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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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Look! Up in the sky!

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Pegasus, the mythical winged horse, left more to human history than the fanciful idea of equine flight.

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Need for vitamin supplements among Georgia’s elderly

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A new study by University of Georgia researchers shows that despite the availability of fortified foods, many older adults suffer from deficiencies of vitamin D, calcium and B12, which are critical for optimal bone, blood and nervous system health.

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UGA research explores little-known chapter in college desegregation

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Many of the battles to desegregate Southern colleges and universities were fought in public, but efforts to desegregate the standardized testing that is often a prerequisite to admission have, until now, received little attention.

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Hope that they’re still out there

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Until credible sightings popped up three years ago, the scientific world was in agreement that ivory-billed woodpeckers had gone the way of the dodo.

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Move to Improve

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A workplace program that encourages employees to set exercise goals substantially increased workers’ physical activity, according to a new study by University of Georgia exercise and health researchers.

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Genome sequence shows sorghum’s immense potential

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Southerners may best know sorghum as sweet, biscuit-topping syrup. But the small grain’s uses range from a dependable, drought-tolerant food crop to biofuel source, says a University of Georgia researcher who led a team that recently sequenced the plant’s genome.

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Monkeying around

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When Tchaikovsky penned The Nutcracker, the last thing he probably had in mind was a capuchin monkey.

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Bombs away!

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During a research trip to Puerto Rico, ecologist James Porter took samples from underwater nuclear bomb target USS Killen, expecting to find evidence of radioactive matter – instead he found a link to cancer.

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Rethinking groundwater contamination

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A new University of Georgia study suggests that health agencies investigating Salmonella illnesses should consider untreated surface water as a possible source of contamination.