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UGA scientist refutes climate change skeptics

UGA scientist refutes climate change skeptics

May 22, 2015

Marshall Shepherd uses scientific evidence and public outreach to dispel misguided assertions. Read More

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UGA researcher sleuths stink bug’s on-farm travels

UGA researcher sleuths stink bug’s on-farm travels

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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.

Environmental education study reveals outdoor awareness

Environmental education study reveals outdoor awareness

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Many researchers have identified a common theme in today’s society: Reduced contact between children and nature.

UGA pumpkin variety grows well for Georgia farmers

UGA pumpkin variety grows well for Georgia farmers

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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.

Amino acids fight addiction

Amino acids fight addiction

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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.

Stopping the flu

Stopping the flu

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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.

When breast cancer strikes young

When breast cancer strikes young

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“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.