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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


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


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


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


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


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


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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