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Youngblood Discusses Role of Special Collections

Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, highlights research and scholarly work across campus. Each segment features a university researcher discussing his or her work. Matt McGowan: Welcome to Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas. My name is Matt McGowan. Today I’m talking to Joshua Youngblood, research and outreach services librarian with Special Collections at Mullins Library. Welcome Joshua. Joshua Youngblood: Absolutely, thanks for having me. MM: I want you to tell us what you do, but first can you talk about special collections? JY: Special Collections is...

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Researchers Develop Method for Identifying Radiation-Resistant Tumors

New research at the University of Arkansas has found a way to identify radiation-resistant cancer cells, a breakthrough in the treatment of lung cancer that uses imaging to evaluate the response to treatment and match treatment to specific tumor cells. Until now, there has been no way to determine immediately after beginning therapy if a tumor is resistant to radiation therapy or not. The findings were published this month in Scientific Reports, a Nature journal. “Our results demonstrate that the use of autofluorescence imaging of cell metabolism can identify treatment-resistant cancer cells,” said Narasimhan Rajaram, assistant professor of biomedical...

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Wildlife Biologists Discuss the Role of DNA in Research

Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, highlights research and scholarly work across campus. Each segment features a university researcher discussing his or her work. Bob Whitby: Hello and welcome to Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas. I’m Bob Whitby, a science writer at the University of Arkansas. Today we’re talking to Michael and Marlis Douglas, both professors in the Department of Biological Sciences. Marlis holds the Bruker professorship in Life Sciences and Michael is the 21st Century Chair in Global Change Biology. Welcome. Michael and Marlis: Thank...

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Joshua Youngblood discusses the library’s Special Collections

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