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Meniscus-Assisted Technique Produces High Efficiency Perovskite PV Films


A new low-temperature solution printing technique allows fabrication of high-efficiency perovskite solar cells with large crystals intended to minimize current-robbing grain boundaries. The meniscus-assisted solution printing (MASP) technique boosts...
5-Jul-2017 9:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3-D Printed Models Could Improve Patient Outcomes in Heart Valve Replacements


Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology and the Piedmont Heart Institute are using new 3-D printing technologies to create heart valve models that mimic the look and feel of the real valves. Their aim is to improve the success rate of...
27-Jun-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry


Adding the equivalent of a miniature tornado to the interface between electrospray ionization (ESI) and a mass spectrometer (MS) has allowed researchers to improve the sensitivity and detection capability of the widely-used ESI-MS analytical...
28-Jun-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Thwarting Metastasis by Breaking Cancer’s Legs with Gold Rods


Your cancer has metastasized. No one wants to ever hear that. Now researchers have found a way to virtually halt cell migration, a key component in metastasis, in vitro, in human cells. In past in vivo studies in mice, treated cancer did not appear...
23-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wildfires Pollute Much More Than Previously Thought


Wildfires are major polluters. Their plumes are three times as dense with aerosol-forming fine particles as previously believed. For the first time, researchers have flown an orchestra of modern instruments through brutishly turbulent wildfire...
13-Jun-2017 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Robot Uses Deep Learning and Big Data to Write and Play Its Own Music

A marimba-playing robot with four arms and eight sticks is writing and playing its own compositions in a lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The pieces are generated using artificial intelligence and deep learning.
14-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mind Over Muscles: How the Brain Hinders Individual Muscle Control


A new study explores common drive, the ability for your body to overcome the mind's willingness to collectively control muscles, rather than controlling them individually.
14-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Create 3-D Printed Tensegrity Objects Capable of Dramatic Shape Change


A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a way to use 3-D printers to create objects capable of expanding dramatically that could someday be used in applications ranging from space missions to biomedical devices.
14-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Firms Big and Small Can Benefit From Strategic Alliances


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


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


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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