- Published: 16 July 2013
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New areas of extragalactic study may emerge from research by UAH astrophysicists using data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory to conclude that baryons making up all visible matter – once thought to be missing from clusters – are present in the expected ratios in large, luminous clusters.
- Published: 12 July 2013
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A proposal for “Experimental Investigation of Noise and Thermo-acoustic Instabilities in Low-Emission, High-Efficiency Combustion Systems for Aviation” from UAH is among 14 selected by NASA to share in $10.5 million to conduct research and technology development in areas important to the agency's mission, develop faculty and support higher education students.
- Published: 11 July 2013
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Climate change field studies in the Republic of Panama are being conducted by seven undergraduate student researchers from UAH who are studying atmospheric and earth system science, including minors in biology and mathematics, as part of a cooperative arrangement between UAH and The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC).
- Published: 09 July 2013
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Mixing fun with fundamental lessons may help nursing students retain more knowledge in preparation for exams, a case study at UAH indicates.
- Published: 08 July 2013
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You are what you eat - and so are your offspring. And in the title bout featuring protein versus sugar, protein is the winner.
- Published: 01 July 2013
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With billions of dollars of past space research at risk of being lost forever, Dr. Charles Lundquist is running a race against technology and time.
- Published: 24 June 2013
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For the first time, blind and visually impaired mathematics students will be able to remotely communicate with their teachers in math's precise written symbolic language by using an easily accessible, accurate two-way system developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) in cooperation with gh LLC, an assistive technology corporation that focuses on making print accessible to the visually impaired and blind.
- Published: 17 June 2013
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Tiny implants to monitor bodily functions or to provide insulin or any other drug based on immediate need would be an advancement in personalized medicine, but a problem inherent in implants is the tendency of the human immune system to recognize the device as an invader and encapsulate it, preventing the device from doing its job.
- Published: 10 June 2013
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Consuming caffeine could mute the efficacy of certain cancer drugs, and some traditional Nigerian medicinal plants target specific biomolecular pathways to be useful in the treatment of the protozoan that causes African sleeping sickness, according to research from UAH.
- Published: 31 May 2013
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What if you could save farmers money, protect the quality of the water in a watershed, help keep invasive plants out of waterways, protect biodiversity and prevent potential oxygen-depletion mass fish kills all with one predictive tool?