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Article ID: 707974

The power of thank you

University of Georgia

“One of the best things you can give your spouse is a compliment"

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12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 707896

Scientists use machine learning to ID source of Salmonella

University of Georgia

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin has developed a machine-learning approach that could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks.

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11-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707452

Holmes and Hunter-Gault: They followed their dreams

University of Georgia

Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter changed history when they became the first African American students to attend the University of Georgia, and this story commemorates their strength and courage. It is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers, that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia—and their profound, enduring impact on our state, our nation and the world.

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4-Feb-2019 10:25 AM EST

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Article ID: 707345

Study Reveals Wildlife Is Abundant in Chernobyl

University of Georgia

A scavenger study that used fish carcasses as bait provides additional evidence that wildlife is abundant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

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31-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707151

Football instant replays can affect fans’ brand attitude

University of Georgia

The result of football instant replay video reviews can alter a consumer’s perception of a brand, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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28-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707050

American College of Rheumatology Responds to CMS Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage Proposed Rule

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed its continuing concern with a recent CMS policy allowing Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to utilize step therapy for Part B drugs. In the comment letter, rheumatology leaders urged the agency to establish safeguards to protect beneficiaries from potential harm.

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24-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 707043

Ecologists create a new model to predict extinction risk

University of Georgia

A new population viability model, with an accompanying web app, is helping scientists to better forecast population changes and extinction risk for imperiled species.

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24-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706954

The Helix, of DNA Fame, May Have Arisen with Startling Ease

Georgia Institute of Technology

Here's a science enigma: Try to explain where the neat, even DNA/RNA helix came from. Ha! Easy one! It probably spun around itself long before first life evolved like it did in this lab. In fact, the twist could have helped select the components of RNA, not the other way around.

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23-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 706776

Birth of Massive Black Holes in the Early Universe Revealed

Georgia Institute of Technology

An international research team has shown that when galaxies assemble extremely rapidly -- and sometimes violently -- that can lead to the formation of very massive black holes. In these rare galaxies, normal star formation is disrupted and black hole formation takes over.

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21-Jan-2019 1:00 PM EST

Article ID: 706901

When Coral Species Vanish, Their Absence Can Imperil Surviving Corals

Georgia Institute of Technology

As coral species die off, they may be leaving a death spiral in their wake: Their absence could be sapping life from the corals that survive. In a new study, when isolated from other species, corals got weak, died off or grew in fragile structures. The study shows it is possible to quantify positive effects of coral biodiversity and negative effects of its absence.

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23-Jan-2019 10:30 AM EST

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