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University of Arkansas Acquires New Supercomputer for Research Support


The National Science Foundation and the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, have agreed to transfer ownership of the computer cluster known as “Trestles” to the Arkansas High Performance Computing Center.
5-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

NSF Grant Will Further Development of High-Temperature Integrated Circuits


Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received an additional $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue developing integrated circuits that can survive and operate at temperatures greater than 300 degrees...
5-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT

U of A Researcher and Alumnus Find Evidence of Briny Water on Mars


Data collected on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover and analyzed by University of Arkansas researchers indicate that water, in the form of brine, may exist under certain conditions on the planet’s surface.
4-May-2015 11:45 AM EDT

U of A Research Team Invents Electrical Power Converter for Renewable Energy


Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have invented a novel electrical power converter system that simultaneously accepts power from a variety of energy sources and converts it for use in the electrical grid system.
27-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Cigarettes and Soviets: Historian to Write Book on Russian Smoking Culture


University of Arkansas historian Tricia Starks is using a grant from the National Institutes of Health to research and write a new book, Cigarettes and Soviets: The Culture of Tobacco Use in Modern Russia.
23-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

NSF Grant to Help Researchers Develop Protective Material for Electronics


Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received a $438,317 grant from the National Science Foundation to identify and characterize the fundamental mechanisms of a novel, core-shell nano-scale structure.
23-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Scientists Discover Slime Molds in Southern African Desert


An international group of scientists discovered the first specimens of slime molds from the Namib Desert in southern Africa.
21-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

College Football Rivalries Influenced by Competition for Resources


A new study of intercollegiate football rivalries suggests that competition for scarce resources influences fan opinions. The researchers found that geographic proximity and a shared history of comparable success determine rivalrous and sometimes...
16-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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