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New Composite Fabrics Show Potential for Medical Use

University of Georgia researchers have developed a new material with properties ideal for medical products such as masks and bandages. It’s also better for the environment than the materials in current use.
26-Jul-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Grass in the Olympic Stadium developed in Tifton, Georgia

The Japan National Stadium’s field is currently sodded with TifSport Bermudagrass, developed in South Georgia.
23-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Using Snakes to Monitor Fukushima Radiation

Ten years after one of the largest nuclear accidents in history spewed radioactive contamination over the landscape in Fukushima, Japan, a University of Georgia study has shown that radioactive contamination in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone can be...
20-Jul-2021 1:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Renewable Energy OK, but Not Too Close to Home

When it comes to transitioning from carbon-based to renewable source energy systems, Americans are on board. They’re less keen, however, having these new energy infrastructures—wind turbines or solar farms—built close to their homes, which...
19-Jul-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Language Isolation Affects Health of Mexican Americans

New research from the University of Georgia finds that older Mexican Americans who live in low English-speaking neighborhoods are at greater risk for poor health and even an early death.
13-Jul-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Cattle

New research from the University of Georgia shows that there may be more antimicrobial-resistant salmonella in our food animals than scientists previously thought.
30-Jun-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Antelope’s Fate Shrouded by Social, Political Forces

The story of efforts to conserve the endangered oribi in South Africa represent a diaspora of issues as varied as the people who live there.
22-Jun-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UGA Part of $40M Grant for NMR Network

Researchers all over the world will have access to the University of Georgia’s expertise in nuclear magnetic resonance, or NMR, thanks to a new infrastructure funded by a $40 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
16-Jun-2021 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Supreme Court: Off-campus student speech protected, but schools do have power to regulate

The Supreme Court’s 8-1 recent decision in Mahanoy allows both sides to claim victory, according to Clare Norins, director of the University of Georgia School of Law’s First Amendment Clinic, who also serves as an assistant clinical professor.
24-Jun-2021 3:35 PM EDT

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Professor: Information key to COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

8-Sep-2020 4:25 PM EDT

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Aging experts call for more dementia care training

New recommendations call for more evidence-based workforce training to meet the growing demands for dementia care.
23-Jul-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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Preparing for hurricane season during COVID-19

Hurricane season 2020 is already shattering records, and it’s only July.
16-Jul-2020 10:35 AM EDT

Pandemic could make drug resistance epidemic worse

8-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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Pharmacist clears up confusion about new COVID-19 drug

Remdesivir might shorten duration of symptoms in severely ill patients
7-May-2020 11:45 AM EDT

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Pharmacists separate COVID-19 fact from fiction

UGA medication experts answer common questions they're receiving from patients
15-Apr-2020 12:30 PM EDT

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Why are the grocery store shelves empty?

Agricultural economist explains COVID-19 impact on food markets
13-Apr-2020 11:50 AM EDT

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