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Ribose-Seq Identifies and Locates Ribonucleotides in Genomic DNA


Researchers have developed and tested a new technique known as ribose-seq that allows them to determine the full profile of ribonucleotides -- RNA fragments -- embedded in genomic DNA.
23-Jan-2015 8:00 AM EST

Georgia Tech Unveils Faster Annotation System for Prokaryotic Genomes

Georgia Tech researchers, working with colleagues in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), have released a new version of a genome annotation system capable of analyzing more than 2,000 prokaryotic genomes per day, helping...
26-Jan-2015 9:25 AM EST

Experts Recommend Intermediate Physical Activity Goals, Especially for Older Adults

The recommendation that adults should get 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week may be too ambitious for many middle-aged and older adults. That’s one recommendation from physical activity and health experts who published a paper this week in...
23-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Self-Powered Intelligent Keyboard Could Provide a New Layer of Security


By analyzing such parameters as the force applied by key presses and the time interval between them, a new self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard could provide a stronger layer of security for computer users.
21-Jan-2015 8:00 PM EST

Slick and Slender Snake Beats Short and Stubby Lizard in Sand Swimming

For swimming through sand, a slick and slender snake can perform better than a short and stubby lizard. That’s one conclusion from a study of the movement patterns of the shovel-nosed snake, a native of the Mojave Desert of the southwest United...
12-Jan-2015 4:40 PM EST

Researchers Work to Counter a New Class of Coffee Shop Hackers

If you’re sitting in a coffee shop, tapping away on your laptop, feeling safe from hackers because you didn’t connect to the shop’s wifi, think again. Hackers may be able to see what you’re doing just by analyzing the low-power electronic...
7-Jan-2015 7:00 PM EST

Crowd Science Provides Major Boost for Certain Research Projects

Researchers have taken a comprehensive look at the growth of crowd science, describing the considerable value of donated time and noting the limitations of nonprofessional research assistance.
4-Jan-2015 7:00 PM EST

Georgia Tech Research Finds Copyright Confusion Has ‘Chilling’ Effects in Online Creative Publishing

A Georgia Tech study notes that copyright law is navigated on a daily basis by Internet users, and that for amateur creative types publishing on the Web’s largest creative venues, they often don’t trust the websites to safeguard their art.
15-Dec-2014 2:00 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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