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.
From governors to country music artists to business leaders, Georgia 4-H has helped young people become confident adults.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 10/05/2017
Master Gardeners revitalize butterfly garden located at former President Jimmy Carter's home in Plains, Georgia.Author: Clint Thompson Published 10/04/2017
High populations of whiteflies can infect vegetable crops with diseases, like cucurbit leaf crumple virus and tomato yellow curl virus.Author: Julie Jernigan Published 10/03/2017
UGA joins $15 million multistate partnership to foster new industry around carinata-based biofuels in the southern U.S.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 10/03/2017
Tropical Storm Irma made peach trees lean, but with support, they can be righted.Author: Dario Chavez Published 09/29/2017
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences alumni gather to celebrate the college and recognize their friends.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/28/2017
UGA Extension Agronomist Jared Whitaker says cotton that is blown over is susceptible to boll rot.Author: Clint Thompson Published 09/26/2017
Ornamental research shines during Durham Horticulture Farm open house.Author: Merritt Melancon Published 09/25/2017
Researchers create new model for testing stroke treatments.Author: Charlene Betourney Published 09/25/2017
Turf scientists at UGA move into new, state-of-the-art labs and greenhouses.Author: Sharon Dowdy Published 09/22/2017