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Newswise: Tweaking the approach to save the desert tortoise

Tweaking the approach to save the desert tortoise

University of Georgia

“Increase the size, increase the survival” is the premise behind head-starting tortoises, but new research reveals larger size alone is not enough to save the desert tortoise from predator attacks.

Channels: Wildlife, All Journal News,

Released:
10-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST
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UGA establishes Master of Fine Arts Film program

University of Georgia

Georgia’s burgeoning film and television industry stands ready to benefit from an expanded workforce, thanks to an innovative new partnership between the University of Georgia, the Georgia Film Academy and Pinewood Forest, the new community in Fayetteville, Georgia, located adjacent to Pinewood Atlanta Studios.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment,

Released:
10-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Aspirin’s health benefits under scrutiny

University of Georgia

Taking a baby aspirin every day to prevent a heart attack or stroke should no longer be recommended to patients who haven’t already experienced one of these events.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Public Health,

Released:
9-Dec-2019 10:10 AM EST
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Chronic disease prevention could ease opioid crisis

University of Georgia

Preventing chronic disease could help curb the opioid epidemic, according to research from the University of Georgia. The study is the first to examine the relationship between hospitalizations due to opioid misuse and chronic disease.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Healthcare, Substance Abuse,

Released:
5-Dec-2019 11:35 AM EST
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Study tests potential solution to male infertility

University of Georgia

Researchers from the University of Georgia, Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh have received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to test a novel method of producing viable sperm cells from skin cells.

Channels: All Journal News, Men's Health, Stem Cells, National Institutes of Health (NIH),

Released:
3-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Virtual Reality Could Help Flu Vaccination Rates

Virtual Reality Could Help Flu Vaccination Rates

University of Georgia

Using a virtual reality simulation to show how flu spreads and its impact on others could be a way to encourage more people to get a flu vaccination, according to a study by researchers at the University of Georgia and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Channels: Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Technology, Vaccines, Influenza, All Journal News,

Released:
3-Dec-2019 12:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Cori Bargmann: Reshaping science to save lives

Cori Bargmann: Reshaping science to save lives

University of Georgia

This story 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.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, In the Workplace, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
2-Dec-2019 2:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Financial therapy can aid well-being, stability

Financial therapy can aid well-being, stability

University of Georgia

Financial therapy could help couples navigate disagreements, money concerns and financial conflicts before these issues tear relationships apart.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Business Ethics, Family and Parenting, In the Home, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships, Staff Picks,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: UGA receives $15.75M to combat human trafficking

UGA receives $15.75M to combat human trafficking

University of Georgia

The University of Georgia has been selected to receive $15.75 million from the U.S. Department of State to expand programming and research to measurably reduce human trafficking.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, Grant Funded News,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 10:40 AM EST
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Law and Public Policy

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Researchers clear the path for ‘designer’ plants

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A team of researchers at the University of Georgia has found a way to identify gene regulatory elements that could help produce “designer” plants and lead to improvements in food crops at a critical time. They published their findings in two separate papers in Nature Plants.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Food Science, Plants, Nature (journal),

Released:
18-Nov-2019 1:15 PM EST
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