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Study of Ocean Upwelling Near California Shows Greater Variability Over Latter Part of 20th Century


A nearly 600-year reconstruction of climate indicators along the West Coast of North America indicates that upwelling in the California Current became more variable over the latter part of the 20th century.
18-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Germanium Tin Could Mean Better and Cheaper Infrared Cameras in Smartphones


University of Arkansas researchers have fabricated a new semiconductor material that can be used to build better and less expensive infrared cameras for smartphone and automobiles.
18-Sep-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Physicists Heat Freestanding Graphene to Control Curvature of Ripples


An international team of physicists, led by a research group at the University of Arkansas, has discovered that heating can be used to control the curvature of ripples in freestanding graphene.
17-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Transportation Center Receives Additional $1.4 Million Grant From Department of Transportation


The Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC) at the University of Arkansas has received an additional $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
8-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Analysis Finds Waiting for 'Superman' Director Cloaks Political Motivations with Rhetoric


A doctoral student of English at the University of Arkansas, argues that the director of the charter school documentary Waiting for "Superman" uses conservative rhetoric to influence liberal audiences.
3-Sep-2014 10:40 AM EDT

Research Finds Charter Schools Nationwide More Cost-Effective, Produce Greater ROI

A first-ever report released July 22 by the University of Arkansas, which ties charter school funding to achievement, finds that public charter schools are more productive than traditional public schools in all 28 states included in analyses of...
22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

NSF Grant Will Further Research on Models of Self-Assembling Systems


A University of Arkansas researcher will receive a nearly $440,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further his research in the development of theoretical and computational models of self-assembling systems.
22-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Research Will Help Clinicians Attack Hidden Metastatic Tumors


Researchers at the University of Arkansas will receive $1.5 million over five years from the National Cancer Institute to develop new molecules and biopharmaceuticals that enhance immune response against tumors.
21-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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