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Researchers Achieve Higher Solar-Cell Efficiency With Zinc-Oxide Coating

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Researchers at the University of Arkansas have achieved 14-percent efficiency in a 9-millimeter-square solar cell made of gallium arsenide. It is the highest efficiency rating for a solar cell that size and made with that material.
4/22/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Fiber-Optic Microscope Will Help Physicians Detect Cancer, Diseases at Early Stages

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A University of Arkansas researcher has developed an inexpensive, portable and re-usable endoscopic microscope that will help clinicians detect and diagnose early-stage disease, primarily cancer.
4/15/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Poverty and Place Affect Health

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Poverty and Health: A Crisis among America’s Most Vulnerable is a collection of in-depth essays examining health issues facing poor people in the United States, including the crucial factor of place in relation to health.
4/8/2014 12:00 AM EDT

Protein Followed by Exercise Is Recipe for Calorie-Burning Success in Some Women

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New research shows that for some women, a high-protein meal followed by 30 minutes of moderate exercise is an effective way of burning calories, especially when compared to exercising on an empty stomach.
3/24/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Historian Argues Confucianism Emerged After Reign of Emperor Wu

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Historian Liang Cai argues that Confucianism did not become the prevailing political ideology of imperial China until after the reign of Emperor Wu of the Western Han dynasty, a claim that upends conventional wisdom on the subject.
3/19/2014 12:35 PM EDT

U of A Researchers Join National Center to Advance Development of Membranes for Water Treatment

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Engineering researchers will join the Membrane Science, Engineering and Technology Center, a center focused on developing materials for energy production, water treatment and pharmaceutical purification.
3/19/2014 8:00 AM EDT

NCI Awards Grant for Development of Novel Treatment of Bladder Cancer

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A biomedical engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received a $416,897 grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue developing a novel immunotherapy for bladder cancer.
3/6/2014 8:00 AM EST

Private Life of a 'Painter's Painter' Brought Into the Light

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In a new biography by historian Daniel E. Sutherland, the artist James McNeill Whistler’s public personality is revealed as much different than the lesser-known life he led in private.
3/4/2014 1:00 PM EST

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