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UGA researcher calls for better monitoring of world’s oceans

UGA researcher calls for better monitoring of world’s oceans

August 27, 2015

Oil spill response would be improved by knowing environmental baselines. Read More

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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.

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Peer pressure? Not me!

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College students will generally agree, when asked, that peers are a powerful inspiration in buying clothing, but that response applies only to other students.

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Saying ‘No’ to Norovirus

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A hand sanitizer created by University of Georgia scientists could soon help vacationers on cruise ships spend more time having fun on the lido deck and less time leaning over the side suffering from nasty stomach bugs.

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Small groups, huge impacts

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University of Georgia education researchers are working with a $2.9 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to examine the effectiveness of a teaching method based on small-group dialogue in improving the academic achievement of English language learners in upper elementary…

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A Weighty Challenge

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University of Georgia researchers recently received funding to find ways to prevent or reduce childhood obesity, a health crisis of epidemic proportions in Georgia, through partnerships among University System of Georgia institutions and local communities.

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Intersecting Science and Art

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Simply standing before a Gothic cathedral—say Notre-Dame in Paris—can be an overwhelming experience. Understanding how all its parts artfully and structurally work together is something else entirely.

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Look! Up in the sky!

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Pegasus, the mythical winged horse, left more to human history than the fanciful idea of equine flight.