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A pest survey led by researchers at the University of Georgia and the Georgia Forestry Commission has found that an exotic wood-boring ambrosia beetle that can attack living trees and has the potential to cause economic damage across the country…
The Vidalia onion is Georgia’s official state vegetable and No. 1 fresh vegetable crop. But like any major crop, it has its fair share of problems—ones UGA researchers want to fix.
UGA physicist Yiping Zhao says nanoscience is big science—the kind that will change lives. Its nearly invisible scale is precisely what makes its potential so tremendous.
Two University of Georgia animal science researchers introduced to the world 13 pigs that may hold the key to new therapies to treat human diseases, including diabetes.
Somewhere in the world, perhaps a place near you, a once-harmless virus, bacterium or fungus may be undergoing a genetic makeover in an animal’s gut, transforming into an infectious pathogen capable of causing illness, disability or even death.
In so many ways, Don Juan Pond in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica is one of the most unearthly places on the planet.
A team of University of Georgia marine scientists conducting research on the huge underwater oil plume that was discovered in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion is posting information on its research mission to a blog, www.gulfblog.uga.edu.…
“Families that have a parent deploying are undergoing an enormous amount of change,” according to Jay A. Mancini, the Haltiwanger Distinguished Professor of Child and Family Development in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, who conducted the research…
Most of the sorghum eaten by Americans is consumed indirectly when they eat beef or chicken that were fed the grain. In other parts of the world, though, it is eaten directly as a food staple. In some African countries,…
Like most infectious diseases, rabies can attack several species. However, which species are going to be infected and why turns out to be a difficult problem that represents a major gap in our knowledge of how diseases emerge.
College students will generally agree, when asked, that peers are a powerful inspiration in buying clothing, but that response applies only to other students.
A hand sanitizer created by University of Georgia scientists could soon help vacationers on cruise ships spend more time having fun on the lido deck and less time leaning over the side suffering from nasty stomach bugs.
University of Georgia education researchers are working with a $2.9 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to examine the effectiveness of a teaching method based on small-group dialogue in improving the academic achievement of English language learners in…
University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among University System of Georgia institutions and local communities.
Simply standing before a Gothic cathedral—say Notre-Dame in Paris—can be an overwhelming experience. Understanding how all its parts artfully and structurally work together is something else entirely.
Crushed oregano and sisal are the soothing tones that decorate the guest bedroom of the Rochesters’ beach house.