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Extroverted? You may have better financial outcomes

Research shows that your personality may have a big impact on financial decision making and risk taking.
30-Nov-2021 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Do you need a COVID-19 booster shot?

If you got the COVID-19 shots back in early spring, your antibodies are likely waning. But it’s not something you need to be worried about, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
16-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adolescents Are Using Social Media to Post About Self-Injury

Researchers found that posts with hashtags related to self-injury rose from between 58,000 to 68,000 at the start of 2018 to more than 110,000 in December.
10-Nov-2021 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

When building rapport, sometimes less is more

Sometimes less is more, at least when it comes to building rapport during interviews. That’s according to new research from the University of Georgia, which reveals that verbal interviewing techniques have a greater impact than nonverbal...
2-Nov-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Works well with robots?

As more artificial intelligence systems and robots aid human workers, building trust between them is key to getting the job done. One University of Georgia professor is seeking to bridge that gap with assistance from the U.S. military.
1-Nov-2021 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What causes disease outbreaks?

Since 1974, contaminated water has been the most common driver of large-scale zoonotic infectious disease outbreaks, according to new research from the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) at the University of Georgia.
26-Oct-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Crisis pregnancy centers may be hurting public health efforts

In recent years, crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) have begun to offer some STI and HIV services, but new research from the University of Georgia suggests that these services may actually be hurting public health efforts to prevent and treat these...
21-Oct-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists develop sperm cells from primate stem cells

The study, which was published recently in Fertility and Sterility Science, is the first to show that functional sperm cells can be made in a dish using primate embryonic stem cells.
19-Oct-2021 12:50 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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