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Georgia Tech Receives $6.5 Million Grant From the Marcus Foundation for Tumor Monorail Project


The tumor monorail project, a collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University, will receive a $6.5 million grant from The Marcus Foundation.
6-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Texas Instruments Gives $3.2 Million for Student Plaza and Maker Space at the Georgia Institute of Technology


The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has received a $3.2 million gift from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) to support the construction of the Texas Instruments Plaza and Maker Space for Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and...
30-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Microneedle Patch for Measles Vaccination Could Be a Global Game Changer

A new microneedle patch being developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could make it easier to vaccinate people against measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
27-Apr-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Advancing Security and Trust in Reconfigurable Devices


A research team at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is studying a range of security challenges involving programmable logic devices – in particular, field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).
27-Apr-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Research Identifies Barriers in Tracking Meals and What Foodies Want

Researchers studied how mobile-based food journals integrate into everyday life and specific challenges when using food journaling technology. Their research suggests how future designs might make it easier and more effective.
16-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Polio Vaccination with Microneedle Patches Receives Funding for Patch Development, Clinical Trial


The Georgia Institute of Technology and Micron Biomedical have been awarded $2.5 million in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the development of dissolvable microneedle patches for polio immunization.
24-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

La Niña-Like Conditions Associated with 2,500-Year-Long Shutdown of Coral Reef Growth

A new study has found that La Niña-like conditions in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Panamá were closely associated with an abrupt shutdown in coral reef growth that lasted 2,500 years. The study suggests that future changes in climate similar...
20-Feb-2015 4:20 PM EST

Study Details Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil on Beach Microbial Communities


Using advanced genomic identification techniques, researchers studying the impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill on communities of beach microbes saw a succession of organisms and identified population changes in specific organisms that marked the...
16-Feb-2015 6:00 PM EST

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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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