Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Mary Frances Early: A life of quiet courage and great accomplishment

Newswise imageThis story is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers, that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – and their profound, enduring impact on our state, our nation and the world.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Giving Tortoises a ‘Head Start’

Newswise imageResearch from the University of Georgia indicates that head-starting–raising a species in captivity and releasing it into a protected habitat after it has grown large enough to be less vulnerable to predators–is a useful intervention for boosting the state’s gopher tortoise population, which has been declining in numbers for decades due to predation, poaching and loss of suitable habitat.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Zell Miller: He left a legacy of HOPE

Newswise imageThis story is part of a series, called Georgia Groundbreakers, that celebrates innovative and visionary faculty, students, alumni and leaders throughout the history of the University of Georgia – and their profound, enduring impact on our state, our nation and the world.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Explains Resurgence of Pertussis

A team of researchers including scientists from the University of Georgia has found that the resurgence of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, in the U.S. is a predictable consequence of incomplete coverage with a highly effective vaccine. This finding goes against pervasive theories on why we are seeing a steady increase in the disease even though the vaccine is given at an early age.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Vampire Bat Immunity and Infection Risk Respond to Livestock Rearing

The availability of livestock as a food source for vampire bats influences their immune response and infection by bacterial pathogens, according to a new paper in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. Because cattle ranching is common in areas where the bats live, the findings have implications for human as well as animal health.