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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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