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Quantum Dots Enable Faster, Easier Photon Detection, More Secure Data

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A research team including U of A faculty has developed a method of detecting single photons using quantum dots. Single photon detection using quantum dots is an important element of new technology that could lead to faster and more secure data...
25-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Career Award Will Advance Research on Soil as Building Material

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Michelle Bernhardt-Barry, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, has received a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation to expand her research on the use of soil as a...
24-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Studies Show Some Types of Life Can Survive Conditions Found on Mars

Researchers subject methanogens to simulated Mars conditions to determine if they could survive cold and low-pressure found in the subsurface.
23-Apr-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Overcoming Bias About Music Takes Work

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New research from the University of Arkansas Music Cognition Laboratory gives insight into how the brain judges music quality.
16-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Biomedical Company Helps Train Clinicians and Test Medical Equipment

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Two University of Arkansas engineering professors and an engineering doctoral student have formed Vivas LLC, a new company with licensed technology that can be used to train clinicians in various procedures and test medical imaging equipment.
16-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Award Powers New Technology for Electric Vehicles

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Yue Zhao, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Program to support his research on silicon carbide motor drives.
16-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Career Award Supports Sustainable Rice Farming Work

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Benjamin Runkle, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering, has received a $500,199 Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation to expand his research on sustainable rice production.
6-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Links Obesity to Community Characteristics, Demographics

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Obesity is concentrated in “high-risk communities, where residents have limited access to healthy foods, limited open/green space, a lack of quality and accessible health care,” the report states, a so-called “ecology of disadvantage.”
3-Apr-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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