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Scientists Calculate Total Amount of Plastics Ever Produced


Humans have created 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics since large-scale production of the synthetic materials began in the early 1950s, and most of it now resides in landfills or the natural environment, according to a study published today in the...
14-Jul-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fundraising Skyrockets at University of Georgia


In the first year of the public phase of the Commit to Georgia Campaign, University of Georgia donors set a record in fundraising, contributing $227.8 million in new gifts and pledges.
17-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Primary Care Decisions Often Made Without the Best Evidence


Primary care providers may have a difficult time finding quality evidence to support their clinical decisions, according to a new study.
20-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Say-on-Pay Laws Are Doing Their Job, UGA Study Finds


When shareholders have a say on executive pay, CEO salaries decline and company valuations rise, according to a University of Georgia study.
13-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Return to Gulf of Mexico to Study Impacts of Oil Spill


Seven years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, researchers embark on new expedition to the Gulf to monitor impacts on deep sea corals
1-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UGA Researchers Report Milestone in Global Fight Against a Major Cause of Diarrheal Disease


Infectious disease scientists from research institutions including the University of Georgia have reported the discovery and early validation of a drug that shows promise for treating cryptosporidiosis, a diarrheal disease that is a major cause of...
31-May-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Colorful Reptile Serves as a Health Barometer for the Impacts of Coal Waste


Scientists have confirmed that exposure to coal combustion residuess lead to higher levels of trace elements in yellow-bellied sliders, a freshwater turtle native to the Southeastern U.S.
30-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Connecting the Bots: Researchers Uncover Invisible Influence on Social Media


A trending story on Twitter could mean thousands of people care about an issue—or that some computers are doing their jobs.
30-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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