Healthcare

Health Programs Make the Grade

When it comes to nursing and radiologic technology education, several of Alabama’s community colleges are making the grade with a high number of...

UAB Docs in the Lead on Stent Advance

In July, UAB Hospital became the first in the state to use a new implantable device that dissolves inside the human body to...

Introducing a Game-Changing Element

Tatva Biosciences, a young Mobile company, is building its business on silver nanoparticles — hoping it can transform some promising research into...

Take a Look at This

If you believe big things come in small packages, a nondescript lab in the research wing of University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer...

Critical Breakthrough

While the first rule of medicine might be, “Do no harm, ” it is quickly followed in importance by, “Stop the bleeding.”...

Breakthrough Brain Science

As a part of this issue’s focus on innovation, we spoke with Edward Taub, a medical researcher who has played a leading...

Setting a New Standard in Health I/T

Dr. James Cimino, director of UAB’s new Informatics Institute, hopes to make health care...

Big Data, Big Hospital Venture

Makul Mehra, M.D., a Birmingham gastroenterologist, says he first met entrepreneur G.T. LaBorde while attending parent orientation at their children’s grade...

Strategies for Long-Term Health Care

Benjamin Franklin said nothing is certain except death and taxes. The extended epigram almost could have been: Nothing is certain except death, taxes...

Medical IT Multiplier

Tanveer Patel, named one of the nation’s top 100 entrepreneurs in February by Upstart Business Journal, has been taking strategic risks since...

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Dog’s Nose Inspires Diabetes Detector

A new wearable device by AerBetic Inc. lets diabetics keep up with their blood-sugar levels.

Auburn Soil Lab Gets $43M Infusion

A venerable soil research facility at Auburn University is expecting a $43 million funding infusion from Congress for a new facility that will continue its work of improving global food production.

Movers & Shakers in Coffee, Dale & Geneva Counties

Mike Baergen Baergen is general manager of the Ozark Assembly Operations for Bell Flight, working to increase production while maintaining safety and quality standards. Baergen,...

City Trees Are These Artisans’ Niche

Leigh and Cliff Spencer’s Alabama Sawyer makes its niche in the recycled timber of Alabama’s “urban forest.”

Alabama Builders Advance New Technologies

Technology is now making a difference on the ground in Alabama construction — whereas, the data once just flowed to HQ.