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UGA steps up pace of turning wood into fuel

UGA steps up pace of turning wood into fuel

March 27, 2015

UGA researchers create fast-growing trees that could be a breakthrough for biofuel production. Read More

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Facebook profiles can be used to detect narcissism

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A new University of Georgia study suggests that online social networking sites such as Facebook might be useful tools for detecting whether someone is a narcissist.

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UGA given $4.1 million for bee research

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Almost half the bee colonies in the United States died last winter.

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UGARF licensing revenues reach record levels

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The University of Georgia Research Foundation announced last week that its licensing revenues increased to $23.75 million in fiscal year 2008, an increase of 47 percent from the last year.

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Profitable organic farming

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Research at the Agroecology Laboratory at the UGA Odum School of Ecology has led to the creation of organic farming enterprise budgets.

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Study: Even occasional smoking can impair arteries

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Even occasional cigarette smoking can impair the functioning of your arteries, according to a new University of Georgia study that used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy adults respond to changes in blood flow.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.