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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

Report: Asian-Americans See the Biggest Gains in Buying Power


Consumer buying power for racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. is rising.
9-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Explains Resurgence of Pertussis

A team of researchers including scientists from the University of Georgia has found that the resurgence of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, in the U.S. is a predictable consequence of incomplete coverage with a highly effective...
3-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Key Cause of Treatment Failure in Chagas Disease

Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that dormancy of the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi prevents effective drug treatment for Chagas disease, which kills more than 50,000 people each year in Central and South America and is a...
29-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alfred Blalock: Mender of Broken Hearts

Blalock is revered in the medical community for his life-saving innovations.
29-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vampire Bat Immunity and Infection Risk Respond to Livestock Rearing

The availability of livestock as a food source for vampire bats influences their immune response and infection by bacterial pathogens, according to a new paper in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Because cattle ranching is common...
26-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Female CEOs Frequently Face Subtler Bias

Even when female CEOs break through the glass ceiling, the boards overseeing them often reflect a subtler sexism that affects relationships and, ultimately, performance, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
22-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

We Need a Better Influenza Vaccine

UGA researcher Ted Ross shares his thoughts on the future of flu prevention
15-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Experts Predict Another Good Year for Georgia’s Economy; Growth to Outpace the Nation


Georgia’s growth rate will outpace the national average in 2018, according to experts. The state’s employment will rise by 2 percent, nearly twice the 1.1 percent gain expected for the nation.
14-Dec-2017 2:45 PM EST

Communication Law Experts Available to Comment on Net Neutrality

14-Dec-2017 2:30 PM EST

Medicine and Public Health in Nuclear War Diplomacy and Response

7-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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