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Research Questions Effectiveness of Translocation Conservation Method

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A DNA study of endangered greater prairie chickens in Illinois indicates that supplementing the dwindling population with birds from out of state did not improve genetic diversity
22-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study on a Modern Day African Tribe Transitioning From a Wild Diet to One of Agriculture Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Tie Between Diet and Oral Health

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New study on the oral health of a modern day African tribe transitioning from a wild, foraging diet to an agriculture based diet found the relationship between diet and oral health to be more nuanced than previously thought, challenging long-held...
15-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Climate Variation and Natural Selection

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Global and local climate conditions predict variation in natural selection across diverse plant and animal populations
3-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Expanding Conflict-of-Interest Problem in Congress

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From 2005 to 2010, the average S&P 500 firm had seven members of Congress who owned stock in the firm, and some companies had closer to 100 members owning stock, according to a new study co-authored by a management professor at the University of...
2-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Is Anything Tough Enough To Survive on Mars?

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Two separate investigations determine that microorganisms can survive on the surface of Mars, and deep in its subsurface
1-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Germanium Tin Laser Could Increase Processing Speed of Computer Chips

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A multi-institutional team of researchers, led by University of Arkansas engineering professor Shui-Qing “Fisher” Yu and a leading semiconductor equipment manufacturer, have fabricated an “optically pumped” laser made of the alloy germanium...
7-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

U of A Chemist Develops New Theory for Explaining the Function of Proteins

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A University of Arkansas chemist and his collaborator at North Carolina State University have developed a new theory for explaining how proteins and other biomolecules function based on movement and change of shape and structure rather than content....
13-Jan-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Transportation Center Awarded $1.4 Million, Recognized as Top Level Facility

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With a new $1.4 million award from the U.S. Department of Transportation, researchers at the University of Arkansas and their collaborators at five other institutions have renewed the status of the Maritime Transportation Research and Education...
5-Jan-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Deep Foundations and Soil Mechanics Expert Available to Comment on Oroville Dam Spillway

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13-Feb-2017 11:15 AM EST

Expert with New Poll Data Available for Comment on Immigration Politics, Hispanic Political Behavior, Identity Politics and Immigration Policy.

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30-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

Immigration Law Expert Available for Comment on Ending Of "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Cuba Immigration Policy

13-Jan-2017 3:05 PM EST

Study Could Explain Mechanism Behind Polling Errors in Clinton-Trump Election

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A new study by an economics professor at the University of Arkansas could explain one mechanism driving polling errors in the presidential election: Voters show an increasing disparity between who they are and are not willing to publicly support.
14-Nov-2016 4:15 PM EST

Arkansas Poll Finds More Than 50 Percent Support for Trump, Boozman

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The 18th annual Arkansas Poll released today found an electorate more optimistic about the economy, but more pessimistic about crime, healthcare, education and politics.
2-Nov-2016 3:00 PM EDT

Expert on Anti-Miscegenation Laws in South Available to Comment on New Movie

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31-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Words Tell Only Part of the Story in a Debate. Non-Verbal and Micro-Expression Expert Offers Debate Analysis.

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3-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Sports Management Researcher, Former Olympics Committee Employee, Available to Comment on Rio Games.

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8-Aug-2016 11:45 AM EDT

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