Feature Stories

Slowing the pace of cancer

New University of Georgia research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has found that blocking the action of an enzyme called GnT-V significantly delays the onset and spread of tumors in mice with cancer very…

Hatching a sustainable program

The University of Georgia has received more than $440,000 as part of a collaborative research, outreach and education program aimed at encouraging sustainable poultry production in the West African country of Mali.

Migrating towards better health

It’s a common assumption that animal migration, like human travel across the globe, can transport pathogens long distances, in some cases increasing disease risks to humans.

Travel bugs

A University of Georgia study that enlisted the help of hundreds of citizen scientists from across the U.S. and Canada has found that parasite infections in monarch butterflies increase during the summer…

Honors Program celebrates its 50th anniversary

Tracy Yang, who will graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, is attending Oxford University in the fall on a Rhodes Scholarship, while alumna Betsy Katz will pursue graduate studies in Ireland…

Prescription for a stronger pregnancy

Despite decades of doctors’ reluctance to recommend weight training to pregnant women, a new UGA study has found that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity program is safe and beneficial.