Feature Stories

The Role of Vitamin D

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…

In support of black bears

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…

Algae may help corals survive

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.

More vegetables, please!

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.

Missing monarchs

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.