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Simple Processing Technique Could Cut Cost of Organic PV and Wearable Electronics


A simple solution-based electrical doping technique could help reduce the cost of polymer solar cells and organic electronic devices, potentially expanding the applications for these technologies. By enabling production of efficient single-layer...
5-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘Spooky’ Sightings in Crystal Point to Extremely Rare Quantum Spin Liquid


Little is rarer than an observable quantum spin liquid, but now, tests reveal that a synthetic crystal with ytterbium as its base may house one at near absolute zero. It joins an extremely short list of materials believed house myriads of particles...
2-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Genomics Technique Could Accelerate Detection of Foodborne Bacterial Outbreaks


A new testing methodology based on metagenomics could accelerate the diagnosis of foodborne bacterial outbreaks, allowing public health officials to identify the microbial culprits in less than a day.
29-Nov-2016 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Secret Phenotypes: Disease Devils in Invisible Details

The human eye often falls short in the hunt for faint genetic drivers that raise the risk of devastating neurological diseases such as autism and schizophrenia. But little eludes a microscope optic attached to a computer, and algorythms that can...
28-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Catching Molecular Dance Moves in Slow Motion by Adding White Noise


If you could watch a molecule of medicine attaching to a cell receptor in extreme slow motion, they would look something like a space ship docking with a space station -- some twists, turns, sputters then locking together tight. With a new...
21-Nov-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Poverty Should Be Measured by More Than Income


Georgia Tech Economist Shatakshee Dhgonde’s research reveals there are multiple dimensions of deprivation, and those dimensions can impact a person’s sense of financial security. She specifically cites six measures as being a more accurate...
17-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Game Theory Shows How Tragedies of the Commons Might be Averted


Lake Lanier in Georgia is the primary water reservoir serving suburban and metropolitan Atlanta. When the lake’s water level drops below a certain point, calls go out for water conservation and news reports show images of the red mud shoreline. In...
15-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Punching Cancer with RNA Knuckles


Researchers achieved an unexpected eye-popping reduction of ovarian cancer during a successful test of targeted nanohydrogel delivery in vivo in mice. Adding cisplatin eliminated or starkly diminished tumors.
7-Nov-2016 5:00 AM EST 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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