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2014-04-08 08:20:52

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute's Engineering Division is part of a Torch Technologies proposed team that was recently awarded a contract with a potential value of $71 million to support Redstone Arsenal's Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center's (AMRDEC) System Simulation and Development Directorate (SSDD). The award will be used to support SSDD's world-class facilities and enhance and maintain its current suite...

2013-11-19 16:21:48

Center will explore ways to reduce, conserve and improve power plant water use ATLANTA, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power today dedicated the new Water Research Center (WRC) at Plant Bowen near Cartersville, Ga. The state-of-the-art center will focus on finding new ways to reduce, conserve and improve the quality of water returned to the environment from power plants. The WRC is the first U.S. research facility of its kind, and is made possible through a partnership with the...

2012-07-02 06:24:39

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. and SHREVEPORT, La., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using preclinical molecular imaging, scientists from Southern Research Institute and LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport have published data which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease. Their study--"PET Imaging a MPTP-Induced Mouse Model of Parkinson's Disease Using the Fluoropropyl-Dihydrotetrabenazine Analog [18F]-DTBZ (AV-133)"--was published in a recent edition (June 18,...

2012-05-02 02:27:58

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research today announced that it will collaborate with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to develop and validate a high-volume, high-throughput screening platform in their Galveston National Laboratory (GNL). High-throughput screening (HTS) involves the process of rapidly screening and testing large numbers of different chemical compounds against select disease targets. This collaboration will provide the...

2012-04-25 06:24:52

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research today announced that it has signed an agreement with Apath, LLC which will allow Southern Research to conduct laboratory testing, research, and/or screening of potential therapeutic agents for hepatitis C (HCV) on an exclusive, fee-for-service basis using Apath's HCV virus-based technology. Apath--a privately held technology company focusing on HCV and other human viral pathogens--was founded by Charles M. Rice,...

2012-04-23 06:22:12

BIRMINGHAM and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research today announced that it is on the winning team with prime contractor BANC3, a rapidly growing technology and engineering firm in Princeton, NJ which was recently awarded a $1.78 billion contract by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Night Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate...

2012-04-02 02:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Have a new research idea? Southern Research may be interested in hearing about it. The Birmingham-based not-for-profit research organization today announced that it is actively soliciting proposals from established investigators with new, multidisciplinary research ideas as part of its new program "Innovation at the Interface." "We want to aggressively expand our research environment by finding, encouraging and supporting new...

2012-03-26 06:22:48

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Southern Research Institute today announced that it has received financial gifts from the Daniel Foundation of Alabama and the Alabama Power Foundation to help fund the construction of a new building on the organization's Engineering Research Center campus and the recruitment of new engineering talent. The gifts from the Daniel Foundation and the Alabama Power Foundation will allow Southern Research to expand its engineering...

2012-01-17 10:27:00

Southern Research Prepared to Help the Coal-Fired Utilities Industry Address New Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Cost-Effectively Southern Research to give technical presentations at EUEC in Phoenix BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late in 2011, when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Dec. 21 announced new Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS)--limiting mercury, acid gases and other toxic pollution from power plants--engineers and...

2011-11-21 14:48:00

Independent SCR catalyst testing facility to open mid-2012 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute, an independent, not-for-profit scientific research organization headquartered in Birmingham, today announced plans to construct and operate a new facility designed to test selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalysts used by the utility industry to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx). Construction of the SCR Catalyst Test Facility is...