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Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

August 31, 2014

SCALE-UP classroom creates a ‘much more realistic’ active learning environment for students and teacher alike. Read More

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Looking beyond the bell

Looking beyond the bell

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As a shrill vibrato tears through a high school, teenagers disperse for study halls and science class.

Researcher finds way to halve greenhouse water use

Researcher finds way to halve greenhouse water use

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The well could eventually run dry. The water from a city main could stop flowing. As Georgia’s population keeps increasing—up more than 25 percent from 1990’s numbers—so does the demand for water.

A new, green fuel

A new, green fuel

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A team of UGA researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines.

The high cost of violence

The high cost of violence

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The most comprehensive study of its kind has found that violence costs the United States $70 billion annually, a figure that rivals federal education spending and the damage caused by hurricane Katrina.

Bioenergy: Plant cell walls hold the secret

Bioenergy: Plant cell walls hold the secret

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UGA scientists have teamed up with researchers at major universities, national laboratories and industry in a new $125 million federal bioenergy research center to achieve the scientific breakthroughs that will efficiently – and economically – convert plants into fuels.

Modeling dengue fever

Modeling dengue fever

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Infectious diseases are literally a moving target, with their incidence waxing and waning over time and the pathogens themselves constantly mutating and evolving.