Tag: Alabama NewsCenter

Good News Fridays: Bimingham-Area Sixth Grader Among First In The Country To Pilot New LUCI Technology

Post by Tyler Greer for Alabama NewsCenter Last month, a pediatric patient at UAB Hospital became one of the first people in the world to receive a “smart” safety system on a power wheelchair. […]

GuideSafe May Be Secret Weapon Against COVID-19 For Alabama To Get Back To Normal

Post by Michael Tomberlin from Alabama NewsCenter Alabamians have a new weapon against COVID-19 this Labor Day weekend that they didn’t have the past two holiday weekends when cases spiked, and officials are urging […]

Good News Fridays: Viral ‘Can’t Touch This’ Principal Wants To Compete On ‘Dancing With The Stars’

Post by Anthony Cook for Alabama NewsCenter A principal’s parody of an MC Hammer video emphasizing COVID-19 guidelines has captured the heart of America and much of the world over the past three weeks, […]

HudsonAlpha Scientists Help Identify Important Parts Of The Human Genome

For nearly two decades, researchers at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, along with collaborators at Caltech, Penn State and UC Irvine, have been trying to understand how the human genome functions. As members of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements […]

Alabama’s Sidewalk Film Festival 2020: A Tale Of Four Short Films

Post by Alec Harvey from Alabama NewsCenter Though the Sidewalk Film Festival is in a new location this year – at the Grand River Drive-In in the Backyard in Leeds – some things remain the same. […]

UAB Preclinical Study Of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Potent T-Cell Responses

Preclinical studies of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham show positive results that appear to distinguish this vaccine candidate from other vaccine candidates now in advanced stages of clinical […]

Alabama’s GuideSafe Exposure Notification App Launches Statewide

Post by Ashley Foster from Alabama NewsCenter GuideSafe – a platform developed by a team of experts at UAB to combat COVID-19 – today launched its anonymous Exposure Notification App to the general public. Supported […]

Emily’s Heirloom Pound Cakes To Share Its ‘Sweet’ Success Story With Millions On QVC, HSN Wednesday

Post from Alabama NewsCenter Millions of TV shoppers will be introduced this week to Emily’s Heirloom Pound Cakes and learn what makes this Homewood business’ original creations so unforgettably tasty. Emily’s Heirloom Pound Cakes […]

Talladega’s Union Village Provides Homes, Independence To People With Disabilities

Post by Carla Davis from Alabama NewsCenter. Jim Bob Rutlin has come home at last. Rutlin is one of the first residents of Union Village, an innovative community in Talladega for low-income […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Being Tested In Alabama Showing Promise

Post by Alicia Rohan from Alabama NewsCenter Altimmune Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has announced positive results of its intranasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AdCOVID, from the preclinical studies conducted in mice at the University […]

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