Fireflies are enchanting little creatures, but their light serves a serious purpose.
A new University of Georgia study suggests that online social networking sites such as Facebook might be useful tools for detecting whether someone is a narcissist.
Almost half the bee colonies in the United States died last winter.
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.
A UGA study that is the first to systematically examine a large sample of women child molesters shows that many were themselves victims of sexual abuse as children.
Current models of global climate change predict warmer temperatures will increase the rate that bacteria and other microbes decompose soil organic matter, a scenario that pumps even more heat-trapping carbon into the atmosphere.
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.
Wastewater generated by carpet production could potentially be used to grow yet another crop for biofuel – algae.
For millennia, people have grown soybeans and turned them into useful products like oil and livestock feed.
A University of Georgia program designed to reduce alcohol use, drug use and risky sexual behavior in African-American youth also reduces the likelihood of engaging in conduct problems by up to 74 percent two years later, according to a new…
Shamp, director of the New Media Institute, was teaching a new media topics class through Second Life, a virtual world that allows users to interact with each other and their environment through the Internet. Think of it like MySpace in…
When the 2005 National Survey of Student Engagement found that UGA students spend less time reading and writing than their counterparts at peer institutions, a solution was needed.
As Bud and Mary Freeman describe a recent trip to Ecuador to collect fish samples and help guide local conservation policy, their story is abundant with color – giant electric blue butterflies, orchids rampant in the lush landscape and tropical…