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Fri, 05/11/2018 - 1:27pm
A striking new study published in the journal Cell shows details how ancient microbes that thrive in some of the world’s most extreme environments and modern-day humans have more in common than meets the eye—namely, they both respire and conserve energy using a similar molecular mechanism, one that has adapted to changing environmental conditions over billions of years: "Nature is really good at finding molecules that work and then modifying…
Fri, 04/27/2018 - 3:08pm
New research published in Nature Climate Change and led by assistant professor of geography Gabriel Kooperman identifies an unexpected but major factor in worldwide precipitation shifts: the direct response of tropical forests to higher levels of carbon dioxide: “People tend to think that most of the disruption will come from heat going into the oceans, which, in turn, will alter wind patterns,” said James Randerson, UCI’s Ralph J. & Carol M…
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 3:11pm
Thanks for the shoutout UGA, but of course the Franklin College has the largest enrollment at the university! We are the heart of UGA - the largest, oldest, most academically diverse college on campus. The arts, the [social, mathemical, physical, & biological] sciences, the humanities - it's all here and we provide the academic underpinning that supports all other schools and colleges. Franklin College students make every day a great day at…
Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:21am
If there's one thing we take for granted more than the infinite availability of water, it would be the technical ability of our best scientists should that availability ever come into question. Well, the infinite availability of water is very much in quesiton and what is the reaction of scientists? Looking to Mother nature for clues to survival in water-limited environments: [With] a $1.5 million collaborative grant from the National Science…

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