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Encryption Made Easier: Just Talk Like a Parent

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A Georgia Institute of Technology researcher has created an easier email encryption method – one that sounds familiar to parents who try to outsmart their 8-year-old child. The new technique gets rid of the complicated, mathematically generated...
2-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

SAPH-ire Helps Scientists Prioritize Protein Modification Research

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Researchers have developed a new informatics technology that analyzes existing data repositories of protein modifications and 3D protein structures to help scientists identify and target research on “hotspots” most likely to be important for...
28-Jun-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Georgia Tech Receives Nearly $2 Million for Naval Research to Bolster Cyber Defense

Georgia Tech receives $2 million in grants for naval research to improve national security and also the functional safety and resiliency of automotive or industrial control systems, which are increasingly connected to the wider world through...
24-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Can Heat Be Controlled as Waves?

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A progress article published June 23 in the journal Nature Materials describes recent developments and predicts future advances in phonon wave interference and thermal bandgap materials -- approaches to controlling heat transfer.
23-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Theory Turns to Reality for Nonlinear Optical Metamaterials

A research team has realized one of the long-standing theoretical predictions in nonlinear optical metamaterials: creation of a nonlinear material that has opposite refractive indices at the fundamental and harmonic frequencies of light.
15-Jun-2015 6:05 PM EDT

Cooperation Among Viral Variants Helps Hepatitis C Survive Immune System Attacks

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Warring armies use a variety of tactics, including use of a decoy force that occupies the defenders while an unseen force launches a separate attack that the defenders fail to notice. A new study suggests that the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) may employ...
26-May-2015 9:05 PM EDT

Who Needs Water to Assemble DNA? Non-Aqueous Solvent Supports DNA Nanotechnology

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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have now shown that they can assemble DNA nanostructures in a solvent containing no water.
26-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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

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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

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The Ryan Budget Plan Is Right for America, Says Georgia Tech Economist

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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

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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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