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Museum program gets a thumbs-up in nation’s capital

Museum program gets a thumbs-up in nation’s capital

July 27, 2014

The Georgia Museum of Art’s Art Adventures program brings hundreds of schoolchildren into the galleries. Read More

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Fewer twisters

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Global warming will likely mean more unpredictable weather, scientists say, and a new study by researchers at the University of Georgia pins down, possibly for the first time, how drought conditions in an area’s fall and winter may effect tornado activity the following spring.

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Big discovery of a tiny animal

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Researchers from the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources weren’t looking for anything new when they went exploring in the northeast part of the state.

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The heat is on

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University of Georgia kinesiology researchers will launch a new study of 2,500 football players at 25 high schools across the state when pre-season practices begin in August that will provide the scientific data to help administrators and coaches set effective heat-related policies nationwide,…

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Restoring the American chestnut

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In their prime, the American chestnut trees stood a hundred feet tall and six feet wide. Now, they’re typically no bigger than shrubs, thanks to a fungal disease that spread down the East Coast decades ago, virtually wiping out the hardwood tree.

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Electrified water packs powerful health punch

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Health-conscious consumers know the benefits of eating high-antioxidant foods like fruits, vegetables, beans and nuts. A University of Georgia researcher has uncovered a way to provide antioxidant-rich water in a bottle.

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The Role of Vitamin D

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A University of Georgia nutrition researcher has been awarded a $2.2 million grant to explore the role vitamin D plays in children’s health and the appropriate dose children should take as daily supplements in order to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D in their bloodstream.

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In support of black bears

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Residents of other southern states have expressed negative views about black bears, but a new survey by researchers in UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources shows that Middle Georgia residents—from Bleckley, Houston, Pulaski, and Twiggs Counties—strongly…

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Miscanthus: Better Southeast biofuel crop

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When it comes to growing crops to make into biofuels, the talk usually centers on corn or switchgrass.

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Algae may help corals survive

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All of the coral species that build the world’s spectacular and ecologically critical coral reefs are known to have unicellular algae living within them.