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Alabama Man Who Popped a ‘Baby Trump’ Balloon at Football Game Ordered to Attend Counseling

(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) — An Alabama man arrested for slashing a towering protest balloon depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was ordered to attend counseling and complete community service for a chance at getting the charges dismissed. If Hoyt Hutchinson, 32, finishes the Tuscaloosa County District Attorney’s diversion program without any other infractions, the case and charges against him could be removed from his record, WIAT-TV reported on Thursday. Hutchinson will also be required to pay ...
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Pentagon Preps Nuclear Moon Rocket

The Pentagon wants to extend the reach of its satellites tens of thousands miles toward the moon. And it’s working on a high-tech, atomic-powered “nuclear thermal propulsion” engine to make it possible.The military’s goal is to deploy maneuverable satellites into the vast space between the Earth and the moon—“cislunar” space, it’s called—before China gets there with its own spacecraft.But this isn’t the first time the U.S. government has tried to develop an atomic rocket. And there’s no guarante...
Tags: Science, Congress, China, America, Nasa, Earth, Beijing, United States, Moon, Darpa, Pentagon, Mars, Donald Trump, Defense Department, University Of Alabama, Trump

UAH research could have broad implications for immunotherapy and cancer treatment

Research into engineering artificial organs that mimic the functions of human lymph nodes at The University of Alabama in Huntsville has garnered one of its professors a $507,777 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program Award.
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Surgical jackets and head covers do not reduce surgical site infections, study shows

A study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published in JAMA Surgery on Feb. 12 indicates that surgical jackets and head covers known as bouffants did not reduce the incidence of surgical site infections.
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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends

Incarceration of a family member during childhood associated with diabetes in men

Men who experienced a family member's incarceration are 64% more likely to have diabetes in later adulthood, compared to those who were not exposed to this childhood adversity, report researchers from the University of Toronto and University of Alabama in a recent study in SAGE-Open Medicine.
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Dolphins great Jason Taylor shares how Nick Saban helped his career

Long before Jason Taylor was a first ballot Hall of Famer and Nick Saban was the head coach at a dynasty at the University of Alabama, the two shared the football field on Sundays in South Florida as members of the Miami Dolphins. Taylor wo
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Thinking About Crowdsourcing? The Potential Benefits Of Crowdsourcing

Keeping a close eye on the books and looking to the future are key in business. As technology advances, the way businesses draw up budgets and forecasts is evolving. One of the most recent developments is the use of crowdsourcing, a technique, which involves gathering information from a large group of people, usually online. The infographic below showcases the potential benefits of crowdsourcing for companies and accountancy firms, providing an overview of a research study conducted by the Uni...
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How Long Will the Coronavirus Outbreak Last? Experts Are Scrambling to Find Out

As a novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV continues to spread throughout China and to countries across the world, the big question is: How long will the outbreak last—and how bad will it get? While some doctors have made predictions and outbreaks of similar coronaviruses like severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) provide clues, the short, if unsatisfying, answer is that no one is exactly sure. “There is no scientist nor sage on the planet that ...
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Study shows wide variability in cost for orthobiologic therapies

The use of orthobiologics is a hot trend in orthopedics, but new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows wide variability in cost for these therapies.
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University of Alabama students escape injury after charter bus bursts into flames in Mississippi

A video posted on Twitter shows a charter bus engulfed in flames. The bus was carrying University of Alabama students, who were evacuated safely.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bus carrying college students engulfed in flames

A bus carrying students from the University of Alabama burst into flames after hitting an object in the road in Mississippi.
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Bus carrying students engulfed in flames

A bus carrying students from the University of Alabama burst into flames after hitting an object in the road in Mississippi.
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Page 69: Dork

Disclaimer: The Page 69 Test  is not mine. It has been around since 2007, asking authors to compare page 69 against the meat of the actual story it is a part of. I loved the whole idea of it and so I'm stealing it specifically to showcase small press titles - novels, novellas, short story collections, the works! So until the founder of  The Page 69 Test  calls a cease and desist, let's do this thing.... In this installment of Page 69,  We put Will Winkle's to the test... Set up...
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Charter bus carrying college students burst into flames

