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Deadly Raccoon Roundworm Can Infect Humans Without Symptoms, New UGA Study Finds

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Although this “raccoon roundworm” was believed to cause severe problems and even death in people who become infected, a new University of Georgia study shows that’s not always the case.
7-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Report: Minority Groups Driving U.S. Economy

In 2016, U.S. Hispanic buying power was larger than the gross domestic product of Mexico. That’s just one of the telling statistics that illustrates the unprecedented economic clout of U.S. minority groups in the latest Multicultural Economy...
6-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Stem Cell Treatment May Restore Vision to Patients with Damaged Corneas

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Researchers have developed a new way to identify and sort stem cells that may one day allow clinicians to restore vision to people with damaged corneas using the patient’s own eye tissue.
3-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

More Mosquito Species Than Previously Thought May Transmit Zika

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Zika virus could be transmitted by more mosquito species than those currently known, according to a new predictive model created by ecologists at the University of Georgia and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.
28-Feb-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Tests Potential Treatment to Combat Gulf War Illness

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New study tests potential treatment to combat Gulf War illness
27-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘Atmospheric Rivers’ Associated with California Flooding Also Common in the Southeast

Much of the flood-inducing rainfall that has pummeled California over the last month flowed into the region via a river in the sky. But these so-called atmospheric rivers, which transport large quantities of water vapor poleward from the tropics,...
22-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Old Into New: Geneticists Track the Evolution of Parenting

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University of Georgia researchers have confirmed that becoming a parent brings about more than just the obvious offspring—it also rewires the parents’ brain.
13-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UGA Scientists Use Robots and Drones to Accelerate Plant Genetic Research, Improve Crop Yield

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A team of researchers is developing a robotic system of all-terrain rovers and aerial drones that can quickly and accurately gather and analyze data on the characteristics of crops.
9-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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