Eight Auburn University students, graduates receive National Science Foundation fellowships

Article body Eight current or former Auburn University students have won this year the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, a program designed to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce in the United States. Each fellowship consists of three years of support accessible over a five-year period. For each … Read more

Ancient Cave Art in Alabama May Be The Largest Ever Found in North America

New details of our past are coming to light, hiding in the nooks and crannies of the world, as we refine our techniques to go looking for them. Most lauded is the reconstruction of the evolution of humanity since our African origins around 300,000 years ago, by analyzing our living and fossil DNA. Replete with … Read more

New Report Refutes Flawed Science of Texas and Alabama Transgender Legal Actions

A major new report by legal and medical experts from Yale Law School, the Yale School of Medicine’s Child Study Center and Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, and the University of Texas Southwestern analyzes in depth the misleading scientific claims that informed recent actions by Texas and Alabama to criminalize medical treatment for transgender youth. … Read more

Tennessee health science chancellor says pandemic has created resilience in health care

Contributed photo by University of Tennessee Health Science Center / Dr. Peter Buckley took over as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in February. Dr. Peter Buckley took over as the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in February and recently made his first trip to … Read more

Mysterious hepatitis outbreak sickens young children in Europe as CDC probes cases in Alabama | Science

Puzzled scientists are searching for the cause of a strange and alarming outbreak of severe hepatitis in young children, with 74 cases documented in the United Kingdom and three in Spain. Clinicians in Denmark and the Netherlands are also reporting similar cases. And in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Read more