A bus carrying fraternity members of the University of Alabama caught fire while driving back to Tuscaloosa from New Orleans.         [Author: Storyful]
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Former NBA Player Jim Farmer to Plead Not Guilty to Human Trafficking Charge

(MURFREESBORO, Tenn.) — A grand jury has brought charges in a sex trafficking case against former NBA player and one-time University of Alabama basketball standout Jim Farmer, who was caught up in an undercover law enforcement sting last October. Farmer, 55, of Franklin, Tennessee, was arrested again after being indicted by the Rutherford County grand jury with attempted trafficking for sexual servitude, attempted solicitation of a minor and attempted patronizing of a prostitute, news outlets re...
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Tua Tagovailoa tweets decision coming on Monday

University of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa said via his Twitter account that his decision on whether he will enter the NFL Draft is coming on Monday, January 6. Tagovailoa's announcement of his pending decision comes on the heels of A
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UAB seminar on the extraordinary science of the immune system

"The human immune system makes my head explode," Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel recently told a University of Alabama at Birmingham freshman seminar on immunology. "This is by far the hardest subject I have ever had to explore."
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Researchers study the effects of hyperoxia on the lung development of germ-free newborn mice

Charitharth Vivek Lal, M.D., and University of Alabama at Birmingham colleagues have used a novel and first-of-its-kind newborn mouse model to study the effect of high oxygen concentrations, or hyperoxia, on lung development of newborn mice that are germ-free -- meaning no microbes colonizing their lungs.
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Tua Tagovailoa Was Injured Again. Should He Have Been Playing?

The Alabama quarterback and top N.F.L. prospect was carted off the field with a hip injury against Mississippi State. His team was up big at the time.
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College Football’s Champions Aren’t in Top 4 of the Playoff Rankings. Why?

The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll, but did include Penn State.
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Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers, for the first time ever, have achieved patch-clamp studies of an elusive part of mammalian myelinated nerves called the Nodes of Ranvier.
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College Football Playoff Rankings Put Penn State Over Clemson

The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, the defending national champion, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll.
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Trump Says Kentucky Vote Will Send Message on Impeachment

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump encouraged his supporters in Kentucky to vote Tuesday to re-elect the state’s Republican governor, declaring it would send a message to congressional Democrats conducting an impeachment inquiry.Trump held a campaign rally in Lexington, Kentucky on behalf of Governor Matt Bevin, who is being challenged by the state’s Democratic attorney general, Andy Beshear.“Matt’s running against these people and we have to send them a sign,” Trump said. “We are sending a s...
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Former NBA, Alabama player Farmer arrested on sex charges

SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Former NBA player and one-time University of Alabama basketball standout Jim Farmer has been arrested on human trafficking charges in Tennessee. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the 55-year-old resident of Franklin, Tennessee, was among 16 men arrested on charges of seeking sex from minors. A statement from the agency says […]
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A National Title Is Hard. Is an SEC Title Harder?

After beating Auburn, the Tigers took over the top spot in the A.P. Top 25 poll and will next play No. 2 Alabama in two weeks.
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Study aims to learn more about silent infarction, cognitive decline linked to silent stroke

Can you have a stroke and not know it? Unfortunately, yes. It is a phenomenon called a silent stroke or, more formally, a silent cerebral infarction. Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Stanford University want to learn more about silent strokes and their role in brain health, including dementia.
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Can a Psychedelic Experience Improve Your Life?

My earliest exposure to psychedelics came from growing up near the Haight Ashbury in San Francisco, well past the glory days of the Summer of Love. The Haight Street of my youth was a tourist destination for hippiesque consumerism, not a countercultural hub, though I was aware that a drug called lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) created much tie-dye and “the best music of our time,” according to those who were allegedly there. My parents’ own Summer of Love included stories of pot and protest but...
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Roll Goliath A Day Trip to Tuscaloosa

For the past decade or so one phrase has become standard for teams on the rise that want to prove they're legit We Want Bama. And the team from the University of Alabama has not only accepted their role as the dominant team in college football they have
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