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Empathy From the Sick May Be Critical to Halting Disease Outbreaks

A little empathy can go a long way toward ending infectious disease outbreaks. That’s a conclusion from researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, who used a networked variation of game theory to study how individual behavior during an...
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

China's Severe Winter Haze Tied to Effects of Global Climate Change

China's severe winter air pollution problems may be worsened by changes in atmospheric circulation prompted by Arctic sea ice loss and increased Eurasian snowfall – both caused by global climate change.
15-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From the Butterfly's Wing to the Tornado: Predicting Turbulence

Remember the butterfly-triggers-tornado adage? Chaos theory says calculating turbulence to find out if that's true must be impossible. Now, physicists are latching onto turbulent patterns with digital optics and math. Their resulting forecasts jibe...
15-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Understanding What’s Happening Inside Liquid Droplets

For most people, the drip, drip, drip of a leaking faucet would be an annoyance. But for Georgia Institute of Technology Ph.D. candidate Alexandros Fragkopoulos, what happens inside droplets is the stuff of serious science.
7-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Chiral Metamaterial Produces Record Optical Shift Under Incremental Power Modulation

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Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have demonstrated an optical metamaterial whose chiroptical properties in the nonlinear regime produce a significant spectral shift with power levels in the milliwatt range.
28-Feb-2017 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Triboelectric Nanogenerators Boost Mass Spectrometry Performance

Triboelectric nanogenerators (TENG) convert mechanical energy harvested from the environment to electricity for powering small devices such as sensors or for recharging consumer electronics. Now, researchers have harnessed these devices to improve...
22-Feb-2017 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Four-Stroke Engine Cycle Produces Hydrogen from Methane and Captures CO2

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When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it’s been transformed into a modular reforming reactor that could make hydrogen available to power fuel cells wherever there’s a natural gas supply available.
16-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls

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Cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new form of ransomware that can take over control of a simulated water treatment plant. After gaining access, they were able to command programmable logic controllers...
13-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How Firms Big and Small Can Benefit From Strategic Alliances

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An alliance between two companies isn’t automatically a “win-win,” but managers can take steps to ensure the best outcomes from strategic partnerships.
21-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

The Ryan Budget Plan Is Right for America, Says Georgia Tech Economist

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Christine Ries, professor of economics at Georgia Tech's Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, offers her views on why Representative Paul Ryan’s budget plan is moving the debate in the right direction.
11-Apr-2011 9:05 AM EDT

Expert in Jakarta and Singapore to Discuss Bombings

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Justin Hastings, assistant professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech is in Jakarta and available to discuss Friday's bomb attacks. Hasting's expertise is in terrorism, rogue states, nuclear armament and Southeast Asia.
17-Jul-2009 10:20 AM EDT

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