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Nonverbal signals can create bias against larger groups

If children are exposed to bias against one person, will they develop a bias against that person’s entire group? The answer is yes, according to new research from University of Georgia social psychologist Allison Skinner.
23-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Feeling depressed? Mahjong might be the answer

When it comes to boosting mental health among older Chinese, it might be as simple as a game of mahjong, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
17-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Existing drug could treat aggressive brain cancer

A research team from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center has found that a compound molecule used for drug delivery of insulin could be used to treat glioblastoma, an aggressive, usually fatal form of brain cancer.
10-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills

Teens who don’t date are less depressed and have better social skills
6-Sep-2019 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Small Units Help People Eat More Veggies

Research shows food presentation can affect eating behaviors
29-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UGA Researchers Provide First Evidence of Cellular Clocks in Single Cells

Researchers provide evidence for the first time that individual cells have clocks.
20-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Facebook Groups Aid Breastfeeding Support

Facebook could be the key to helping mothers overcome breastfeeding challenges. That’s according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
13-Aug-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Can Simulators Prevent Police Car Wrecks?

Police car wrecks are the biggest risk management expense related to law enforcement, causing local governments to lose money. New research from the University of Georgia shows that a driver training program can result in a 12:1 savings.
6-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, in 2018 Georgia had the seventh highest number of human trafficking cases in the U.S., including both sex and labor trafficking victims.
27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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5 Insurance Tips for Hurricane Season

With eight hurricanes predicted this season, an expert shares ways homeowners can be prepared.
5-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Epstein case highlights need for victims voices to be heard

11-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Moon landing’s legacy: a better life on Earth

As the world prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 2019, UGA Today talked with Ben Davis, a professor of mechanical engineering at UGA, about the wide-ranging benefits of this technological triumph. Before...
10-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Four ways to prevent the next measles outbreak

29-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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

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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

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