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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Mantooth Receives 2015 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

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Alan Mantooth, Distinguished Professor of electrical engineering and the Twenty-First Century Endowed Chair in Mixed-Signal IC Design and CAD, is the University of Arkansas recipient of the 2015 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
9-Apr-2015 2:30 PM EDT

New Book Analyzes Intersection of Archaeology and National Identity

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Historian J. Laurence Hare, who examines the emergence of antiquarianism in the German-Danish border regions in his new book, Excavating Nations: Archaeology, Museums and the German-Danish Borderlands.
31-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Sleep Loss Tied to Emotional Reactions

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A new book summarizes research on the interplay of sleep and various components of emotion and affect that are related to mood disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder and depression.
25-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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