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Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

August 31, 2014

SCALE-UP classroom creates a ‘much more realistic’ active learning environment for students and teacher alike. Read More

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Tick tock goes the biological clock

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Science has known for decades that biological clocks govern the behavior of everything from humans to lowly bread mold.

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A long distance calling

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Sonia Altizer’s interest in butterflies and parasites began when she received a microscope and grow-your-own-butterfly kit at the age of 12.

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How do I love me?

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A brush with a narcissist’s inflated ego often leaves one reeling with resentment.

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Antibiotic resistance in poultry

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A surprising finding by a team of University of Georgia scientists suggests that curbing the use of antibiotics on poultry farms will do little – if anything – to reduce rates of antibiotic resistant bacteria that have the potential to threaten human health.

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No thanks to dinosaur-killing asteroid for mammalian success

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It is a natural history tale that every third grader knows: The dinosaurs ruled the Earth for hundreds of millions of years, until an asteroid struck the Yucatan Peninsula and triggered a mass extinction that allowed the ancestors of today’s mammals to thrive.

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Tiny Motors

A team of physicists from the University of Georgia has demonstrated for the first time a new technique to create tiny “natural motors” that could lead to new methods of drug delivery, disease treatment and bioengineering.

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Looking beyond the bell

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As a shrill vibrato tears through a high school, teenagers disperse for study halls and science class.

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Researcher finds way to halve greenhouse water use

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The well could eventually run dry. The water from a city main could stop flowing. As Georgia’s population keeps increasing—up more than 25 percent from 1990’s numbers—so does the demand for water.

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A new, green fuel

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A team of UGA researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines.