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The crashing of the enormous fluked tail on the surface of the ocean is a “calling card” of modern whales. Living whales have no back legs, and their front legs take the form of flippers that allow them to steer. Their special tails provide the powerful thrust necessary to move their huge bulk.
When students make mistakes in the classroom, teachers are instructed to use immediate feedback. This makes a strong impression and ensures that students won’t repeat the mistakes again and again.
Bernice Washington has her finger on the pulse of her community. By working at a mental health center, learning about ways to treat alcoholism and becoming involved in the reformation of a neighborhood, Washington, a lifelong Tuscaloosan, got to know about the needs of her community.
In 2001, the Capstone Rural Health Center opened in Parrish, bringing quality health care near to the doorsteps of the approximate 1,500 people living in and around the rural Walker County, Ala. community.
When Dr. Michael Steinberg was 11, he was cutting through a coastal pine forest to go fishing while he and his parents were vacationing near Fort Meyers, Fla. As he was walking, he caught sight of three big woodpeckers, two of which seemed to be engaged in some kind of courtship ritual.
Similarities abound between Donald Trump and The University of Alabama's Dr. William "Bill" Gathings. No, maybe not the hair, but each has demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit, and both are ardent promoters of a business-based competition with a reality TV show feel. Ok, so with Trump, it’s more than the feel of reality TV.
When some people refer to "rural," you think of farmland just outside small-town Alabama. When John Clark refers to "rural," he's talking two days' travel from the nearest road.
While many of us are concentrating on beating the heat as temperatures near triple digits, a University of Alabama botanist is focused on helping plants better withstand the cold.
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