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Nanowired Drugs Could Treat Patients with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s

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University of Arkansas biomedical engineering doctoral student Asya Ozkizilcik has improved the nanowiring of drugs for an international team of researchers who are working on a new method for treating neurodegenerative diseases.

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Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others

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The poll was designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A. The poll has a track record over its 19-year history of coming within two points of actual election outcomes.

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Finance Professor, Former Federal Reserve Economist Available to Comment on Powell Nomination

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Workers May ‘Choke’ Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

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Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according to a new study by a University of Arkansas economist.

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University of Arkansas Researchers Extend BKT Physics to Study of Ferroelectrics

Using first-principles-based simulations, researchers found that an overlooked BKT phase sustained by quasicontinuous symmetry emerges between the ferroelectric and paraelectric phases of ferroelectic ultrathin film,

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First Amendment and LGBT Legal Expert Available to Comment on Wedding Cake Case

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Information Systems Researcher Available to Comment on Firms’ Response to Data Breaches

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Data Security Expert Available to Speak About Yahoo and Equifax Breaches

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University of Arkansas Expert Available to Talk About Nobel-Winning Research on Gravitational Waves

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University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Going to Mexico to Study Effects of Earthquake

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Last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Puebla, Mexico, killed and injured hundreds of people and caused widespread damage to structures in Mexico City. Civil engineering professor Clint Wood, a geotechnical-engineering specialist, will travel to Mexico City this week to study the earthquake’s impact on buildings and infrastructure in the area.







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