The University of Georgia (UGA) is a public university founded in 1785. UGA located in Athens, Georgia is the oldest state university in the USA. UGA has 16 schools and universities with a student body in excess of 36,000 students. The noteworthy Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences has produced numerous contributions to scientific inquiry. Areas of inquiry include Tropical and Emerging Diseases, Bio-imaging research, Biology Group including Developing Biology and more. UGA has an Artificial Intelligence Center and receives substantial funding from the National Science Foundations as well as other grants. UGA is a land grant and sea grant university with stiff requirements for admittance.
Further assessment needed of dispersants used in response to oil spills
New commentary in Nature Reviews Microbiology by Samantha Joye of the University of Georgia and her colleagues argues for further in-depth assessments of the impacts of dispersants on microorganisms to guide their use in ...
New system helps teachers gain back valuable instruction time, study finds
Elementary schoolchildren often dawdle between activities during the school day, losing valuable instructional time in the process. New University of Georgia research has found a way to reclaim these lost minutes and make ...
UGA's sea turtle genetic fingerprinting research project featured in world report
Sea turtle researchers in the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources are using new technologies to unlock the mysteries of the ancient mariners: genetic fingerprinting.
Collaboration discovers toxic chemical in birds outside of Superfund site
Researchers at the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory have found that a contaminated mixture called Aroclor 1268 has spread beyond a former chemical plant, now a Superfund site, near Brunswick.
Engineers fine-tune new NASA space launch system
Researchers at the University of Georgia College of Engineering are helping NASA determine if a key rocket component can withstand the rigors of the next generation of space flight.
Developing disease-resistant poultry may be solution for multiple virus issues
Poultry disease is an international issue, especially when there is an outbreak close to home. However, it's a particularly costly problem in developing countries.
Study ranks US cities based on the urban heat island effect on temperatures
Inner cities as well as suburbs show distinctly warmer temperatures—known as the urban heat island effect—than rural areas as a result of land use and human activities, which can affect rainfall, air quality and public ...
Ocean fronts improve climate and fishery production, study finds
A recent study by the University of Georgia found that ocean fronts—separate regions of warm and cool water as well as salt and fresh water—act to increase production in the ocean.
Be on the lookout this fall: Deer-vehicle collisions increase during breeding season
Fall is prime breeding season for deer across Georgia. It's also when drivers are more likely to hit deer that run into the road, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
New study outlines why Southern African-American forest owners less likely to use federal assistance
Many Southern African-American forest landowners are not participating in federal assistance programs because of a mistrust of the government, unclear property titles and inability to pay required upfront costs, a new study ...