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El Niño Warming Causes Significant Coral Damage in Central Pacific


Current El Niño conditions in the Pacific Ocean have created high water temperatures that are seriously damaging coral reefs, including those on Christmas Island, which may be the epicenter for what could become a global coral bleaching event.
30-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Looking Back 3.8 Billion Years Into the Root of the “Tree of Life”


NASA-funded researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are tapping information found in the cells of all life on Earth, and using it to trace life’s evolution.
25-Nov-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Metabolic Profiles Distinguish Early Stage Ovarian Cancer with Unprecedented Accuracy


Studying blood serum compounds of different molecular weights has led scientists to a set of biomarkers that may enable development of a highly accurate screening test for early-stage ovarian cancer.
12-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Large-Scale Modeling Shows Confinement Effects on Cell Macromolecules


Using large-scale computer modeling, researchers have shown the effects of confinement on macromolecules inside cells – and taken the first steps toward simulating a living cell, a capability that could allow them to ask “what-if” questions...
15-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Coral Reef Researcher Wins Explorer’s Club Honor

Understanding what's killing the world's coral reefs has been the life work of Mark Hay, the Teasley Professor in the School of Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. During the past 35 years, he's made more than 5,000 dives, worked weeks...
11-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hair Increases Surface Area for Animals by 100 Times

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers combed through more than two dozen studies and did surface measurements for 27 mammals and insects to better understand how animals are able to clean themselves. The findings could have implications for...
10-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Entering the Strange World of Ultra-Cold Chemistry


Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $900,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to study the unusual chemical and physical properties of atoms and molecules at ultra-cold temperatures...
2-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Assessing the Role of Negative Citations in Science


A new study conducted by researchers from three institutions has examined in the role of negative citations in academic publishing. The researchers found that one in 50 citations from a major academic journal contained criticism of previous work.
26-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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