Classic City Science

Sunday Afternoons @ 1PM & Monday and Tuesday Nights @ 8:50PM
  • Hosted by April Sorrow

Host April Sorrow interviews some of UGA's most prolific researchers to discuss not only the latest findings but how research initiatives here at The University of Georgia are directly impacting the state, the nation and even the world. These 6 minute segments air as part of Living on Earth, Sundays at 1PM and To The Best of Our Knowledge, Monday & Tuesday Nights at 8:50PM.

The University of Georgia community mourned the loss of one of its most respected and cherished professors, with the passing of Dr. Barry Hollander. Hollander was not only one of UGA's most esteemed professors, but was a regular source of expertise in the world of journalism nationwide and beyond. WUGA's Chris Shupe sits down with Science and Research correspondent April Sorrow to talk about one of their favorite segments with Dr. Hollander.

UGA's Regenerative Lab

Aug 2, 2017

In this episode host April Sorrow speaks with Dr. Luke Mortensen about some of his work with the Regenerative Bioscience Center, including Microscopy a process that allows scientists to see into live animal cells at even a sub cellular level.

Soft Bones Research

Jul 13, 2017

In this episode host April Sorrow speaks with UGA's Dr. Luke Mortensen of the Regenerative Bioscience Center about his research and study of soft bones disease, a condition that makes children's bones prone to breakage and unable to support their body.

In this segment, host April Sorrow, talks to the 2017 University of Georgia Inventor of the Year, Dr. Biao He, professor of infectious diseases and the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine. He has filed eight invention disclosures, ranging from a parainfluenza virus (PIV5) vaccine platform system to a novel mumps vaccine to a method of inducing innate immunity, leading to one issued U.S. patent, four pending U.S. patents and over a dozen pending foreign patent applications.

Thousands of broken trees line the banks of the Chattooga River. The dead, gray stabs were once evergreen monsters offering shade to trout and picturesque views to visitors. These Eastern hemlocks are native to north Georgia, but they are dying rapidly, thanks to one tiny insect—the hemlock wooly adelgid. In this segment, host April Sorrow talks to Dr. Kris Braman, head of the department of entomology at the University of Georgia about strategies to combat the catastrophic destruction.

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