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A crane is scheduled today, May 22, to lift two halves of a 76-ton
prefabricated concrete mini data center into place at the Arkansas Research and Technology Park.
Individuals over the age of 50 are sought to participate in a research study
comparing functional fitness measures, physical activity and
self-efficacy levels in older adults.
Participants in the program between now and May 30 are guaranteed a $5 show-up payment but will receive $20 for complete participation in this 50-minute study.
In Christophe Bobda’s computer engineering lab, the students from around the globe communicate
in English, with a generous dose of computer jargon mixed in.
Denise Airola leads the Office of Innovation for Education based in the College of Education and Health Professions.
University of Arkansas art historian Leo Mazow has received the 2013 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art for his book Thomas Hart Benton and the American Sound.
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas treated thin films of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) – a popular polymer used as a dry lubricant for machine components – with silica nanoparticles and found that the filler material significantly reduced wear of the polymer while maintaining a low level of friction.
The Arkansas Interdisciplinary Sciences Laboratory is currently running a
study for mothers and adolescent daughters (10-14 years).
NanoWatt Design Inc. has received a $150,000 grant from the National
Science Foundation to support its new, patent-pending asynchronous
circuit architecture, Sleep Convention Logic.
The May 2013 issue of The Arkansas Catalyst celebrates faculty who hold patented inventions, highlights research grants and showcases a new device to prevent widespread power blackouts.
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