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Spray-on Electric Rainbows: Making Safer Electrochromic Inks


A flick of a switch, and electrochromic films change their colors, making sunglasses, windows, and mirrors tint, or textiles flip their shades. Now they can be applied more safely and more commonly thanks to an innovative chemical process that makes...
16-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Print No Evil – Three-Layer Technique Helps Secure Additive Manufacturing


Researchers have developed a three-layer system to verify that components produced using additive manufacturing have not been compromised.
15-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Skewing the Aim of Targeted Cancer Therapies


The aim of targeted gene-based cancer therapies could often be skewed from the start. A widespread concept about how cells produce proteins proved incorrect 62% of the time in a new study in ovarian cancer cells of the relationship between RNA and...
11-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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Brain-Like Computing Comes Closer in Big Artificial Intelligence Retina Project


The human brain's computational might in a machine, the dream of computer engineers, comes a step closer thanks to new nanomaterials. Georgia Tech researchers are creating next-gen neuron-mimmicking "memristors" to underly processing "neuristors."
28-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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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