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NSF Grant for Study of Jaw Anatomy and Related Health Changes Over Time


A biological anthropologist at the University of Arkansas and her colleagues at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Marquette University have received a $219,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study skull and jaw anatomy in 16...
17-Aug-2016 5:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CAREER Award Will Advance Work on DNA-Based Self-Assembling Systems


University of Arkansas computer scientist Matt Patitz has received a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development Program grant – known as a CAREER grant – from the National Science Foundation.
16-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Awards $440,000 to U of A Neurobiologist for Gene Research


The grant will support research of the gene known as robo2 in the common fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.
3-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Geospatial Science Expert to Help Determine Greenhouse Gas Guidelines


Jason Tullis, an associate professor of geosciences at the University of Arkansas, is part of a U.S. delegation to set methodologies for nations to estimate future greenhouse gas levels.
25-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Not All ‘Front-of-Package’ Nutrition Information Produces the Same Effect


Marketing researchers at the University of Arkansas compared different types of front-of-package nutrition information labels and found that a "one-size-fits-all" label is not suitable for all shopping scenarios.
12-Jul-2016 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U of A-Affiliated Company Seeks to Commercialize Improved Version of Teflon


SurfTec will use a National Science Foundation grant to investigate the feasibility of a novel approach that significantly improves wear resistance of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coatings.
5-Jul-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Analysis of Anatomy and Diet Finds Evolution Follows Least Resistant Path


Evolution follows the path of least resistance, which can result in suboptimal physical traits that don’t ideally match the functional need, according to a new analysis by University of Arkansas anthropologist Peter Ungar.
30-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NASA Awards Grant to Ozark Integrated Circuits for Design Process Model

NASA has awarded $124,982 to Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a technology firm affiliated with the University of Arkansas, to create a fabrication process model for the design of complicated circuits that would operate for thousands of hours in very...
27-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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