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Students learn about role of pets in seminar

Students learn about role of pets in seminar

November 23, 2014

UGA’s First-Year Odyssey program gives students the chance to engage with faculty in small classes. Read More

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Love the one you’re with

Love the one you’re with

Maximizing Research Opportunities

New research that crosses several species boundaries shows that when animals must choose less-than-preferred mates, females and males apparently have ways to compensate that increase the chance their offspring will survive.

Surviving a stroke

Surviving a stroke

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A new UGA study suggests that commonly prescribed drugs used to lower blood pressure may help reduce brain damage when given within 24 hours of a stroke.

The skinny on fat

The skinny on fat

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Ruth Harris wants to understand fat, in all of its intricacies: how fat increases and decreases; why our bodies sometimes disregard internal signals to quit eating; why we may respond to stress by not eating; and why sometimes we regain the weight we lose during stress and other times we don’t.…

Fighting the system

Fighting the system

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For the estimated millions of AIDS patients worldwide who are resistant or are developing resistance to currently available medicines, a discovery by a University of Georgia researcher may offer a new treatment option by targeting a previously elusive enzyme in the complex retrovirus responsible for…

Don’t drink and drive!

Don’t drink and drive!

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Warnings that alcohol and driving don’t mix are generally targeted at adults or high school students, but a new University of Georgia study finds that some middle schoolers in rural areas are drinking and driving as well.

The cancer vaccine

The cancer vaccine

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When cells become cancerous, the sugars on their surfaces undergo distinct changes that set them apart from healthy cells.