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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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Bombs away!

Maximizing Research Opportunities

During a research trip to Puerto Rico, ecologist James Porter took samples from underwater nuclear bomb target USS Killen, expecting to find evidence of radioactive matter – instead he found a link to cancer.

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Rethinking groundwater contamination

Maximizing Research Opportunities

A new University of Georgia study suggests that health agencies investigating Salmonella illnesses should consider untreated surface water as a possible source of contamination.

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Mountains of change

Maximizing Research Opportunities

The National Science Foundation has awarded $6.7 million grant to a consortium of universities headed by UGA for research on the effects of climate change and urbanization in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

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Protecting preemies

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Arena N. Richardson considers the red-stained slide of a rod-shaped bacillus named Enterobacter sakazakii, or E. sakazakii.

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Testing for Alzheimer’s

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Researchers have revealed a direct relationship between two specific antibodies and the severity of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, raising hopes that a diagnostic blood test for the devastating disorder is within reach.

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Obesity linked to poor bone health

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Being overweight is a known risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, and a host of other health problems.

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Deep in the mud

Maximizing Research Opportunities

Everyone knows of volcanoes and their ability to do anything from burying cities to changing the climate.

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Finding the missing link

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There may be a lot of fish in Georgia’s waters, but Robert Bringolf is looking for just one.

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Putting a price tag on elections

Maximizing Research Opportunities

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government in collaboration with the National Association of Counties and with funding from The Pew Charitable Trusts is conducting a nationwide study to find out what it costs local governments to hold elections in the U.S.