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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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4-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Deep Foundations and Soil Mechanics Expert Available to Comment on Oroville Dam Spillway

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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3-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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