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Preservation plan to guide UGA on structures’ fates

Preservation plan to guide UGA on structures’ fates

October 19, 2014

The goal is to provide policies and procedures for the stewardship of all university property. Read More

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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.

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Program deterring youth alcohol use has positive side affects

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A University of Georgia program designed to reduce alcohol use, drug use and risky sexual behavior in African-American youth also reduces the likelihood of engaging in conduct problems by up to 74 percent two years later, according to a new study.

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The “failed” experiment

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The experiments had gone terribly awry. Mike Adang had expected the hornworms to be ready and waiting to devour more plants. They weren’t supposed to have died.

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Indirect illness

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In the wake of national disasters such as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina as well as traumas such as sexual assault, social workers are among the first to help victims heal.

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Tick tock goes the biological clock

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Science has known for decades that biological clocks govern the behavior of everything from humans to lowly bread mold.

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A long distance calling

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Sonia Altizer’s interest in butterflies and parasites began when she received a microscope and grow-your-own-butterfly kit at the age of 12.