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How do people solve global problems?

What do the 3,000-year-old actions of an Egyptian pharaoh say about how we should tackle the biggest challenges of the 21st century?
14-Jan-2021 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wives bore the brunt of child care during the shutdown

Traditional gendered patterns of child care persisted during the COVID-19 shutdown, with more than a third of couples relying on women to provide most or all of it.
12-Jan-2021 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Shirley McBay: The advocate

This story is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – and their profound, enduring impact on our state,...
11-Jan-2021 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Professors call for coalition of civilian nuclear partners

The rising influence of Russia and China in the development, construction and deployment of civilian nuclear reactors around the globe raises significant geopolitical challenges for the United States, according to a new analysis by two University of...
5-Jan-2021 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists develop hydrophobic coating to prevent infections

Published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, the study examined how an innovative coating UGA scientists developed can prevent liquids like water and blood from sticking onto surfaces. The researchers also found that the liquid-repellant...
17-Dec-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Engineers develop soft robotic gripper

Scientists often look to nature for cues when designing robots – some robots mimic human hands while others simulate the actions of octopus arms or inchworms. Now, researchers in the University of Georgia College of Engineering have designed a new...
15-Dec-2020 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Exploring how prostate cancer cells resist treatment

Research by a University of Georgia scientist sheds light on how two genes factor into prostate cancer cells becoming resistant to treatment, providing a potential new target for therapeutics.
10-Dec-2020 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Why sanctions can worsen human rights abuses

A considerable body of research shows economic sanctions can exacerbate human rights abuses. But the reasons have remained unclear.
19-Nov-2020 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Professor: Information key to COVID-19 vaccine acceptance

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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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Tips to avoid overeating while working from home

Experts offer advice on how to avoid telecommuting weight gain
13-Apr-2020 9:35 AM EDT

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