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  1. University of Alabama Researcher Helps Unlock Bio-Diversity MysteryRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The discovery of a deep-water seaweed that evolved into a multi-cellular plant more than 540 million years ago has added a new branch to the tree of life, according to a biologist at The University of Alabama.

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  2. UA Researcher Studies Cuba's Coastal Forests in Anticipation of Tourism IncreaseRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - With the 1960 trade embargo on Cuba expected to be weakened if not lifted - President Barack Obama called for the embargo's end at his final State of the Union address - the large Caribbean island is preparing for an influx of American tourists.

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  3. UA Study Details Brazilians' Lack of Desire for Children, MarriageRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Fewer men and women in Brazil value marriage and having offspring when selecting a mate, according to a University of Alabama psychologist.

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  4. Want to Avoid a Cold? Try a Tattoo or Twenty, says UA ResearcherRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - There's no known cure for the common cold, but receiving multiple tattoos can strengthen your immunological responses, potentially making you heartier in fighting off common infections, according to research by a trio of University of Alabama scholars.

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  5. Professor Seeks Participants for Pediatric Cancer StudyRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - No one can truly understand the challenges faced by parents of a child with cancer, but one University of Alabama professor hopes to get a brief snapshot into that life through a current study.

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  6. Technology Aims to Improve Drinking WaterRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - A method of cleaning drinking water with light is being tested and developed at The University of Alabama with the hope of creating a product available for homes and businesses.

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  7. Is Thanksgiving Day Turkey Making You Tired?Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With more than 9 million Americans taking prescription sleep aids, public health professionals are evaluating a variety of natural methods to help people get better sleep.

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  8. CrossingPoints to Begin $2.5 Million Expansion of Transition Program...Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- CrossingPoints, a student transition program on The University of Alabama campus, is growing in both size and reach through a $2.5 million grant to help create a bridge to higher education for those with intellectual disabilities.

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  9. University of Alabama Researchers Design Material That More Effectively Slows LightRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | Newswise

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published in Scientific Reports by the Nature Publishing Group.

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