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Research Reveals Insights Into Optical Properties of Plasmonic Nanostructures

University of Arkansas physicists are able to accurately describe the geometric structure of gold nanobars, enabling more precise coupling of plasmonic nanostructures with light.
23-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SurfTec Receives $1.2 Million Energy Award to Develop Novel Coating


The Department of Energy has awarded $1.2 million to SurfTec LLC, a company affiliated with the U of A Technology Development Foundation, to continue developing a nanoparticle-based coating to replace lead-based journal bearings in the next...
11-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA Selects Arkansas’ First CubeSat


NASA announced the selection of ArkSat-1 as one of 34 satellites from 19 states and the District of Columbia that will be launched into space between 2018 and 2020. Arkansas’ first CubeSat will observe the Earth’s climate and help measure the...
3-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Build Artificial Synapse Capable of Autonomous Learning

Ferroelectric tunnel junctions show ability to make strong or weak connections and learn pattern recognition
28-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Non-Flammable Graphene Membrane Developed for Safe Mass Production


University of Arkansas researchers have discovered a simple and scalable method for turning graphene oxide into a non-flammable and paper-like graphene membrane that can be used in large-scale production.
12-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Lab Helps Scientists Study the Earth’s Oldest Fossils, Minerals, Rocks


A new facility at the University of Arkansas combines laser ablation and mass spectrometry for quick, efficient analysis of trace elements and radiogenic isotopes.
4-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas Chemist Receives $1.5 Million Award From the National Institutes of Health


A new $1.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health will allow a University of Arkansas chemist to develop mathematical models to improve the reliability and efficiency of computer-aided drug design. The research could reduce the cost of...
30-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Grant Will Further Investigation of Breast Tumor Margin Assessment


The National Institutes of Health has awarded a three-year, $424,081 grant to Magda El-Shenawee, electrical engineering professor, for her work on an intraoperative and rapid method of detecting positive cancer margins during conservative breast...
27-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Arkansas Watershed Management Experts Available to Comment on Flooding

1-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Capital Punishment Expert Available for Comment About Execution Process


4-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT

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


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.


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


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


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


31-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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