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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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How fathers, children should spend time together

Fathers who help with childcare on workdays develop the best relationships with their children
11-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers use digital tools, technology to predict schizophrenia

They will explore novel risk identification methods such as digital phenotyping.
6-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study finds link between burnout and weight gain

Feeling overworked contributes to a variety of unhealthy behaviors.
4-Jun-2019 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher making textile dyeing more sustainable

Her method drastically reduces the water needed and toxic dye discharge
3-Jun-2019 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Daily self-weighing can prevent holiday weight gain

Researchers at the University of Georgia have shown that a simple intervention – daily self-weighing – can help people avoid holiday weight gain.
23-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Statistical model could predict future disease outbreaks

Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence, especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles...
21-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

World Oceans Day: UGA Professor Jenna Jambeck to Speak to United Nations

The theme of this year’s World Oceans Day is combating plastic pollution, a problem that has been piling up—quite literally—for decades.
8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT

Important Questions Asked by Upcoming Horror Movie ‘Hereditary’

4-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT

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