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Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

Classroom setup puts new twist on teaching methods

August 31, 2014

SCALE-UP classroom creates a ‘much more realistic’ active learning environment for students and teacher alike. Read More

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Profitable organic farming

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Research at the Agroecology Laboratory at the UGA Odum School of Ecology has led to the creation of organic farming enterprise budgets.

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Study: Even occasional smoking can impair arteries

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Even occasional cigarette smoking can impair the functioning of your arteries, according to a new University of Georgia study that used ultrasound to measure how the arteries of young, healthy adults respond to changes in blood flow.

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Female sex offenders: Most were victims first

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A UGA study that is the first to systematically examine a large sample of women child molesters shows that many were themselves victims of sexual abuse as children.

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Study helps clarify role of soil microbes in global warming

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Current models of global climate change predict warmer temperatures will increase the rate that bacteria and other microbes decompose soil organic matter, a scenario that pumps even more heat-trapping carbon into the atmosphere.

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Georgia’s Fragile Coast: Will Building Green Pay Off?

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The roads at Barbour Pointe—a marsh-side Savannah development of 36 homesites—are literally paved with good intentions, brick pavers laid down in a pattern that allows water to seep through and move into the soil in a benign and natural way.

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Shallow-water corals more resistant to bleaching

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Stressed corals lose the symbiotic algae that help them survive in a process known as bleaching, but UGA researchers have discovered that one subtype of the symbiotic algae that live mostly in shallow-water corals of the Caribbean provide resistance to environmental stress.

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‘Bumpy’ forecast

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It comes blasting out of the blue on your airplane flight: sudden bumpiness and sometimes even a violent plummeting.

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Algae holds promise as biofuel

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Wastewater generated by carpet production could potentially be used to grow yet another crop for biofuel – algae.

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Soybean grant gives researchers tools to unravel better bean

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For millennia, people have grown soybeans and turned them into useful products like oil and livestock feed.