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Holding a baby, looking and smiling at her, talking to him, responding quickly when he cries, and other activities build trust.

In the shadow of a rundown block building in Los Palis, Haiti, children wearing tattered clothes bit into half-ripened mangoes they picked from the ground…

Bacteria don’t have easy lives. In addition to mammalian immune systems that besiege the bugs, they have natural enemies called bacteriophages, viruses that kill half the bacteria on Earth every two days.

Before patting yourself on the back for resisting that cookie or kicking yourself for giving in to temptation, look around. A new UGA study has revealed that self-control—or the lack thereof—is contagious.

University of Georgia researcher Gary Hawkins looks at rotting fruits and vegetables differently than most people. Where they may see useless balls of moldy fuzz, he sees fuel.

A new UGA study is exploring how the interaction of the environment and one’s genetic makeup can influence drug use vulnerability in rural African Americans.