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Rocket Science

A University of Alabama researcher is working with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center on designing a new rocket engine that will allow rockets to take on more weight.

Using the Future to Understand the Past

From 3D imaging and printing to ground penetrating radar and photogrammetry, UA archaeologists and researchers recognize the importance of using these tools of the future to better understand the past.

Body Sensing

Want to eat healthier, exercise more or smoke less? A UA researcher’s wearable sensors may one day help you modify your behaviors.

Calling All Birds

By recording months of bird calls, University of Alabama researchers are creating a baseline to later measure changing bird populations.

A Water Wizard

A University of Alabama researcher’s software tools, called wizards, can guide water managers in protecting this critical resource.

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.

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