Day: April 21, 2015

Weather Updates

ATHENS- Reporter Kenna Rodgers brings us our weather. She says the sunshine should continue until tomorrow, and the warm temperatures are here to stay. Temperatures should be in the mid-to-upper 70s throughout the area, but a chance of rain returns on Thursday.

Local Sports Updates

ATHENS- UGA Baseball UGA’s Baseball team hosts the Clemson Tigers at Foley Field tonight at 7.  The Bulldogs are looking to sweep the two game series against the Tigers after defeating them 3-2 earlier this month. The Dawgs are looking for some late season momentum after going 20-20 this season. Jared Walsh is set…

UGA Researchers Study How to Limit Parasites

ATHENS- UGA researchers are using databases to research parasites on a global scale and find patterns among different animal species. Their Findings The researches found that mammals who share closer evolutionary histories (and are more closely related) are often affected by the similar parasites. Importance Mice, lice, ticks, and worms are all parasites that affect humans. They…

UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital to Offer Eye Exams To Assistance Animals

ATHENS- The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists is offering its annual Animal Eye Exam services for all registered service animals throughout the month of May. The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital and the Animal Eye Care Clinic (located at 5 points in Athens) have teamed up to aid volunteer services to all service animals in…