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Overcoming Bias About Music Takes Work

New research from the University of Arkansas Music Cognition Laboratory gives insight into how the brain judges music quality.
16-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Biomedical Company Helps Train Clinicians and Test Medical Equipment

Two University of Arkansas engineering professors and an engineering doctoral student have formed Vivas LLC, a new company with licensed technology that can be used to train clinicians in various procedures and test medical imaging equipment.
16-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


NSF Award Powers New Technology for Electric Vehicles

Yue Zhao, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Program to support his research on silicon carbide motor drives.
16-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Career Award Supports Sustainable Rice Farming Work

Benjamin Runkle, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering, has received a $500,199 Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation to expand his research on sustainable rice production.
6-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Study Links Obesity to Community Characteristics, Demographics

Obesity is concentrated in “high-risk communities, where residents have limited access to healthy foods, limited open/green space, a lack of quality and accessible health care,” the report states, a so-called “ecology of disadvantage.”
3-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Thirst Might Not Be the Best Indicator of Whether You’re Hydrated

When it comes to staying hydrated, “just drink when you’re thirsty” has been a rule of thumb for years. Yet a recent study by University of Arkansas researchers may prove that thirst alone is not a reliable indicator of proper hydration...
3-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Maritime Transportation Center Receives Additional $1.4 Million Grant

Transportation researchers at the University of Arkansas and their collaborators at five other research institutions will continue to lead the nation in maritime and multimodal transportation research with an additional $1.4 million grant from the...
3-Apr-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Book Examines Bioethanol as a Promising Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Bioethanol is a $1 trillion industry, but advances could make production more efficient and less reliant on food stocks such as corn.
29-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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