Research in the Rainforest

Isadora Coelho, a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently traveled to Brazil’s rainforest to research slime molds. Isadora carried out a research project at the Reci...

Sands of Science

“Watch what happens when I do this,” says Malcolm Williamson as he demonstrates a feature of the augmented reality sandbox in the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST) at the University of ...

The Diversity of Damselflies

As an evolutionary ecologist, Adam Siepielski is interested in combining evolutionary and ecological studies to understand what shapes the diversity and abundance of species in an environment. “One o...

Behold a New Slime Mold

Laura Walker, a doctoral candidate in biological sciences, studies fungus-like organisms known as slime molds. Specifically, she focuses on a group of slime molds known as myxomycetes. In January 201...

Revealing the Secrets of Machu Picchu

Researchers in the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas have traveled around the world using their advanced remote sensing technology to provide a 3-D perspective of...

Saw What? The Saw-whets Are Back

The northern saw-whet owls are back. For the second consecutive fall, Mitchell Pruitt, an Honors College student, and Kimberly Smith, Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, have captured and...

Show Me the Rails

In August the Research Frontiers blog highlighted Auriel Fournier’s summer field research in Saskatchewan, Canada, where she banded and measured captured rails as part of a project to better understa...