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Noted and Quoted, April 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:17am
By:
Alan Flurry

Mirror-like optical illusion in the deep Pacific Ocean and the world's first ever gene-edited lizards lead the many media mentions of research and scholarship by Franklin faculty during April. A sample:

Why our youth should be celebrated not mocked – a climate case study, writes Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Forbes in his regular column at Forbes

 

Church in the Maelstrom: A historian’s reflection on the violence of the war’s first major battle – Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era Stephen Berry quoted at HistoryNet

 

Goldman’s “flexible” dress code takes a cue from Silicon Valley – associate professor of history Stephen Mihm writing at Yahoo! Finance

 

Chemists design faster production process for essential sugars – Phys.orgreports on research by Franklin Professor of chemistry Geert-Jan Boons and colleagues

 

Mirror pools from other worlds and fascinating landscapes discovered at the bottom of the ocean – Regents Professor Samantha Joye quoted widely at Tech2.orgScienceDailyMarine Technology NewsNewsweek Business InsiderECO MagazineBefore It’s NewsFox NewsGizmodoEarth.comSmithsonianBrinkwireTech TimesWell+Good

 

Trump’s taxes are fair game. Just ask Warren Harding - Stephen Mihm column published by WiscNewsConnecticut Post

 

Why two orphaned gorillas stood tall like humans in a park ranger’s selfie  - assistant professor in the department of anthropology Roberta Salmi quoted by F3NewsThe Washington PostNDTV

 

How depreciating money could save the global economy – Stephen Mihm– writing at AxiosBloomberg

 

“Life, Love and Marriage Chests,” MFA exit show and more local art news – FlagpoleLamar Dodd MFA 2019 exit show opens April 12 – UGA TodayWGAU

 

The good, bad and ugly of weather messaging for the Masters – Marshall Shepherd writing at ForbesNews Live TV

 

Scott Nelson, Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Humanities, wins Guggenheim Fellowship – WGAUUGA Today

 

UGA’s Skidaway, marine sciences join conservation consortium – WGAUUGA Today

 

UGA scientists create world’s first gene-edited lizards  - research published by associate professor of genetics Douglas Menke reported widely by UGA TodayNewswiseWGAUPopular PhotographyPopular ScienceThe New York TimesABHEarth.comGenomeWebGPBBusiness InsiderBefore It’s News

 

Immigration has long-term benefits – Stephen Mihm writing at The Sacramento BeeYork DispatchHawaii Tribune-Herald

 

Cyclone Kenneth threatens Africa – will the world pay attention this time? Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes

 

 A voice for diversity: [professor and associate dean] Kecia Thomas’ work through Franklin College and beyond – R&B

 

ClinEpiDB data resource releases childhood malnutrition and intestinal disease study –EurekAlert!Distinguished Research Professor Jessica Kissinger serves as a co-investigator on the project

 

Many Appalachian residents don’t believe climate change is real or caused by humans. But why? Marshall Shepherd in the Times Free Press

 

A layperson’s guide on how wind turbines make energy and how to store it too (Marshall Forbes) – Forbes

 

Common, colorful and really good for your brain: UGA researchers study plant pigments – work by College of Public Health assistant professor Lisa Renzi-Hammond, and psychology professor Billy Hammond reported by WABE

 

The Exodus happened (maybe), just not how you think – book authored by Ann and Jay Davis Professor of Jewish Studies Richard Friedman discussed at The Times of Israel

 

Chemical dispersants remain effective tool for cleaning up oil spills, study says – Samantha Joye quoted by NOLA

 

Low lying and narrow, U.S. 80 awaits improvements  - professor of marine sciences Clark Alexander quoted by the Savannah Morning News

 

Allergy season starts earlier and lasts longer as climate changes – Professor of Stratigraphic Paleobiology in the department of geology Steven Holland quoted on WABE

 

Genomics map where North American trees survived ice age (genetics postdoctoral researcher Jordan Bemmels quoted by Kentucky Ag Connection

 

 

Image: The hydrothermal vent field featured numerous volcanic flanges that create the illusion of looking at a mirror when observing the superheated (366ºC) hydrothermal fluids beneath them. Credit: Schmidt Ocean Institute

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