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Helping the Wheels Go Round

A group of University of Alabama business researchers teamed with a heavy duty truck and trailer supplier to solve a product distribution challenge and achieve cost-savings for the company.

Securing Safety: Former CIA Officer Leads Cyber Research

The University of Alabama’s newly launched Cyber Institute is pursuing an interdisciplinary approach to cyber technology and safety.

An Extra Edge: Simulation, UA Help Automakers Save

Two engineering professors are working with industry to solve key issues in automotive manufacturing, using computers to save the companies time and money.

Sunny Days

Using sunlight to create energy may seem a simple concept, but simple ideas often take creative solutions to become reality.

Shaping Safer Scans

A patented technique relying on shape manipulation of nanoparticles offers potential for safer MRIs.

Stimulate My Brain

Two education professors at The University of Alabama hope low-current brain stimulation can be an answer for students who struggle to learn, recall or retain information.

Particle Physics, Post-Higgs

Two University of Alabama physicists who were part of the Higgs boson discovery team say the fun has just begun

Energy Supply Problem 2.0

A University of Alabama engineering professor hopes to swap rare-earth minerals used in electric machines with more abundant substitutes to drive down costs and encourage swifter adoption.

No Mountain Too Low

Global earthquakes help a University of Alabama geologist image a mostly ice-buried mountain range in Antarctica.

Suspending Belief: Virtual Reality Lab to Provide Coping, Research Opportunities

The University of Alabama will soon become the third university in the country, researchers say, to have a social work virtual reality lab.

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