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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

Physicist Chronicles Einstein's Scientific Achievements in New Book


Daniel Kennefick, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas and leading Albert Einstein scholar, has co-authored a new book on the scientist known as the “Father of Relativity.”
23-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biologists Selected for International Marine Microbiology Initiative


The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected two University of Arkansas researchers to participate in an international $8 million initiative to accelerate development of experimental model systems in marine microbial ecology.
12-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Small, Association-Connected Firms Conduct Higher-Quality Audits


Small audit firms with membership in an accounting association or network perform higher-quality audits than small firms that do not belong to such organizations, according to a new study by accounting researchers at the University of Arkansas.
11-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists to Study Materials Considered Key to Energy


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards $374,621 for research into unique compounds for energy generation.
4-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NIH Grant Will Advance Study of Chronic Wound Biomarkers


The National Institutes of Health awarded a University of Arkansas biomedical engineer a new $744,992 grant to improve imaging and early detection of chronic wounds and guide treatments.
21-Oct-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists Trace Origin of Electromagnetic Interaction to Dirac Equation


An international group of physicists has traced the origin of an electromagnetic interaction to the Dirac equation, a fundamental equation of quantum physics.
13-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Center Will Focus on Cybersecurity of Nation’s Power Grid


University of Arkansas engineering researchers, focused on solid-state solutions to upgrade the U.S. power grid, will lead a new national center devoted to cybersecurity for electric power utilities. The center is made possible by a $12.2 million...
9-Oct-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Arkansas Expert Available for Comment on Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision


25-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Health law and policy expert available to analyze SCOTUS decision on the ACA

25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

University of Arkansas Legal Scholar Available for Analysis of Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage


30-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Geotechnical Engineer Available to Comment on Earthquake in Nepal

27-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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