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Newswise: The future of space exploration

Article ID: 715807

The future of space exploration

University of Georgia

As people around the world prepare to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the extraordinary technological achievements that made human space exploration possible, one burning question still remains: What is next?

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15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Traveling to Mars will require complicated teamwork

Article ID: 715803

Traveling to Mars will require complicated teamwork

University of Georgia

NASA’s next giant leap will be sending humans to Mars, projected for the 2030s, and a University of Georgia researcher is partnering with the space agency to explore the challenges of such a mission.

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15-Jul-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 715527

Moon landing’s legacy: a better life on Earth

University of Georgia

As the world prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 2019, UGA Today talked with Ben Davis, a professor of mechanical engineering at UGA, about the wide-ranging benefits of this technological triumph. Before coming to UGA, Davis was a propulsion vibrations analyst at NASA.

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10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Lawyers, not plaintiffs, see payouts in liability cases

Article ID: 715492

Lawyers, not plaintiffs, see payouts in liability cases

University of Georgia

Research shows that plaintiffs often make out with a relatively paltry settlement—if they receive any compensation at all—while their lawyers pocket up to triple the amount in fees.

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9-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Good parent vs. good employee

Article ID: 714979

Good parent vs. good employee

University of Georgia

Managing a reputation as both a good employee and devoted parent can lead to serious consequences for working parents, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

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26-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Radioactive tadpoles reveal contamination clues

Article ID: 714883

Radioactive tadpoles reveal contamination clues

University of Georgia

Tadpoles can be used to measure the amount of radiocesium, a radioactive material, in aquatic environments, according to new research from University of Georgia scientists.

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25-Jun-2019 10:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714684

Pigs help scientists understand human brain

University of Georgia

For the first time, researchers in the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have used an imaging method normally reserved for humans to analyze brain activity in live agricultural swine models, and they have discovered that pig brains are even better platforms than previously thought for the study of human neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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20-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Birth order influences CEO risk-taking

Article ID: 714611

Birth order influences CEO risk-taking

University of Georgia

Younger siblings often take more risks as chief executives, just like they did when they were kids trying to keep up with their older brothers and sisters, according to University of Georgia management researchers.

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19-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: How fathers, children should spend time together

Article ID: 714206

How fathers, children should spend time together

University of Georgia

Fathers who help with childcare on workdays develop the best relationships with their children

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11-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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