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Designing Integrated Circuits for Venus Rover


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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