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Scientists Calculate Total Amount of Plastics Ever Produced

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Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since large-scale production of the synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, and most of it now resides in landfills or the natural environment, according to a study published today in the...
14-Jul-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fundraising Skyrockets at University of Georgia

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In the first year of the public phase of the Commit to Georgia Campaign, University of Georgia donors set a record in fundraising, contributing $227.8 million in new gifts and pledges.
17-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Primary Care Decisions Often Made Without the Best Evidence

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Primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study.
20-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Say-on-Pay Laws Are Doing Their Job, UGA Study Finds

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When shareholders have a say on executive pay, CEO salaries decline and company valuations rise, according to a University of Georgia study.
13-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Return to Gulf of Mexico to Study Impacts of Oil Spill

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Seven years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, researchers embark on new expedition to the Gulf to monitor impacts on deep sea corals
1-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UGA Researchers Report Milestone in Global Fight Against a Major Cause of Diarrheal Disease

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Infectious disease scientists from research institutions including the University of Georgia have reported the discovery and early validation of a drug that shows promise for treating cryptosporidiosis, a diarrheal disease that is a major cause of...
31-May-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Colorful Reptile Serves as a Health Barometer for the Impacts of Coal Waste

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Scientists have confirmed that exposure to coal combustion residuess lead to higher levels of trace elements in yellow-bellied sliders, a freshwater turtle native to the Southeastern U.S.
30-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Connecting the Bots: Researchers Uncover Invisible Influence on Social Media

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A trending story on Twitter could mean thousands of people care about an issue—or that some computers are doing their jobs.
30-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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