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Not All ‘Front-of-Package’ Nutrition Information Produces the Same Effect

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Marketing researchers at the University of Arkansas compared different types of front-of-package nutrition information labels and found that a "one-size-fits-all" label is not suitable for all shopping scenarios.
12-Jul-2016 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U of A-Affiliated Company Seeks to Commercialize Improved Version of Teflon

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SurfTec will use a National Science Foundation grant to investigate the feasibility of a novel approach that significantly improves wear resistance of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coatings.
5-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Analysis of Anatomy and Diet Finds Evolution Follows Least Resistant Path

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Evolution follows the path of least resistance, which can result in suboptimal physical traits that don’t ideally match the functional need, according to a new analysis by University of Arkansas anthropologist Peter Ungar.
30-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA Awards Grant to Ozark Integrated Circuits for Design Process Model

NASA has awarded $124,982 to Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a technology firm affiliated with the University of Arkansas, to create a fabrication process model for the design of complicated circuits that would operate for thousands of hours in very...
27-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists to Study Black Phosphorus for Its Potential Use in Fiber-Optic Communication

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The National Science Foundation has awarded $466,954 to University of Arkansas physicists to study the ultra-thin material black phosphorous for its potential use in fiber-optic communication.
16-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Examines Obstacles to Making Biofuel From Perennial Plants

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A University of Arkansas chemistry professor has received a $400,000 award from the National Science Foundation to investigate a roadblock in the harvesting of biomass from perennial plants for the purpose of creating a source of renewable energy.
14-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U of A-Affiliated Technology Firm to Build UV Imager on a Chip for NASA

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Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc. will develop a complex photo-detecting microchip that can operate in temperatures ranging from minus 200 degrees to 500 degrees Celsius.
17-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Evolutionary Biologist Selected as a Simons Early Career Investigator

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The Simons Foundation has awarded $540,000 to University of Arkansas biologist Andrew Alverson to study the evolution of microscopic marine algae in the Baltic Sea.
6-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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