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This Matrix Delivers Healing Stem Cells to Injured Elderly Muscles

Muscles of the elderly and of patients with Duchene muscular dystrophy have trouble regenerating. A new nanohydrogel with muscle stem cells has boosted muscle growth in mouse models while protecting the stem cells from immune reactions that usually...
15-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Help Close Security Hole in Popular Encryption Software

Cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have helped close a security vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to steal encryption keys from a popular security package by briefly listening in on unintended “side...
9-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

World’s Fastest Creature May Also be One of the Smallest

Ask most people to identify the fastest animal on Earth and they’ll suggest a cheetah, falcon or even a sailfish. To that list of speedy animals, Georgia Institute of Technology assistant professor Saad Bhamla would like to add the Spirostomum...
7-Aug-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Integrated Sensor Could Monitor Brain Aneurysm Treatment

A multi-university research team has demonstrated proof-of-concept for a highly flexible and stretchable sensor that could be used to monitor repair of brain aneurysms treated with new flow diverters.
1-Aug-2018 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Previously Overlooked “Coral Ticks” Weaken Degraded Reefs

A previously overlooked predator— a thumbnail-sized snail—could be increasing the pressure on coral reefs already weakened by the effects of overfishing, rising ocean temperatures, pollution and other threats.
26-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Material Formed from Crab Shells and Trees Could Replace Flexible Plastic Packaging

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibers that has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging used to keep food fresh.
19-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


As We Get Parched, Cognition Can Sputter, Dehydration Study Says

Getting parched can fuzz attentiveness and make it harder to solve problems. Dehydration can easily put a dent in those and other cognitive functions, a new metadata analysis of multiple studies shows. Researchers at Georgia Tech are particularly...
17-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Technique May Improve Lung Delivery of Bacteria-Killing Phage

A new delivery system for bacteriophages—viruses that selectively attack harmful bacteria—could help give doctors a new way to battle lung infections that threaten older patients and people with cystic fibrosis.
16-Jul-2018 8:05 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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