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UGA reimagines graduate school education

UGA reimagines graduate school education

December 21, 2014

The Integrated Life Sciences program gives graduate students an opportunity to explore their options before selecting their research focus. Read More

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Female sex offenders: Most were victims first

Female sex offenders: Most were victims first

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A UGA study that is the first to systematically examine a large sample of women child molesters shows that many were themselves victims of sexual abuse as children.

Study helps clarify role of soil microbes in global warming

Study helps clarify role of soil microbes in global warming

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Current models of global climate change predict warmer temperatures will increase the rate that bacteria and other microbes decompose soil organic matter, a scenario that pumps even more heat-trapping carbon into the atmosphere.

Georgia’s Fragile Coast: Will Building Green Pay Off?

Georgia’s Fragile Coast: Will Building Green Pay Off?

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The roads at Barbour Pointe—a marsh-side Savannah development of 36 homesites—are literally paved with good intentions, brick pavers laid down in a pattern that allows water to seep through and move into the soil in a benign and natural way.

Shallow-water corals more resistant to bleaching

Shallow-water corals more resistant to bleaching

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Stressed corals lose the symbiotic algae that help them survive in a process known as bleaching, but UGA researchers have discovered that one subtype of the symbiotic algae that live mostly in shallow-water corals of the Caribbean provide resistance to environmental stress.

‘Bumpy’ forecast

‘Bumpy’ forecast

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It comes blasting out of the blue on your airplane flight: sudden bumpiness and sometimes even a violent plummeting.

Algae holds promise as biofuel

Algae holds promise as biofuel

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Wastewater generated by carpet production could potentially be used to grow yet another crop for biofuel – algae.