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Preclinical Testing of Inhaled Monoclonal Antibody for COVID-19 Shows Therapeutic Efficacy

Preclinical Testing of Inhaled Monoclonal Antibody for COVID-19 Shows Therapeutic Efficacy

| October 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

An inhaled treatment against the SARS-CoV-2 virus may lead to a future self-administered therapy for COVID-19, the pandemic that has killed more than 1 million people worldwide.

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Alabama-Built Mercedes-Maybach SUV to Start at $160,500

Alabama-Built Mercedes-Maybach SUV to Start at $160,500

| October 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

The Alabama-built, high-end Mercedes-Maybach GLS SUV will go on sale later this year with a base price of $160,500, the automaker announced today.

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UAB Recognized as Diversity Champion in Higher Education

UAB Recognized as Diversity Champion in Higher Education

| October 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Insight Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity publication and website in higher education, has recognized the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award recipient and a 2020 Diversity Champion.

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Recipe: Creme Brûlée Cake

Recipe: Creme Brûlée Cake

| October 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Creme brûlée lovers will rejoice over this three-layer vanilla bean cake filled with a stovetop custard and burnt sugar crunch. For the frosting, a Swiss meringue buttercream is flavored with bruleed sugar to create a decadent dessert that is reminiscent of the classic French dessert.

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7 Delicious Fish You May Not Have Tried

7 Delicious Fish You May Not Have Tried

| October 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Eating more seafood is a great way to improve bone strength, brain development, and immune and cardiovascular systems. It also gives you an exciting opportunity to branch out from your tried-and-true recipes and try some lesser-known fish.

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Researchers Helping Alabama Oyster Farmers Survive COVID-19 Setbacks

Researchers Helping Alabama Oyster Farmers Survive COVID-19 Setbacks

| October 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

A new program is helping oyster farmers hurt financially by the COVID-19 pandemic while simultaneously improving oyster reefs on the Gulf Coast.

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Alabama’s JJPR Wins U.S. Chamber Dream Big Award

Alabama’s JJPR Wins U.S. Chamber Dream Big Award

| October 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Jennifer Jenkins and her team noted two things at a company retreat last year. One was that the company, JJPR Agency, would celebrate its 10 year anniversary in 2020.

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Alabama Closes Out Census With 99.9% Response

Alabama Closes Out Census With 99.9% Response

| October 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

The once-a-decade census is done, and virtually every Alabama household has been counted, thanks to a successful homestretch effort.

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Big Bopper Burger one of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

Big Bopper Burger one of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama

| October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am

A diner is named such because most customers come there to sit down and dine. Such businesses are not made for the take-out-only setup that COVID-19 forced restaurants to switch to earlier this year.

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University of Alabama Partners With Alabama Power, Energy-Focused Accelerator

University of Alabama Partners With Alabama Power, Energy-Focused Accelerator

| October 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

A partnership with an organization that supports startups in energy technology will advance the University of Alabama’s educational and research mission.

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Auburn University Researchers Aim to Fuel New Markets From Hurricane-Ravaged Timber

Auburn University Researchers Aim to Fuel New Markets From Hurricane-Ravaged Timber

| October 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

A team of researchers from Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences is exploring ways to give new life to downed timber that has been decimated by hurricanes.

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Alabama Power Energizer Stays Busy Helping Tarrant Church Package Food for Underserved

Alabama Power Energizer Stays Busy Helping Tarrant Church Package Food for Underserved

| October 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am

A “honey-do” list may have kept him busy for a while, but after several months of the extended pandemic, one retiree found that true satisfaction comes from helping others.

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