A UGA center takes on a public health problem that includes more than a dozen diseases of poverty.
A University of Georgia nutrition researcher has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to explore the role vitamin D plays in children’s health and the appropriate dose children should take as daily supplements in order to maintain healthy levels of…
Residents of other southern states have expressed negative views about black bears, but a new survey by researchers in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources shows that Middle Georgia residents—from Bleckley, Houston, Pulaski, and Twiggs Counties—strongly support efforts…
When it comes to growing crops to make into biofuels, the talk usually centers on corn or switchgrass.
All of the coral species that build the world’s spectacular and ecologically critical coral reefs are known to have unicellular algae living within them.
Two University of Georgia scholars argue against the conventional wisdom that the 20th century was a disaster for vegetable crop diversity by showing that there was no overall loss of vegetable diversity in that era.
Female monarch butterflies in eastern North America have significantly declined over the past 30 years, a new study by a University of Georgia researcher reveals.
In recent years, the stink bug has become a major problem for Georgia crops, particularly in cotton fields, where it costs farmers millions in losses annually.
Many researchers have identified a common theme in today’s society: Reduced contact between children and nature.
Heading to a local pumpkin patch to pick the season’s best is a time-honored fall family activity. Thanks to University of Georgia researchers, a better, Georgia-specific pumpkin is available for carving or baking.
Researchers in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have found that D-Serine, an amino acid being tested for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic conditions, may also be useful in treating addiction.
Each year, the influenza virus evolves. And each year, public health officials try to predict what the new strain will be and how it will affect the population in order to best combat it.
“I’m too young to worry about breast cancer” is the most common myth about the deadly disease and one about which Stephanie Burwell is spreading the word.
Women who want to increase their chances of giving birth to a girl should live closer to the equator, according to a University of Georgia researcher.
Some plants have the ability to drastically reduce levels of indoor pollutants, according to new research at the University of Georgia.
Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have made an unexpected dual discovery that could open new avenues for treating Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, or “Ich”, a single-celled protozoan parasite that commonly attacks freshwater fish.
Forty-one years ago, UGA art faculty member John Kehoe traveled to Italy looking for a place to locate a new kind of international program.