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Sea turtle fingerprinting making waves

Sea turtle fingerprinting making waves

June 29, 2015

UGA’s genetic fingerprinting research project is featured in world report. Read More

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Learning by serving

Compete in a Global Economy

Community service is not a new concept. Neither is the idea of learning by doing.

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Crude corral

Compete in a Global Economy

Catastrophes like the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the Alaskan coast only contribute a fraction of annual petroleum contamination.

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Pictures and 1,000 words

Compete in a Global Economy

When Denise Logan read an article in the Athens Banner-Herald about the need for more extracurricular programs at the Oconee Street Boys & Girls Club, she saved it.

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Making adaptations

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Parasites can decimate amphibian populations, but one University of Georgia researcher believes they might also play a role in spurring the evolution of new and sometimes bizarre breeding strategies.

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Breaking down barriers

Maximizing Research Opportunities

More than 23 million Americans age 12 or older need treatment for substance abuse and addiction, yet only a fraction – less than 10 percent – actually receive it.

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Side effects may vary

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Prescription drug ads on television first hit the airwaves just more than a decade ago, but a new UGA study finds that most of them still do not present a fair balance of information, especially when it comes to the risk of side effects.

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Saving species

Maximizing Research Opportunities

When Hazel Wetzstein holds a tiny Georgia plume plant, she’s not just tending a future shrub. She’s keeping a native species from becoming extinct.

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Building bodies, boosting brains

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Many people claim to get their best ideas while on the elliptical machine, doing laps in the pool, or jogging along a quiet road, and scientists have consistently documented that exercise provides adults with cognitive benefits. But what about children?

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Alien Invasion

Maximizing Research Opportunities

What began as a breakfast-table discussion between two UGA professors has led to a grant, from the Program in International Research and Education of the National Science Foundation, to study how various species from China have become invasive in the United States—and vice versa.