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UGA scientist refutes climate change skeptics

UGA scientist refutes climate change skeptics

May 22, 2015

Marshall Shepherd uses scientific evidence and public outreach to dispel misguided assertions. Read More

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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.

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More vegetables, please!

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Two University of Georgia scholars argue against the conventional wisdom that the 20th century was a disaster for vegetable crop diversity by showing that there was no overall loss of vegetable diversity in that era.

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Missing monarchs

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Female monarch butterflies in eastern North America have significantly declined over the past 30 years, a new study by a University of Georgia researcher reveals.