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Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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10-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

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

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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

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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

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8-Jan-2016 4:25 PM EST

Diamonds, Guns, Vodka ... And a Historian

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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

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16-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

New Analysis of First Primary Debate Available

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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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