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Underwater gliders and marine robots improve hurricane predictions

Underwater gliders are being used to more accurately predict a storm’s intensity.
18-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The future of space exploration

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?
15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Traveling to Mars will require complicated teamwork

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.
15-Jul-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lawyers, not plaintiffs, see payouts in liability cases

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.
9-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Good parent vs. good employee

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.
26-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Radioactive tadpoles reveal contamination clues

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.
25-Jun-2019 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pigs help scientists understand human brain

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...
20-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Birth order influences CEO risk-taking

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.
19-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Epstein case highlights need for victims voices to be heard

11-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Moon landing’s legacy: a better life on Earth

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...
10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Four ways to prevent the next measles outbreak

29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round, and a growing body of research suggests that chronic loneliness carries serious health risks.
11-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST

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Consider pets in disaster planning

15-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

‘Frankenstein’ Turns 200

An interview with professor Roxanne Eberle, who specializes in Romantic literature and has taught "Frankenstein" to students for years.
29-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT

Stigma of depression hurts African American populations more than others

The stigma associated with mental illness prevents many people from seeking treatment, but it has a particularly negative impact on black Americans, according to Rosalyn Denise Campbell, an assistant professor in the University of Georgia’s...
9-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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Ruling addresses an issue that has stymied states for years

11-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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