Fireflies are enchanting little creatures, but their light serves a serious purpose.
Liberia is emerging from a 14-year civil war that has left its infrastructure and economy in shambles.
Dermatitis in humans can make skin itch and burn. When it hits chickens, it drastically reduces farmers’ profits and cuts the supply of an Asian delicacy – chicken feet.
The girls gather in groups of three on the cement floor of the Bukongo Day School on Tanzania’s Ukerewe Island and stare at the blank paper and crayons before them.
Against the tranquil backdrop of Costa Rica’s cloudforest, students from UGA and Universidad de Costa Rica recently shared their research, ideas, culture and experiences.
The Maasai women of Kenya’s Rift Valley Province are homemakers, health educators, small business owners, social workers, and community advocates.
At first glance, there would appear to be only the most tenuous of connections between veterinary medicine and international trade and security policy.
Jerry Adams knows growing chestnuts has its ups and downs. Pilar Quintero says owning and managing a horse farm is no easy venture alone.
Community service is not a new concept. Neither is the idea of learning by doing.
Catastrophes like the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the Alaskan coast only contribute a fraction of annual petroleum contamination.
When Denise Logan read an article in the Athens Banner-Herald about the need for more extracurricular programs at the Oconee Street Boys & Girls Club, she saved it.
Parasites can decimate amphibian populations, but one University of Georgia researcher believes they might also play a role in spurring the evolution of new and sometimes bizarre breeding strategies.
More than 23 million Americans age 12 or older need treatment for substance abuse and addiction, yet only a fraction – less than 10 percent – actually receive it.
Prescription drug ads on television first hit the airwaves just more than a decade ago, but a new UGA study finds that most of them still do not present a fair balance of information, especially when it comes to the…
When Hazel Wetzstein holds a tiny Georgia plume plant, she’s not just tending a future shrub. She’s keeping a native species from becoming extinct.
Many people claim to get their best ideas while on the elliptical machine, doing laps in the pool, or jogging along a quiet road, and scientists have consistently documented that exercise provides adults with cognitive benefits. But what about children?…
What began as a breakfast-table discussion between two UGA professors has led to a grant, from the Program in International Research and Education of the National Science Foundation, to study how various species from China have become invasive in the…