, took another step in cracking the code behind a protein's precise role in the disease dystonia and, along the way, discovered a new lead for cystic fibrosis research, according to a journal article publishing today.
The University of Alabama will host a national conference on science education June 20-21.
Scientists Discover Recycling Method to Advance Fuel Cell Practicality, UA Researchers Co-Author Announcement in Science
The use of hydrogen as a practical, widespread alternative fuel to gasoline took another step today as researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and The University of Alabama announce a method for recycling a hydrogen fuel source.
The University of Alabama will host a regional Science Olympiad competition for middle and high-school students Saturday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m.
The public is invited to view Jupiter through a University of Alabama telescope Feb. 10 beginning at 7 p.m. The sky viewing is the first in a series of events open to the public during the spring semester.
Hundreds of high school students from Alabama and surrounding states are expected to compete in The University of Alabama's 35th annual physics contest Feb. 11 on campus.
One of the strangest space objects ever seen is being scrutinized by the penetrating vision of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in a study led by a University of Alabama astronomer.
Researchers from The University of Alabama invite the public to learn more about nanotechnology – the science of the ultra small – via a Science Café scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 15 at the Barnes & Noble book store on McFarland Boulevard.
The University of Alabama ALLELE lecture, "T. Rex Under the Microscope: A New Look at an Old Dinosaur," will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in the Biology Auditorium on the UA campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Although it will heighten the experience, a telescope will not be required to view an upcoming total lunar eclipse, but an alarm clock might be.
A research article authored by a University of Alabama professor and her former graduate student is among 2010's "Top 25 Hottest Articles" appearing in the scientific journal Intermetallics.
Despite a long-held acceptance that healthy diets must incorporate chromium III, new research indicates the element has no nutritional benefit, according to a paper authored by University of Alabama researchers.
The Department of Energy has awarded a University of Alabama doctoral student, Steven Kelley, a three-year, $150,000 Nuclear Energy University Programs Fellowship.
The National Science Foundation awarded separate grants to two University of Alabama doctoral students to strengthen their research dissertations.
The public is invited to view the moon and Jupiter through a University of Alabama telescope Nov. 12 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Astronomers invite the public to Moundville to look through University of Alabama telescopes at star clusters and clouds of dust and gas between stars, known as nebulae, on Friday, Oct. 29 from 7 until 10 p.m.
The world's largest chemical society has selected a University of Alabama chemist for one of its 2011 national research awards.
A University of Alabama molecular biologist is among six experts tabbed by a science organization to organize development of an extensive website as a resource for educators across the nation.
The moon, both eclipsed and out of the shadows, takes center stage this fall during The University of Alabama's public sky viewings.
Like many amphibians, salamanders are declining at an alarming rate around the planet, but scientists have discovered a new kind of salamander scurrying about in central sections of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A University of Alabama molecular biologist will soon bring dozens of tiny, transparent animals who live in Gulf Coast waters back to his campus laboratory as part of an effort to better understand the oil spill's long-term impact on the coastal environment and creatures living there.