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Students become travel journalists in Prague course

Students become travel journalists in Prague course

August 1, 2015

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Beetle mania

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A pest survey led by researchers at the University of Georgia and the Georgia Forestry Commission has found that an exotic wood-boring ambrosia beetle that can attack living trees and has the potential to cause economic damage across the country has established a population in the state.…

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Onion X-rays

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The Vidalia onion is Georgia’s official state vegetable and No. 1 fresh vegetable crop. But like any major crop, it has its fair share of problems—ones UGA researchers want to fix.

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Big Science on a Small Scale

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UGA physicist Yiping Zhao says nanoscience is big science—the kind that will change lives. Its nearly invisible scale is precisely what makes its potential so tremendous.

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UGA Takes on Global Diseases

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Somewhere in the world, perhaps a place near you, a once-harmless virus, bacterium or fungus may be undergoing a genetic makeover in an animal’s gut, transforming into an infectious pathogen capable of causing illness, disability or even death.

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UGA Scientists Explore “Mars on Earth”

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In so many ways, Don Juan Pond in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica is one of the most unearthly places on the planet.

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UGA marine scientists lead oil plume research mission; blog from the Gulf of Mexico

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A team of University of Georgia marine scientists conducting research on the huge underwater oil plume that was discovered in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion is posting information on its research mission to a blog, www.gulfblog.uga.edu.

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Helping kids cope with parent’s deployment

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“Families that have a parent deploying are undergoing an enormous amount of change,” according to Jay A. Mancini, the Haltiwanger Distinguished Professor of Child and Family Development in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, who conducted the research along with…

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The sorghum solution

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Most of the sorghum eaten by Americans is consumed indirectly when they eat beef or chicken that were fed the grain. In other parts of the world, though, it is eaten directly as a food staple. In some African countries,

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Rabies study sheds light on cross-species transmission

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Like most infectious diseases, rabies can attack several species. However, which species are going to be infected and why turns out to be a difficult problem that represents a major gap in our knowledge of how diseases emerge.