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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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It’s not fare and square

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UGA foods and nutrition researchers have uncovered the unequal distribution of food stores in one Southeast community, concluding that access to healthy food is problematic in low-income, predominately black neighborhoods.

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Changing the approach to sex education

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Teenagers taught abstinence-only sex education have higher pregnancy rates than those who learn about contraceptives, according to UGA researchers.

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Beyond Tang

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Deep-space travel will require foods that contain such low levels of oxygen that they can be stored for years while retaining their quality. As it turns out, this is a valuable trait for food stored here on Earth as well.

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A heavy burden: A weight pill?

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Possibly, UGA researchers say. Clifton Baile and his colleagues at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences have been exploring the potential of certain plant-based compounds as aids to weight loss.

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Seeing things in a different light

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University of Georgia researchers have developed a new material that emits a long-lasting, near-infrared glow—potentially revolutionizing medical diagnostics and providing a foundation for highly effective solar cells.

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Small Wonders

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For decades, scientists have wondered whether tiny structures known as Hirano bodies found in the brains of people with diseases such as Alzheimer’s were one of the causes or consequences of the disorder. Now, a University of Georgia cellular biologist and his colleagues have found…

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What is under threat?

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According to Shan Huang, a Ph.D. student at the UGA Odum School of Ecology, the effects of extinction impact more than just the endangered species.

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Facing a wildlife crisis

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“White-nose syndrome” is spreading through states and devastating colonies of bats from Canada to North Carolina. A federal-state cooperative housed in UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine is part of team trying to determine the cause and solution.

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Shaping two futures

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Chuck Mobley and Adam Barb, postdoctoral scholars in UGA’s Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, have two missions. The first is to shape their own research future. The second will help shape the future of postdoctoral scholars across UGA.