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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Coral reefs show “ecological memory” and resilience to rising temperatures

Coral reefs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific region show resilience to rising ocean temperatures and may have adapted to heat stress, according to a study by an international team of researchers.

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UGA ecologists to present research at virtual 2020 ESA annual meeting Aug. 3-6

26 University of Georgia faculty, students and postdoctoral associates will present research at the 2020 ESA Annual Meeting Aug. 3-6 online.

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Ecologists detect early warning signals of a malaria outbreak

University of Georgia researchers have demonstrated that disease surveillance data can be used to predict certain infectious disease outbreaks.

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Forecast predicts dismal future for American alligator

A study by UGA researchers indicates that warming temperatures could impact the future of the American alligator and potentially result in its demise.

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Drake: America needs a national center for infectious disease intelligence

Prof. John Drake makes the case that the time is now to establish a national center for infectious disease intelligence.

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