New research consortium designed to advance human health around the world
Steven Stice to lead University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center researchers in consortium designed to hasten the development of advanced cell therapies for chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer. A $20 million National Science Foundation grant funds the Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT) that brings together researchers, industry partners, clinicians, engineers, cell biologists and immunologists.
Code breakers unlock pearl millet's heat tolerance to fight climate chaos
As farmers around the world battle extreme drought and other climate events, researchers turn to pearl millet to find ways to make other grains more resilient to climate change. A global team of 65 scientists, including eight from the University of Georgia, have decoded some of the secrets to the crop’s coping strategies.
Irma destroys an estimated 30 percent of Georgia's pecan crop
Irma’s destructive path blew through Georgia’s pecan crop, but the destruction could have been much worse, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells.
$20 million NSF grant funds the Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 09/19/2017
Ground beef must be cooked to an internal temperature of at least 160 F to be deemed safe.Author: Alexander Stelzleni Published 09/19/2017
Pearl millet genome reveals how this cereal survives temperatures over 107 degrees Fahrenheit.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/19/2017
Approximately 450 Georgia Power employees housed while helping to restore power to Georgia residents.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/19/2017
Georgia pecan farmers assessing da 0033 mage after Tropical Storm Irma moves through state. 5FF4Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/15/2017
This year's educational tour will be based in Albany, Georgia, between Sept. 19 and Sept. 21.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/14/2017
Clean up moisture quickly and dry out wet areas, UGA Extension housing expert says.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/13/2017
Study downed trees for clues on how to prevent future losses, UGA expert says.Author: Paul Pugliese Published 09/13/2017
Turfgrass producers gather to learn the latest on sod production in Georgia.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/13/2017
Strong winds could lead to broken limbs, pecans blown to the ground and downed trees.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/08/2017