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.
Kissing bug hype has UGA entomologists sorting through samples and calming public worries.Author: Nancy C. Hinkle, Merritt Melancon Published 12/15/2015
Modern agricultural development could take cues from the legacy of D.W. Brooks.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 11/12/2015
Pest control operators will soon learn to control bed bugs, school pests at UGA Griffin.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/29/2015
UGA researchers to use $2 million grant to develop control for blueberry-destroying fly.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/15/2015
Graduate students build international networks of scholars with the help of the CAES Office of Global Programs.Author: Denise Horton Published 10/05/2015
Preventing fruit flies is much easier than eliminating them.Author: Frank M. Watson Published 09/24/2015
Applying fire ant baits now will reduce their numbers later.Author: Josh Fuder Published 09/24/2015
Experts from across the state will gather in Griffin to share the latest forestry research.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/03/2015
Super lice can be managed with a one-two punch of permethrin and hair combing.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 08/29/2015
CAES Young Scholars once again wow faculty with research projects.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 07/23/2015