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By unlocking its genetic secrets, University of Georgia researcher Steve Knapp wants to make the sunflower a better agricultural crop or one that can more easily fuel the future.

The nation’s shortage of primary care physicians has been linked to a host of poor health outcomes, and a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that salary disparities play a major role in the…

The University of Georgia Research Foundation announced last week that its licensing revenues increased to $23.75 million in fiscal year 2008, an increase of 47 percent from the last year.

Research at the Agroecology Laboratory at the UGA Odum School of Ecology has led to the creation of organic farming enterprise budgets.

Even occasional cigarette smoking can impair the functioning of your arteries, according to a new University of Georgia study that used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy adults respond to changes in blood flow.

The roads at Barbour Pointe—a marsh-side Savannah development of 36 homesites—are literally paved with good intentions, brick pavers laid down in a pattern that allows water to seep through and move into the soil in a benign and natural way.…

Stressed corals lose the symbiotic algae that help them survive in a process known as bleaching, but UGA researchers have discovered that one subtype of the symbiotic algae that live mostly in shallow-water corals of the Caribbean provide resistance to…

It comes blasting out of the blue on your airplane flight: sudden bumpiness and sometimes even a violent plummeting.