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UGA researchers to improve STEM instruction in elementary classrooms

In today's increasingly technological world, students-especially young girls-who develop coding skills later rather than earlier in life are often less motivated to work in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, further contributing to the "engineering gap" between men and women. But thanks to a $2.1 million...

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New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test

Sometimes perfecting an existing technique can open the doors to new possibilities. And when Kevin McCully, a professor in the department of kinesiology, noticed the erratic results of a muscle mitochondria test, he knew an adjustment was needed to fix the system. The non-invasive test, which requires...

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UGA cuts ribbon for turfgrass facilities across the state

University of Georgia, state and industry leaders cut the ribbon on Sept. 21 signifying the official openings of three new turfgrass research and education facilities on the Griffin, Tifton and Athens campuses. The largest of the facilities is on the UGA Griffin campus, where the ceremony...

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Smart staffers: Why educated areas are good for business

The key to a thriving business may be the educational level of non-executive employees, according to new University of Georgia research. Specifically, highly educated employees provide higher quality financial data and are associated with improvements in key areas of business practice, such as mandatory disclosures and...

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University of Georgia dedicates Center for Molecular Medicine

The University of Georgia's Center for Molecular Medicine officially has a new home on Riverbend Road, adjacent to the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, where researchers will continue their work to uncover the molecular and cellular basis of human disease. Dedicated Sept. 20, the 43,000-square-foot facility will...

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UGA President Morehead tours Northeast Georgia farms

From the trees that beautify Georgia's landscapes to the cows that produce milk to feed Georgia families, agriculture in this state is diverse and faces a wide range of challenges. University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead and state leaders learned more about these challenges...

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