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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

Research Questions Effectiveness of Translocation Conservation Method


A DNA study of endangered greater prairie chickens in Illinois indicates that supplementing the dwindling population with birds from out of state did not improve genetic diversity
22-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study on a Modern Day African Tribe Transitioning From a Wild Diet to One of Agriculture Challenges Conventional Wisdom on Tie Between Diet and Oral Health


New study on the oral health of a modern day African tribe transitioning from a wild, foraging diet to an agriculture based diet found the relationship between diet and oral health to be more nuanced than previously thought, challenging long-held...
15-Mar-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Climate Variation and Natural Selection


Global and local climate conditions predict variation in natural selection across diverse plant and animal populations
3-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

Words Tell Only Part of the Story in a Debate. Non-Verbal and Micro-Expression Expert Offers Debate Analysis.


3-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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