Archive for ‘2003’
A popular sports supplement, chromium picolinate, can damage DNA and cause lethal mutations and sterility, according to new research outlined in an article published in a Spring 2003 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (paper #6646), and authored by Dr. John Vincent, chemistry professor in UA's College of Arts and Sciences.
For the second consecutive summer, experts with UA's Alabama Museum of Natural History led an archaeological expedition of the state's first territorial capitol, Old St. Stephens in Washington County. They dug up new details about the boom town and how early Alabamians lived.
Three new atlases recently published by UA's geography department offer an abundance of information about Alabama's metropolitan areas as well as demographic and economic data on a county-by-county basis.
With 70 research labs, five teaching labs, three theater-style lecture halls, 40 offices for faculty and professional staff, and 80 offices for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, the Shelby Interdisciplinary Science Building will be the largest academic building on the UA campus when it is completed this year and one of the Southeast's largest science education facilities. Construction of the structure has drawn considerable interest based on its size as well as its beauty.
Statistics show that there are disparities between breast and cervical cancer deaths for African-American and white women. Why?
Students at The University of Alabama have published their first edition of a scientific journal designed to highlight undergraduate student research at UA.
Hunt was Morgan's advisor and mentor while Morgan was at TTU earning his doctorate, and together the two developed an article from Morgan's dissertation. Morgan is pleased with the feedback his article has received, but is quick to point out that authoring the article wasn't a solo project.
Results from the first year of experiments at KamLAND, an underground neutrino detector in central Japan, show that anti-neutrinos emanating from nearby nuclear reactors are "disappearing," which indicates they have mass and can oscillate or change from one type to another.
Dr. Andrew Graettinger, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Dr. Philip Johnson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, have developed a method of drilling long, straight, small holes in typical building materials without compromising the strength of the structure. This new method will be used for building stabilization, especially in areas that are considered earthquake zones.
Access to services by individuals in Alabama who are victims of domestic violence is being improved through a new project that proposes merging government programs with advocacy groups.
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June 13, 2013
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June 13, 2013
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June 10, 2013
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