Fireflies are enchanting little creatures, but their light serves a serious purpose.
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.
The University of Georgia Washington Semester Program and the UGA at Oxford Program have joined forces to offer undergraduates a new seven-week travel-study opportunity during summer 2010.
Ten recent graduates or professionals in mathematics and science returned to classes at the University of Georgia in the fall to become future math and science teachers in Georgia’s public schools, thanks to a new scholarship program in the UGA…
“Reduce, reuse, recycle” has become a common catch-phrase in today’s society.
Over the past 100 years, the UGA Graduate School helped thousands of students achieve graduate degrees across a wide variety of disciplines