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Many people fighting obesity put top priority on avoiding fat. But that strategy often leads to a preference for sugar-laden “diet” foods that could be contributing to weight gain, according to a new study published online in the journal Physiology and Behavior. UGA researchers found that rats fed a diet high in...

Increasing water temperatures are responsible for the accumulation of a chemical called nitrite in marine environments throughout the world.

Researchers used software to study a parasitic wasp along with a virus that inhibits the immune system.

A UGA study finds that large portions of the Southeast don't have enough opioid treatment programs to match their high rates of opioid use disorder.

Atmospheric scientists develop a set of equations to aid farmers who use irrigation for frost protection predict the best time to turn on their systems.

The non-invasive test enables the evaluation of muscle health without expensive equipment and shows how exercise can help people with neurological injuries and illnesses.

Training service coordinators in low-income public housing to better assist aging residents could improve community members' health outcomes and save the government money.

Although this parasite was believed to cause severe problems and even death in people who become infected, a new University of Georgia study shows that's not always the case.

Researchers with UGA's Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed a way to identify and sort stem cells that may one day allow clinicians to restore vision to people with damaged corneas using the patient's own eye tissue.

Engineers and polymer scientists with UGA's New Materials Institute are helping the Massachusetts-based company Norton Point test its "ocean plastics" products and find new product applications.