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UGA freshman class sets academic record

UGA freshman class sets academic record

August 17, 2014

The Class of 2018 has an average GPA of 3.9 and has the highest test scores for entering freshmen. Read More

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Tropics produce more baby girls

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Women who want to increase their chances of giving birth to a girl should live closer to the equator, according to a University of Georgia researcher.

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UGA research shows some plants can remove indoor pollutants

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Some plants have the ability to drastically reduce levels of indoor pollutants, according to new research at the University of Georgia.

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Treating ich

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Researchers from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have made an unexpected dual discovery that could open new avenues for treating Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, or “Ich”, a single-celled protozoan parasite that commonly attacks freshwater fish.

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Making adaptations

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Parasites can decimate amphibian populations, but one University of Georgia researcher believes they might also play a role in spurring the evolution of new and sometimes bizarre breeding strategies.

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Breaking down barriers

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More than 23 million Americans age 12 or older need treatment for substance abuse and addiction, yet only a fraction – less than 10 percent – actually receive it.

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Side effects may vary

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Prescription drug ads on television first hit the airwaves just more than a decade ago, but a new UGA study finds that most of them still do not present a fair balance of information, especially when it comes to the risk of side effects.

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Saving species

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When Hazel Wetzstein holds a tiny Georgia plume plant, she’s not just tending a future shrub. She’s keeping a native species from becoming extinct.

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Building bodies, boosting brains

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Many people claim to get their best ideas while on the elliptical machine, doing laps in the pool, or jogging along a quiet road, and scientists have consistently documented that exercise provides adults with cognitive benefits. But what about children?

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Alien Invasion

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What began as a breakfast-table discussion between two UGA professors has led to a grant, from the Program in International Research and Education of the National Science Foundation, to study how various species from China have become invasive in the United States—and vice versa.