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Scientists Predict Number of Undiscovered Mammal Species

There are probably 303 species of mammals left to be discovered by science, most of which are likely to live in tropical regions, according to a predictive model developed by a team of University of Georgia ecologists.
15-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Caterpillar ‘Road Rage’ Could Affect Migration

Monarch butterfly caterpillars living next to roads may be stressed by the sound of passing cars and trucks, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
9-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Workplace Wellness Program Study Measures Quality of Life Variables

Workplace wellness programs aim to improve employee health and lower employers’ health care costs, but not all programs have the same impact or cost the same. Much of a program’s success—and whether it was worth an employer’s...
9-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Migratory Animals Carry More Parasites, Says Study

Every year, billions of animals migrate across the globe, carrying parasites with them and encountering parasites through their travels. Now, a team of researchers at the University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology discovered that animals known...
8-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Conjoined Deer Fawns Offer Glimpse Into Rare Wildlife Deformity

Conjoined twin fawns, which were stillborn, are believed to be the first ones found to have reached full term and then be delivered by their mother.
7-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Payday Loans Not Just a Poor Person’s Issue

A team of researchers led by faculty at the University of Georgia found that payday loan borrowers often come from middle- and higher-income households, not just poor or lower-earning populations.
7-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Billy Payne’s Olympian Triumph

UGA alumnus’ successful campaign to land the Centennial Games put Atlanta on the international map
26-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientist Creates System to Quickly Detect Food Pathogens

University of Georgia food scientist Xiangyu Deng has created a system that can identify foodborne pathogens in a fraction of the time taken by traditional methods.
18-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Are We So Interested in the Royal Wedding?

15-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT

We Need to Know More About Gina Haspel’s Past

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Make the Most Out of Take Our Kids to Work Day

24-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Expert Makes Case for “New” Disaster Training

In the face of more frequent and deadly events, University of Georgia disaster management expert Curt Harris argues that more regular citizens need to be prepared to help others in the event of a disaster.
26-Mar-2018 2:45 PM EDT


Five Things to Know About the Winter Olympics

11-Feb-2018 7:05 PM EST


Don’t Play Chicken—Why Government Shutdowns Are Bad for the Country

7-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST


Four Smart Moves to Make with 2018 Tax Reform Paycheck Bump

5-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST


Four Things to Know About Facebook’s New Algorithm

30-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST

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