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Noted and Quoted, September 2019

Alan Flurry

A few of the top stories featuring the scholarship and expertise of Franklin College faculty members during September:

Tiny Albino lizards are the first gene-edited, mutant reptiles, research by associate professor of genetics Doug Menke reported in NewsweekCourthouse News ServiceNews AtlasScience, EcoWatch, Sci-News, The Scientist Magazine


Evacuating for a hurricane: how to prepare yourself, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences Marshall Shepherd quoted by the New York Times


School’s back in session: Women’s fight for educational inclusion, University Professor of the Arts Fran Teague on GPB


Partitioning vegetables can increase consumption, research team lead by associate professor of psychology Michelle vanDellen reported by UGA TodayTechnologyMedicine News LineHealth News Digest


5G coverage could set back accurate weather forecasts by 30 years, Marshall Shepherd quoted by Observe, Evaluation Engineering, WGAU


Chasing the methane dragon that lurks in the deep sea Regents’ Professor Samantha Joye quoted by Coastal News Today


Hurricane Dorian not likely to affect Athens, Kemp declares state of emergency for coastal Georgia, Marshall Shepherd quoted by R&B


Why Dorian stalled out over the Bahamas, professor of geography John Knox quoted by MSN


Slow, intense and unrelenting: The science behind Hurricane Dorian’s most dangerous qualities, Marshall Shepherd quoted by The Washington Post


UGA-led portal holds key to unlocking glycoscience, research by Emeritus Professor of biochemistry and molecular biology William York reported by, R&B


UAH hyperspectral drone flights test new tool for UGA marsh grass researchers – UAH NewsCoastal News Today articles feature University of Alabama in Huntsville

Researchers work with professor of marine sciences Merryl Alber and professor of geography Deepak Mishra on Sapelo Island


As climate change threatens Earth, U.S. to open nearly 200 power plants, Marshall Shepherd quoted by Wisconsin State Farmer


Fuel vents plugged in capsized cargo ship cleanup, Samantha Joye quoted by AJC


Solving the microbiome puzzle, research by professor of statistics Wenxuan Zhong reported by UGA Today


Chasing the methane dragon lying in the seabed,Samantha Joye quoted in Manchikoni


Are category 5 hurricanes the new normal? Marshall Shepherd quoted by USA Today


How the Deepwater Horizon disaster created an abyssal wasteland, Samantha Joye quoted at Atlas Obscura


Tropical Storm Imelda might affect Louisiana: What the storm’s Texas landfall means to you, Marshall Shepherd quoted by Shreveport TimesYahoo! News


Lutein supplements are everywhere. Here’s what you need to know about this nutrient, professor of psychology Billy Hammond quoted by the Washington Post


Imelda dumped 40 inches of rain on Texas-and it wasn’t even a hurricane? Marshall Shepherd quoted at Grist


Nonverbal signals can create bias against larger groups, research by associate professor of psychology Allison Skinner reported at Technology


Reagan’s push for California’s waiver has a lesson for Trump, associate professor of history Stephen Mihm writing in Bloomberg


How Charlotte Moore Sitterly wrote the encyclopedia of Starlight, Regents’ Professor Michael Duncan quoted in the Smithsonian


 Image: Scenes from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Courtesy of Dan Fornari, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution/NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research   

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