Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas treated thin films of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) – a popular polymer used as a dry lubricant for machine components – with silica nanoparticles and found that the filler material...
5/17/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Geologist Receives National Science Foundation Early Career Award for Study of Intracontinental Systems
Gregory Dumond, an assistant professor of geosciences, is studying the geology of the Canadian Shield to see whether findings about intracontinental faults can be applied elsewhere, such as the Himalayans.
5/9/2013 8:00 AM EDT
A University of Arkansas economist examined the relationship between corruption and regulatory compliance – on both a theoretical and empirical level – and found, surprisingly, that corruption in some circumstances actually fosters regulatory...
5/7/2013 8:00 AM EDT
The Internet has been understudied as a political and cultural formation, Stephanie Ricker Schulte argues in her new book, Cached: Decoding the Internet in Global Popular Culture.
5/2/2013 5:15 PM EDT
An in-depth study of so-called “sequential” pricing of retail products in both online and “bricks-and-mortar” stores found that the ability to set prices based on real-time knowledge of customer preferences and purchase intentions can...
4/30/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Scientists have identified subtle increases in the levels of industrial and domestic pollutants across the Central Appalachians, according to Steve Stephenson in his new book.
4/19/2013 10:55 AM EDT
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed equipment that will prevent rolling blackouts by regulating or limiting the amount of excess current that moves through the power grid when a surge occurs.
4/19/2013 8:00 AM EDT
University of Arkansas law professor Brian Gallini argues that the Pennsylvania grand jury investigation that led to the indictment of Jerry Sandusky unfairly involved former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.
4/18/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Immigration Law Expert Available for Comment on U.S. Senate’s Most Recent Plan to Overhaul Immigration Laws
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