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There’s a moment in a scientist’s life—at least in the movies—when a virtual light bulb goes off and a new idea is born.

Too much of a good thing can have disastrous effects.

His drinking water smelled like old bait-shrimp, and the Putnam County homeowner wanted Keith Fielder, the local University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agent, to tell him why. What they found swimming around in his well still hasn’t been identified.

Television news audiences are divided along party lines like never before, according to a UGA study that warns the trend may have damaging consequences for political discourse and democracy in America.

University of Georgia researchers have developed a new technology that promises to dramatically increase the yield of ethanol from readily available non-food crops such as Bermudagrass, switchgrass, Napiergrass—and even yard waste.