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Five years after oil spill, UGA still leads

Five years after oil spill, UGA still leads

April 18, 2015

Samantha Joye’s ECOGIG project continues following the impact of the Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. Read More

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Restoring the American chestnut

Restoring the American chestnut

Maximizing Research Opportunities

In their prime, the American chestnut trees stood a hundred feet tall and six feet wide. Now, they’re typically no bigger than shrubs, thanks to a fungal disease that spread down the East Coast decades ago, virtually wiping out the hardwood tree.

Electrified water packs powerful health punch

Electrified water packs powerful health punch

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Health-conscious consumers know the benefits of eating high-antioxidant foods like fruits, vegetables, beans and nuts. A University of Georgia researcher has uncovered a way to provide antioxidant-rich water in a bottle.

The Role of Vitamin D

The Role of Vitamin D

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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 vitamin D in their bloodstream.

In support of black bears

In support of black bears

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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…

Miscanthus: Better Southeast biofuel crop

Miscanthus: Better Southeast biofuel crop

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When it comes to growing crops to make into biofuels, the talk usually centers on corn or switchgrass.

Algae may help corals survive

Algae may help corals survive

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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.