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University of Georgia Helps Prepare State for Small Business Saturday

As this year’s Small Business Saturday approaches on Nov. 25, the University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center—one of the nation’s top providers of small business assistance—is encouraging business owners to take advantage of the opportunity.

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Why Do Employees Cheat? Too Much Pressure

Workplace cheating is a real and troublesome phenomenon, and new research from the University of Georgia explains how it starts—and how employers can help prevent it.

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Turning Political Emotions Into Classroom Assets

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A political discussion can easily turn emotional. But when these emotions erupt among middle and high school students, they can become powerful teaching tools to keep kids engaged and learning, says a University of Georgia researcher,

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UGA, Sanofi Pasteur Develop New Broadly Protective Vaccines for H3N2 Influenza

Researchers have developed a vaccine candidate that protects against multiple co-circulating strains of H3N2 influenza isolated over five seasons following testing in mouse and ferret models.

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The Poppy Lady: Georgia Woman Starts Movement to Sell Poppies to Support Veterans

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Moina Belle Michael's idea raises billions for veterans

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Key to Better Asparagus Identified in Evolution of Sex Chromosomes

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Working with an international team of breeders and genome scientists, plant biologists at the University of Georgia have sequenced the genome of garden asparagus as a model for sex chromosome evolution.

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Investing in Conservation Pays Off, Study Finds

Governments and donors have spent billions of dollars since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit attempting to slow the pace of species extinctions around the world. Now, a new paper in Nature provides the first clear evidence that those efforts are working.

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Researchers Pinpoint Causes for Spike in Breast Cancer Genetic Testing

A sharp rise in the number of women seeking BRCA genetic testing to evaluate their risk of developing breast cancer was driven by multiple factors, including celebrity endorsement, according to researchers at the University of Georgia.

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A Higher Calling: How Brands Can Compete on Social Purpose

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Companies are increasingly using their good deeds to identify and differentiate themselves in the marketplace, and new research from the University of Georgia explains how and why it works.

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Anticipated Social Media Buzz Can Drive Tourism

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How much positive feedback travelers think they’ll get on social media can predict whether they intend to visit a tourism destination, a new University of Georgia study has found.







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