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Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'


An international group of physicists led by the University of Arkansas has created an artificial material with a structure comparable to graphene.
2-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring the World of Quantum Dots

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded a $360,000 grant to a University of Arkansas physicist who studies semiconducting nanomaterials that could power a new generation of electronic devices.
27-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists Create Magnetic State in Atomic Layers of Transition Metal Oxide


Physicists at the University of Arkansas and their collaborators have created a magnetic state in a few atomic layers of artificially synthesized materials known as transition metal oxides.
22-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stress Test Will Help Community Banks Assess Financial Resilience to Crisis


Tim Yeager, finance professor at the University of Arkansas and former economist at the Federal Reserve, has created a macro stress test that community banks can use to assess their capital adequacy in times of financial crisis and recession. The...
14-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

U of A Researchers to Participate in Flood Reconnaissance Mission


University of Arkansas engineering researchers – experts in the study of how soil reacts to stress caused by earthquakes or floods – are participating in a multi-institutional research mission to document the effects of recent, severe flooding...
12-Jan-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Retention Ponds Can Significantly Decrease Runoff, Study Shows


University of Arkansas researchers have simulated the effect of a series of retention ponds in the West Fork of the White River Watershed and found that construction of 22 one-acre ponds, with an average flood-pool depth of 8.2 feet, in sub-basin...
16-Dec-2015 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

CEO Retirements Cause Negative Reactions From Shareholders, Markets


CEO retirements – the most common reason for executive succession and yet a relatively overlooked area of research – are assumed to be an inconsequential part of normal business and therefore not disruptive to an organization. A new study by...
9-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists Show Skyrmions Can Exist in Ferroelectrics


New theoretical physics research shows that swirling particles known as skyrmions, which have been found in magnetic systems, can also exist in ferroelectrics.
30-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Einstein Expert Available to Comment on Gravitational Waves Announcement


10-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Legal Expert on Equal Protection, Constitutional Law Available for Comment on Women Registering for Selective Service


8-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST

Law expert from University of Arkansas available to comment on U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding life imprisonment of teenagers


26-Jan-2016 1:15 PM EST

U of A Civil Engineer Available for Comment on Flooding and Levees; Bernhardt Studies How Soil Reacts to Earthquakes and Flooding


8-Jan-2016 4:25 PM EST

Diamonds, Guns, Vodka ... And a Historian


In a new book, historian Todd Cleveland captures the voices of the African men, women and children who labored for the largest diamond mining operation in the colonial history of Angola.
20-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Civil Engineering Professor Available to Comment on California Mudslides; Coffman completing major research project for the U.S. Department of Transportation on landslide hazards to infrastructure


16-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

New Analysis of First Primary Debate Available


Patrick Stewart, associate professor of political science and nonverbal coding expert at the University of Arkansas, specializes in analyzing presidential primary debates. A new analysis of the Aug. 6 primary debate offers insights into what to look...
15-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Political Science Expert on Nonverbal Communication and Audience Reaction in Presidential Primary Debates Available for Analysis

4-Aug-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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