Dogs, frogs, and copepods: Model provides clues about Guinea worm transmission

The parasite that causes Guinea worm disease in humans may be maintained by dogs, frogs and copepods, according to new research from UGA.

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Seven decades of environmental research at Savannah River Ecology Lab

The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory was first envisioned by Eugene Odum, who received funding for a baseline biological inventory in 1951.

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Exhibit highlights GMNH bivalve collection

A new exhibition at the UGA Odum School of Ecology showcases the Georgia Museum of Natural History’s collection of bivalve mollusks.

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UGA launches major hiring initiative in data science, AI

UGA is making a significant investment in faculty with expertise in using big data to address some of society’s most urgent challenges, including in the area of infectious diseases.

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UGA ecologists will present research at 2021 ESA annual meeting

The 106th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Aug. 2-6, 2021 online, will feature presentations from 18 UGA researchers.

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Using community science to illuminate firefly habitats in metro Atlanta

The Atlanta Firefly Project uses community science to investigate where urban fireflies thrive and how landscape management affects local populations.

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New method to monitor ants’ pulse developed by UGA researchers

Researchers at the Odum School have developed a new non-destructive method to monitor the heart rate of ants using common lab equipment.

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Climate change could increase costs of reproduction in plants, study finds

A new study offers clues about how plant populations might respond to climate change and could provide guidance for conservation strategies.

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Ecosystem Engineers: Byers studies how marine organisms structure habitat

From beavers, which stop up flowing water to create the pools of water they depend upon, to oysters, which filter seawater and stabilize the shoreline to create more habitat, organisms

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Asymptomatic pertussis more common than believed

A new study from Boston University and UGA finds that asymptomatic pertussis may be far more common than previously believed.

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