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Early Career Award Will Support Research on Heart Valve Disease

Engineering researcher Kartik Balachandran has received a $500,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to study endothelial-mesenchymal transformation and its relationship to heart valve disease.
26-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

NSF Early Career Award Will Help Researcher Advance Work on Wireless Sensor Networks

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A University of Arkansas engineering researcher has received a $500,000 early CAREER award from the NSF to continue developing sensing and transmission schemes for energy-harvesting, wireless sensor networks.
24-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

New Study Suggests How Health Authorities Might Improve Communication about Vaccinations

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Fatalists trump rational thought: A new study by a political scientist at the University of Arkansas examines perceptions of U.S. citizens about the benefits and risks of immunizations.
11-Feb-2015 8:00 AM EST

Researchers Capture, Document First Northern Saw-Whet Owl in Arkansas

Wildlife biologists at the University of Arkansas have captured and documented the first northern saw-whet owl in Arkansas.
28-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

Throwing Money at Data Breach May Make It Worse

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Information systems researchers at the U of A studied the effect of two compensation strategies used by Target after a large-scale data breach and found that customers reacted favorably to a 10-percent discount on purchases.
22-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Physicists Characterize Electronic, Magnetic Structure in Transition Metal Oxides

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An international team of scientists, led by physicists at the University of Arkansas, has characterized the electronic and magnetic structure in artificially synthesized materials called transition metal oxides.
18-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Ideology Prevents Wheat Growers From Converting to More Profitable Methods, New Study Shows

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Many U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of their personal beliefs about organic farming rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study.
18-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Physicists Predict Fano Resonance in Lead-Free Relaxors

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An international team of scientists predicts that a phenomenon known in physics as Fano resonance can exist in materials that are used in electronic devices.
25-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

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