Latest University of Arkansas Stories

New Technologies Challenge Old Ideas About Early Hominid Diets
2011-10-14 07:11:32

New assessments by researchers using the latest high-tech tools to study the diets of early hominids are challenging long-held assumptions about what our ancestors ate.

Image 1 - Researchers Discover Dinosaur Footprints In Arkansas
2011-10-06 13:54:59

Researchers have discovered a field of 120-million-year-old dinosaur footprints in southwestern Arkansas which contains fossilized tracks of several species of dinosaur, one that has never before been documented in Arkansas.

2011-08-01 12:57:00

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. and WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half the people who take opioids for chronic pain are likely to still be taking the painkillers five years later, according to a new study published online July 13 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

2011-06-21 12:42:40

Compounds in blueberries might turn out to have a powerful effect on formation of strong, healthy bones, if results from studies with laboratory rats turn out to hold true for humans.

2011-05-17 11:50:00

Researchers are concluding the US teens who send excessive amounts of time playing video games are much less likely to sleep the recommended 8 to 9 hours per day.

2011-05-09 09:41:07

Virtual reality immerses students in proteins and peptides.

2011-04-18 10:20:00

For human ancestors, eating could be hard work.

2011-04-04 09:38:14

Trees are outstanding historians -- In fact, scientists dating back to Leonardo da Vinci recognized the value of trees.

2011-03-01 09:42:42

By mimicking the structure of the silk moth's antenna, University of Michigan researchers led the development of a better nanopore—a tiny tunnel-shaped tool that could advance understanding of a class of neurodegenerative diseases that includes Alzheimer's.

Word of the Day
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.