GREAT COMMITMENTS: Researchers are building a more resilient peanut through gene sequencing.
The Vidalia onion is Georgia’s official state vegetable and No. 1 fresh vegetable crop. But like any major crop, it has its fair share of problems—ones UGA researchers want to fix.
UGA physicist Yiping Zhao says nanoscience is big science—the kind that will change lives. Its nearly invisible scale is precisely what makes its potential so tremendous.
Two University of Georgia animal science researchers introduced to the world 13 pigs that may hold the key to new therapies to treat human diseases, including diabetes.
Somewhere in the world, perhaps a place near you, a once-harmless virus, bacterium or fungus may be undergoing a genetic makeover in an animal’s gut, transforming into an infectious pathogen capable of causing illness, disability or even death.
In so many ways, Don Juan Pond in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica is one of the most unearthly places on the planet.
A team of University of Georgia marine scientists conducting research on the huge underwater oil plume that was discovered in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion is posting information on its research mission to a blog, www.gulfblog.uga.edu.…
“Families that have a parent deploying are undergoing an enormous amount of change,” according to Jay A. Mancini, the Haltiwanger Distinguished Professor of Child and Family Development in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, who conducted the research…
Most of the sorghum eaten by Americans is consumed indirectly when they eat beef or chicken that were fed the grain. In other parts of the world, though, it is eaten directly as a food staple. In some African countries,…
Like most infectious diseases, rabies can attack several species. However, which species are going to be infected and why turns out to be a difficult problem that represents a major gap in our knowledge of how diseases emerge.