New Josiah Meigs Teaching Professor John Maerz is more than just a teacher. He’s a mentor who helps students discover their passions and achieve their goals.
Early detection of cancer may eventually become as easy as taking a home pregnancy test, according to new UGA research.
Researchers at UGA and Yale University have discovered a compound with the potential to be more effective than existing agents in treating the very painful blisters known as shingles…
The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson, former governor of Wisconsin, founder of Earth Day
Dog owners and veterinarians have long relied on a mix of limited data and anecdotal evidence to assess which breeds are at risk…
New research by UGA scientists has shown, for the first time, that an African Grey parrot can develop a deeper understanding of the sounds—which we hear as words—than researchers previously thought.
Thankfully, Daisy Mallard and her brood are back home swimming happily in their pond at the Lovett School.
JoyEllen Freeman, a sophomore in UGA’s Honors Program, is one of 40 college students selected to participate in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a civil rights history bus tour sponsored by PBS’s American Experience history series.
Sana Pasha plans to be a doctor. But this North Oconee County High School honors senior isn’t waiting for medical school to begin her training. She’s already hard at work in UGA’s pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences laboratory, working with a…
From the Amazon to Antarctica, UGA professor Patricia Yager tracks climate change through her work as an oceanographer.
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.
What if there were a way to predict when a species was about to become extinct—in time to do something about it?