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Wayne Parrott has answered a question that has stumped plant breeders for the past century: Why do some white clover plants have four leaves?

A new University of Georgia study published in the journal Nature has identified a critical enzyme that keeps traffic flowing in the right direction in the nervous system, and the finding could eventually lead to new treatments for conditions such…

A new long-term study published by researchers at the University of Georgia, the Menzies Research Institute in Hobart, Australia and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia suggests that waist circumference, rather than the commonly used body mass index……

The spread of lethal diseases from animals to humans has long been an issue of great concern to public health officials. But what about diseases that spread in the other direction, from humans to wildlife?

A new University of Georgia study suggests that mothers who consume a diet high in trans fats double the likelihood that their infants will have high levels of body fat.

When we make decisions based on what we think someone else will do, in anything from chess to warfare, we must use reason to infer the other’s next move—or next three or more moves—to know what we must do.

The National Science Foundation has awarded $5 million to a team of researchers led by a University of Georgia plant scientist to further studies that can lead to improved varieties of corn as well as techniques that could treat human…

University of Georgia research has provided new clues on surviving to be 100 years old, finding that how we feel about ourselves and our ability to adapt to an accumulation of challenging life experiences…

New University of Georgia research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found that blocking the action of an enzyme called GnT-V significantly delays the onset and spread of tumors in mice with cancer very…

The University of Georgia has received more than $440,000 as part of a collaborative research, outreach and education program aimed at encouraging sustainable poultry production in the West African country of Mali.

It’s a common assumption that animal migration, like human travel across the globe, can transport pathogens long distances, in some cases increasing disease risks to humans.

A University of Georgia study that enlisted the help of hundreds of citizen scientists from across the U.S. and Canada has found that parasite infections in monarch butterflies increase during the summer…

Tracy Yang, who will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, is attending Oxford University in the fall on a Rhodes Scholarship, while alumna Betsy Katz will pursue graduate studies in Ireland…

Despite decades of doctors’ reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new UGA study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program is safe and beneficial.

Not only did the 54th annual Southern Forestry Conclave come back to its roots – the University of Georgia – but the UGA Forestry Club took some top honors in the 2011 competition.