Using sunlight to create energy may seem a simple concept, but simple ideas often take creative solutions to become reality.
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A patented technique relying on shape manipulation of nanoparticles offers potential for safer MRIs.
Two University of Alabama physicists who were part of the Higgs boson discovery team say the fun has just begun
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.
Global earthquakes help a University of Alabama geologist image a mostly ice-buried mountain range in Antarctica.
By better understanding how consumers are made comfortable providing personal information online, University of Alabama marketing experts are providing website-development strategies beneficial to both customers and companies.
As anyone who has picked up a newspaper — or stood in an unemployment line — knows, creating jobs in today’s economic climate is a slow-lane struggle. In partnership with UA faculty and staff, two departments seek to use campus breakthroughs to accelerate lane changes.
Deafening noise during combustion can lead to jet engine failure. A University of Alabama engineering professor, working with the U.S. Navy, uses a sponge-like material to reduce engine noise at its source.