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Genetic foundations of parenthood

A team of researchers including scientists from the University of Georgia has identified many of the genetic changes that take place in burying beetles as they assume the role of parent. Their findings, published recently in the journal Nature Communications, may provide clues about the fundamental genetics of parenthood in insects and other animals. Read more

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Gopher tortoise release

Almost 150 gopher tortoises were released Friday, June 5, 2015 at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area near Waynesboro, Ga., in a collaboration between the University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, St. Catherines Island Foundation, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Reed Bingham State Park. Read more