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The power of thank you

“One of the best things you can give your spouse is a compliment"
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists use machine learning to ID source of Salmonella

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in Griffin has developed a machine-learning approach that could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks.
11-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Holmes and Hunter-Gault: They followed their dreams

Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter changed history when they became the first African American students to attend the University of Georgia, and this story commemorates their strength and courage. It is part of a series, called Georgia...
4-Feb-2019 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study Reveals Wildlife Is Abundant in Chernobyl

A scavenger study that used fish carcasses as bait provides additional evidence that wildlife is abundant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
31-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Football instant replays can affect fans’ brand attitude

The result of football instant replay video reviews can alter a consumer’s perception of a brand, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.
28-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Ecologists create a new model to predict extinction risk

A new population viability model, with an accompanying web app, is helping scientists to better forecast population changes and extinction risk for imperiled species.
24-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Clinic improves lives of children with disabilities

For more than 40 years, the Pediatric Exercise and Motor Development Clinic has helped children and adolescents with disabilities to gain strength and confidence through one-on-one instruction and personalized physical education plans.
17-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Social animals have more parasite infections but lower infection-related costs

Animals living in large groups tend to have more parasites than less social animals do, but according to a new study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, they may also be better protected from the negative effects of those parasites.
19-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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


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


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


Robust decision rules in favor of baker’s right not to bake cake

4-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. Its motto, "to teach, to serve and to inquire into the nature of things," reflects the university's integral and unique role in the conservation and enhancement of the state's and nation's intellectual, cultural and environmental heritage.


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