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UGA investing $4.4 million to reduce class size

UGA investing $4.4 million to reduce class size

July 27, 2015

University will hire more faculty, add more than 300 course sections. Read More

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Move to Improve

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A workplace program that encourages employees to set exercise goals substantially increased workers’ physical activity, according to a new study by University of Georgia exercise and health researchers.

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Genome sequence shows sorghum’s immense potential

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Southerners may best know sorghum as sweet, biscuit-topping syrup. But the small grain’s uses range from a dependable, drought-tolerant food crop to biofuel source, says a University of Georgia researcher who led a team that recently sequenced the plant’s genome.

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Monkeying around

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When Tchaikovsky penned The Nutcracker, the last thing he probably had in mind was a capuchin monkey.

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Bombs away!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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