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Combination of Features Produces New Android Vulnerability

A new vulnerability affecting Android mobile devices results not from a traditional bug, but from the malicious combination of two legitimate permissions that power desirable and commonly-used features in popular apps. The combination could result...
22-May-2017 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoke From Wildfires Can Have Lasting Climate Impact


Researchers have found that carbon particles released into the air from burning trees and other organic matter are much more likely than previously thought to travel to the upper levels of the atmosphere, where they can interfere with rays from the...
22-May-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection


By analyzing network traffic going to suspicious domains, security administrators could detect malware infections weeks or even months before they're able to capture a sample of the invading malware, a new study suggests. The findings point toward...
21-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rising Temperatures Threaten Stability of Tibetan Alpine Grasslands


A warming climate could affect the stability of alpine grasslands in Asia’s Tibetan Plateau, threatening the ability of farmers and herders to maintain the animals that are key to their existence, and potentially upsetting the ecology of an area...
7-May-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High Temperature Step-by-Step Process Makes Graphene From Ethene


An international team of scientists has developed a new way to produce single-layer graphene from a simple precursor: ethene – also known as ethylene – the smallest alkene molecule, which contains just two atoms of carbon.
4-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find New Source of Dangerous Electrical Instability in the Heart


Sudden cardiac death resulting from fibrillation – erratic heartbeat due to electrical instability – is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Now, researchers have discovered a fundamentally new source of that electrical...
2-May-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Warped Reality: Virtual Trip to Hyperbolic Space

Physicist and mathematician-artists create multi-colored virtual reality experience of hyperbolic geometry
29-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surprising Twist in Confined Liquid Crystals: A Simple Route to Developing New Sensors


Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have found a material used for decades to color food items ranging from corn chips to ice creams could potentially have uses far beyond food dyes.
24-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT 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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