Feature Stories

Protecting preemies

Arena N. Richardson considers the red-stained slide of a rod-shaped bacillus named Enterobacter sakazakii, or E. sakazakii.

Testing for Alzheimer’s

Researchers have revealed a direct relationship between two specific antibodies and the severity of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, raising hopes that a diagnostic blood test for the devastating disorder is within reach.

Deep in the mud

Everyone knows of volcanoes and their ability to do anything from burying cities to changing the climate.

Putting a price tag on elections

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government in collaboration with the National Association of Counties and with funding from The Pew Charitable Trusts is conducting a nationwide study to find out what it costs local governments to hold elections in the…

Remains of the Day

The sun never set. Sally Walker, a paleontologist at UGA, could walk outside the scientific research station any time, day or night, into a dazzling world of dry valleys and vistas of ice.

Fewer twisters

Global warming will likely mean more unpredictable weather, scientists say, and a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia pins down, possibly for the first time, how drought conditions in an area’s fall and winter may effect tornado…