Technology and Innovation

Often a Great Notion

If “necessity is the mother of invention, ” Alabama is a good mom. Here are some of her sons, 10 remarkable men you...

The Creativity of Worker Ownership

Perhaps more so than any company in Alabama, innovation goes way back at American Cast Iron Pipe Co. To be sure, ...

Cast Iron Creativity

Call it apropos that Birmingham-based American Cast Iron Pipe Co. unveiled its latest product innovation — the American Earthquake Joint System — at a...

Inventing Faster and Faster

Kevin Schneider is the chief technology officer at Huntsville-based Adtran Inc., a publicly traded information technology company (NASDAQ: ADTN), with sales of...

Auburn at Epicenter of Next Industrial Revolution

3D printing — the process of making three-dimensional solid objects from a digital file — has moved far beyond the sci-fi and hobbyist markets...

Culinary Creativity

With access to Alabama’s abundance of fresh fish, meats, cheese, vegetables and fruit, it’s no wonder Alabama chefs — from fine-dining...

Putting Personalized Medicine in Orbit

Modern health care is in a constant race to develop the best drug in the shortest amount of time for the lowest price. One...

Giants and Startups in Alabama Aerospace

Alabama’s aerospace industry has made significant strides in the last year, owing in part to the sheer diversity of its technology and manufacturing...

Spaceship Landing Zone

For decades, space vehicles have been designed and built in Alabama, but launched and landed elsewhere, usually in Florida or California....

Higher Yields with Social Media

Not so long ago, the big idea was for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System to build a website and populate it with content...

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