The first 3D print of a G-quadruplex DNA sequence and its molecular structure was recently created at The University of Alabama in the UA 3D Printing Lab, allowing researchers a potentially valuable new tool in the fight against cancer. Read more
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The College of Engineering has several research centers and institutes that capitalize on interdisciplinary research initiatives and advance the University’s mission. Browse articles affiliated with our research centers.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency had — but did not use — a system to send weather and traffic alerts directly to people’s cell phones during the crippling Jan. 28 snowstorm, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. Read more
Sources: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Two companies with University of Alabama affiliations are among seven startups selected to advance to the next phase of the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation announced Friday Bidsters LLC and Child Safety Pass, both Tuscaloosa based, were among the companies… Read more
Sources: The Tuscaloosa News
Three companies affiliated with The University of Alabama are set to compete in a state-wide Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition. Read more
Federal agencies conclude and agree that code adoption and compliance, training for code officials and updating codes based on lessons learned from natural disasters are major factors in creating more resilient structures and safer communities. Read more
Sources: Fire Engineering
Three companies with University of Alabama ties are among the 12 teams selected to compete in the latest round of the Alabama Launchpad Start-Up Competition, a contest designed to help startups take their ideas from concept to reality. Read more
A patented technique relying on shape manipulation of nanoparticles offers potential for safer MRIs. Read more
With multiple school bus wrecks this week, East Texans are speaking up about installing seat belts on buses… According to studies by the National Safety Council and University of Alabama, installing seat belts on buses would add $8,000 to $15,000 to the cost of a new bus. Read more
Sources: KLTV 7
Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama.… Read more
Renewable energy sources such as wind-powered generators can be more reliable and efficient by better controlling the process of getting electricity onto the power grid, according to a United States patent based on research by Dr. Shuhui Li, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama. Read more