Feature Stories

Georgia’s Fragile Coast: Will Building Green Pay Off?

The roads at Barbour Pointe—a marsh-side Savannah development of 36 homesites—are literally paved with good intentions, brick pavers laid down in a pattern that allows water to seep through and move into the soil in a benign and natural way.…

Shallow-water corals more resistant to bleaching

Stressed corals lose the symbiotic algae that help them survive in a process known as bleaching, but UGA researchers have discovered that one subtype of the symbiotic algae that live mostly in shallow-water corals of the Caribbean provide resistance to…

‘Bumpy’ forecast

It comes blasting out of the blue on your airplane flight: sudden bumpiness and sometimes even a violent plummeting.

The Second Life span

Shamp, director of the New Media Institute, was teaching a new media topics class through Second Life, a virtual world that allows users to interact with each other and their environment through the Internet. Think of it like MySpace in…