Toxic pollutants can impact wildlife disease spread

Exposure to toxic pollutants associated with human activities may be influencing the spread of infectious diseases in wildlife.

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UGA invests in faculty development, strategic hires

Cluster hiring initiatives in integrative, precision agriculture and brain and behavioral health underway The University of Georgia continues to invest in faculty whose work addresses urgent statewide and global issues

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Drawdown Georgia: Home-grown solutions to reverse climate change

As part of Drawdown Georgia, researchers from UGA are finding ways to use existing resources to combat climate change.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, UGA form Network for Engineering with Nature

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the University of Georgia are partnering to form the Network for Engineering With Nature.

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Like it or not, Joro spiders are here to stay

Discovered in Georgia seven years ago, the Asian spider is settling in. Chances are, if you live in northeast Georgia you’ve come across an East Asian Joro spider this fall.

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Sicker livestock may increase climate woes

Climate change is affecting the spread and severity of infectious diseases—and infectious diseases may in turn be contributing to climate change.

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Researchers offer insights into aging

A research team at the Odum School of Ecology and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory have presented a strong case that the mechanism determining lifespan lies at the intersection of the genome and epigenome.

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Drake discusses mismatch between COVID-19 death and case rates

John Drake was interviewed on BBC Newsday about the reasons for the current mismatch between the rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths.

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Vector age and species effects influence malaria transmission

Models of malaria transmission that take vector age and species effects into account yield different results than those that don’t.

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Preliminary study results suggest COVID-19 outbreaks likely on campuses

Preliminary results from a study by Prof. John Drake suggest COVID-19 outbreaks on university campuses are likely.

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