Posts by: James Hataway

The more urbanized a place is, the more white ibises there are carrying salmonella—the same kind that can make people sick, a new University of Georgia study has found.

Invasive species on Hawaii Island may be especially successful invaders because they are formidable scavengers of carcasses of other animals and after death, a nutrient resource for other invasive scavengers.

The New Materials Innovation Center will fulfill the local and regional need for a large-scale testing facility for new materials being developed by entrepreneurs, startups and researchers.

The same compounds that give plants and vegetables their vibrant colors might be able to bolster brain functioning in older adults.

Americans are split on getting an annual flu shot, with four out of 10 having done so in the past year.

NIH grant supports study of CRISPR-Cas, a powerful gene editing tool derived from a defense mechanism evolved in bacteria and other single-celled organisms.

Meta-analysis by UGA psychology researchers suggests how social media use correlates with narcissism.

Safeguarding children’s health and brains from poverty

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia has developed a new mouse model that closely mimics fetal brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus in humans.

Research project is aimed at creating varieties of sorghum that can survive extreme drought and appeal to those who eat the cereal as part of their traditional diet.