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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.
College students will generally agree, when asked, that peers are a powerful inspiration in buying clothing, but that response applies only to other students.
A hand sanitizer created by University of Georgia scientists could soon help vacationers on cruise ships spend more time having fun on the lido deck and less time leaning over the side suffering from nasty stomach bugs.
University of Georgia education researchers are working with a $2.9 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to examine the effectiveness of a teaching method based on small-group dialogue in improving the academic achievement of English language learners in…
University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among University System of Georgia institutions and local communities.
Simply standing before a Gothic cathedral—say Notre-Dame in Paris—can be an overwhelming experience. Understanding how all its parts artfully and structurally work together is something else entirely.
Crushed oregano and sisal are the soothing tones that decorate the guest bedroom of the Rochesters’ beach house.
Thanks to some University of Georgia experts the iphone can now can help turfgrass managers diagnose and remedy turf problems.
When the University of Georgia wanted to make its students, faculty, and staff safer on the Internet, the computer security awareness campaign known as SecureUGA was launched.
A science textbook written by University of Georgia education professor Mary M. Atwater is being heralded as the inspiration and guide for a 14-year-old African boy’s quest to build a windmill that provided electricity to his family and village for…
This past summer, two University of Georgia Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets spent their summers traveling abroad and being paid for it.