Posts by: Amy Ware

NSF award will enhance startup services

Dennis E. Kyle is the new director of the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases and the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Antiparasitic Drug Discovery. He discusses research into malaria and other diseases. What do we mean by “tropical and emerging diseases”? These are human and animal...

A common gut bacterium’s reliance on hydrogen presents a pathway to potential new treatment for gastric cancers, which kill more than 700,000 people per year, according to a study led by UGA researchers. The study shows how the bacterium Helicobacter pylori uses hydrogen as an energy source to inject a toxin known...

Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance. But although these “job-referral networks” help make the labor market more efficient, they also tend to have an “old boys’ club” character and perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of...

By Beth Gavrilles Photo: Paul Efland Above: Laurie Fowler (left, with a former student in 2000) has been instrumental in forging a water management plan for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint water basin. Whether negotiating whitewater rapids in her kayak, taking an early-morning swim across a lake or hiking beside...

Animals and humans are linked together in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

From clinics in Puerto Rico to laboratories at UGA, researchers are fighting this emerging disease on many fronts.

Recognizing faculty from SEC member universities with outstanding records in research and scholarship

In 2016, U.S. Hispanic buying power was larger than the gross domestic product of Mexico and bigger than the economies of all but 14 countries in the world. That’s just one of the telling statistics that illustrates the unprecedented economic clout of U.S. minority groups in the latest Multicultural Economy Report...

When it comes to advertising drugs, people are more effective than cartoons