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Fiber-Optic Microscope Will Help Physicians Detect Cancer, Diseases at Early Stages


A University of Arkansas researcher has developed an inexpensive, portable and re-usable endoscopic microscope that will help clinicians detect and diagnose early-stage disease, primarily cancer.
4/15/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Poverty and Place Affect Health


Poverty and Health: A Crisis among America’s Most Vulnerable is a collection of in-depth essays examining health issues facing poor people in the United States, including the crucial factor of place in relation to health.
4/8/2014 12:00 AM EDT

Protein Followed by Exercise Is Recipe for Calorie-Burning Success in Some Women


New research shows that for some women, a high-protein meal followed by 30 minutes of moderate exercise is an effective way of burning calories, especially when compared to exercising on an empty stomach.
3/24/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Historian Argues Confucianism Emerged After Reign of Emperor Wu


Historian Liang Cai argues that Confucianism did not become the prevailing political ideology of imperial China until after the reign of Emperor Wu of the Western Han dynasty, a claim that upends conventional wisdom on the subject.
3/19/2014 12:35 PM EDT

U of A Researchers Join National Center to Advance Development of Membranes for Water Treatment


Engineering researchers will join the Membrane Science, Engineering and Technology Center, a center focused on developing materials for energy production, water treatment and pharmaceutical purification.
3/19/2014 8:00 AM EDT

NCI Awards Grant for Development of Novel Treatment of Bladder Cancer


A biomedical engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received a $416,897 grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue developing a novel immunotherapy for bladder cancer.
3/6/2014 8:00 AM EST

Private Life of a 'Painter's Painter' Brought Into the Light


In a new biography by historian Daniel E. Sutherland, the artist James McNeill Whistler’s public personality is revealed as much different than the lesser-known life he led in private.
3/4/2014 1:00 PM EST

New Geospatial Research Program Meets Critical Need in Archaeology Research


A new program, SPatial Archaeometry Research Collaborations, is acting as a national hub for geospatial research and addressing a critical need in archaeology research.
2/25/2014 1:30 PM EST

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