Fri., April 12, 2013 6:00am
Georgia military bases and contractors are not the only ones feeling the pinch of the sequester. The state’s top universities are seeing federal research grants slashed as a result of the across the board federal funding cuts. And that’s threatening not only important fields of study, but also high-paying jobs.
Wed., December 5, 2012 1:00pm
A University of Georgia food scientist has been awarded a federal grant worth nearly half a million dollars. Poultry, eggs, raw sprouts and unpasteurized juices are common sources of salmonella. Cooking and pasteurization kill the bacteria in those foods but not in dry and ready-to-eat foods.
Thu., September 27, 2012 6:47pm
Emory University and other Atlanta partners are launching a new autism research center using an $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The Autism Center of Excellence will bring together more than 25 researchers and physicians in eight laboratories.
Thu., June 21, 2012 11:24am
Georgia Tech is testing new products designed for aging baby boomers. The project is called Homelab. Currently launched in 100 homes statewide, the project plans to expand to over 500 homes within three years.
Fri., May 4, 2012 7:58am
A University of Georgia researcher has received a nearly $3 million federal grant to track how tuberculosis spreads in Africa's urban areas. Experts say there are 9 million new episodes of TB each year.
Wed., November 23, 2011 4:25pm
Experts hope to potentially reduce insurance costs for breast cancer testing.
Fri., January 28, 2011 5:07pm
Governor Nathan Deal’s proposed budget slashes funding for a partnership that turns university research into high-tech companies from $17 million to $4.5 million.
Wed., September 15, 2010 3:42pm
The University of Georgia says, it attracted more research funding in the fiscal year that ended in June than it's ever attracted before. The record-breaking amount, $176 million, was bolstered by $24 million in federal stimulus money that probably won't be coming back.
Thu., August 26, 2010 4:53pm
Georgia Tech is leading a team of universities that received a $10 million federal grant to develop a computerized early warning system for young children who have autism. The five-year National Science Foundation award will go to researchers designing a tool that would use cameras, microphones, and on-body sensors to identify symptoms of autism in children.
Sat., September 19, 2009 10:51am
Scientists say the immune system is one of the first things to go as you ge