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Designing Integrated Circuits for Venus Rover

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NASA has awarded grants to a University of Arkansas-affiliated technology firm to design complex integrated circuits that can operate on the surface of Venus, where the temperature can reach 500 degrees Celsius.
29-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Connection Found Between Audience Reaction and Candidate Debate Success

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Audience laughter and applause have unique effects on presidential primary debates. Patrick Stewart, an associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, is an expert in political non-verbal communication.
27-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Tracking the American Woodcock

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Biologists are using a federal grant to continue tracking the migration of the familiar American woodcock, a bird that is slowly disappearing across eastern North America.
24-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Putting Protein Modification to the Test

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities, a leading national science and technology consortium comprised of more than 100 institutions, has awarded a University of Arkansas biologist a $5,000 seed grant to study stress-defense proteins.
17-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Consumers Prefer Meat Products Labeled From the U.S., Study Shows

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While Congress considers repealing a law requiring country-of-origin labels on packages of beef, pork and poultry, marketing researchers at the University of Arkansas have found that such labels influence consumer perceptions about food safety and...
16-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

On the Brink of Chaos: Physicists Find Phase Transition in Visual Cortex

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Physicists have found that intense visual input forces the brain into a brief moment of chaos, but the visual cortex spontaneously returns the brain to its optimal function.
29-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Study Examines How Companies Can Reduce Sovereign Risk

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In a new study of five-year spreads on credit default swap contracts for more than 2,000 U.S. and international firms, a finance researcher at the University of Arkansas found that strong property rights and transparency are key in securing a stable...
25-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Researcher Finds Color of Urine to Be Valid Gauge for Hydration in Children

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More than half of American children are dehydrated, and a University of Arkansas researcher has found an easy way for children to gauge hydration using established protocols already in place for athletes. The research also shows that children can...
24-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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