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Houston County Schools Weigh Cybersecurity Contract

The Houston County School System began considering a cyberscurity contract proposal Monday, in response to a major malware attack in July that delayed school...

State’s Bioscience Sector Has New Leadership

For the first time in its history, Alabama’s lead bioscience organization — BIO Alabama — has hired an executive director to bolster and promote...

Turning Off Your Devices Might Be a Good Idea

"For sensitive conversations, it might be a good idea to put your phone away or turn it off," is the most telling tip the...

UAB Startup Takes on Aging at the Cellular Level

A new startup out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is taking on aging. Yuva Biosciences hopes to tap into the $11 billion...

Acclinate Genetics Works to Fight Health Disparities

Huntsville research firm Acclinate Genetics is working to make sure minorities are represented in genetic research and clinical trials.A number of diseases, including both...

Tuskegee Researchers Find Promising Way of Capturing Carbon Dioxide

Scientists working at Tuskegee University have found a bio-based material that shows promise for capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere — a more immediate solution to climate change than revamping land and forestry usage or geo-engineering.

HudsonAlpha One of Big 3 in Elective Genetics

Huntsville's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is one of three medical institutions that offer programs for elective genomics, providing healthy people a deep dive into...

Sen. Doug Jones to Keynote Israeli Tech Partnership Event

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Alabama, will give keynote remarks next week at a conference on creating technology partnerships between Alabama and Israeli businesses.

An Entrepreneur’s Bright Summer

Benchmarks at health IT startup Therapy Brands

Promoting Entrepreneurship with New Collaboration

A push by The University of Alabama to promote entrepreneurship throughout the Tuscaloosa region is increasing with a realignment of resources to better support innovators.

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