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Making a Living in Marshall County
A photographer’s account of business life in three rural Alabama counties: Part 2, Marshall County.
New Book Highlights Alabama’s Beauty
Rolling off the press of NewSouth Books next month is “My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State.”
Top Business Clusters Lure Two Major Data Centers
DC BLOX is amplifying strategic data capacity in support of Alabama’s most concentrated business and technology centers.
A New Universe of Medical Research
Alabama is well represented in this newest field of medical research. Perhaps more promising than the genome is the new frontier of the microbiome — your gut microbes and “all of the bugs that are living in symbiotic relationship with us.”
How I Got My Start: Tuskegee University’s Shaik Jeelani
Tuskegee University produces more research per capita than any other historically black college, and one reason is Shaik Jeelani. Tuskegee made a place for him 45 years ago and he was never persuaded to leave.
Superlative Burbs: Pike Road
This collection of idyllic neighborhoods emerged from 160 acres of former farmland adjacent to Montgomery.
Swedish Steel Makes Alabama Its North American Home
A leveling of trade inequities and improved steel demand are the foundation of a $100 million new investment in one of the premier electric-arc steel mills in the country — SSAB America’s flagship in Mobile, the new company headquarters, after a move from Chicago.
Huntsville Coffee Trail Joins Growing Beer Trail
Downtown Huntsville has launched a new promotion for its growing cluster of gourmet retailers.
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.