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Tue, 03/08/2022 - 11:27am
New research from the University of Georgia shows that physical activity could help protect your cognitive abilities as you age. And it doesn’t have to be intense exercise to make an impact. “This finding isn’t saying, ‘If you’re older, you need to go out there and start running marathons,’” said Marissa Gogniat, lead author of the study and a recent doctoral graduate in psychology from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. “This is saying…
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:59am
A new theory of aging published by Franklin College researchers in the journal BioEssays addresses the link between ATP levels and aging, based on broad research showing that stored energy levels decrease substantially as animals age: In the BioEssays article, Snehal Chaudhari and Edward Kipreos of the University Georgia propose the “Energy Maintenance Theory of Aging,” which posits that the survival of older animals requires the maintenance of…
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:18am
When UGA began working in earnest to set the stage to expand its engineering programs in the early 2000s, the goals and ambitions of the expansion were focused on new opportunities for students. Comprehensive engineering in a liberal arts environment is more than a catchphrase - it is a potential gateway to changing the nature of the engineering disciplines themselves: making engineering design solutions more responsive to and reflective of the…

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