New stem-cell-based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue
A team of researchers at the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and ArunA Biomedical, a UGA startup company, have developed a new treatment for stroke that reduces brain damage and accelerates the brain’s natural healing tendencies in animal models.
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences researchers help to sequence rice genome
Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent mapping of the genomes of 13 ancestral rice species. Scott Jackson, director of the University of Georgia Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, helped to map these genomes as part of The International Oryza Map Alignment Project.
UGA Extension economists provide updates on commodities for upcoming year
Commodity updates for high-value row crops like peanuts and cotton highlight this year’s Georgia Ag Forecast meetings, which are currently being held statewide.
The grant supports UGA CAES research on the Tifton campus through July 2020.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/15/2018
Human clinical trials could begin as early as next year on UGA-developed stroke treatment.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 02/15/2018
UGA entomologist David Riley compares cowpea curculio's effect on peas to the boll weevil's impact on cotton.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 02/09/2018
Rice's wild relatives may hold the key to more sustainable, resilient rice crops.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/02/2018
Growers should train trees to have a "central leader," the main trunk going up a tree.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Georgia Ag Forecast meetings will continue next week with stops in Macon, Cartersville and Athens.Author: Clint Thompson Published 02/01/2018
Chilly temps bring hope to Georgia's peach farmers.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 02/01/2018
UGA Cooperative Extension in Fulton County working to reintroduce Atlanta to its hidden gem in the woods.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 01/25/2018
With new grant, UGA-based peanut lab continues work to fight hunger worldwide.Author: Allison Floyd Published 01/25/2018
UGA entomologists urge farmers to kill off crops after final harvest to avoid buildup of whiteflies.Author: Clint Thompson Published 01/22/2018