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Understanding Rogue Ocean Waves May Be Simple After All

An international team of scientists has developed a relatively simple mathematical explanation for the rogue ocean waves that can develop seemingly out of nowhere to sink ships and overwhelm oil platforms with walls of water as much as 25 meters...
16-Jun-2016 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiny Mirror Improves Microscope Resolution for Studying Cells

A tiny mirror could make a huge difference for scientists trying to understand what’s happening in the micron-scale structures of living cells.
14-Jun-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eastern U.S. Needs “Connectivity” to Help Species Escape Climate Change


For plants and animals fleeing rising temperatures, varying precipitation patterns and other effects of climate change, the eastern United States will need improved “climate connectivity” for these species to have a better shot at survival.
13-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

National Roadmap for Advanced Cell Manufacturing Shows Path to Cell-Based Therapeutics


An industry-driven consortium has developed a national roadmap designed to chart the path to large-scale manufacturing of cell-based therapeutics for use in a broad range of illnesses including cancer, neuro-degenerative diseases, blood and vision...
11-Jun-2016 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Heme, a Poisonous Nutrient, Tracked by ‘Green Lantern’ Sensor


The toxin heme is essential to life, but cells must make use of it sparingly and carefully, as poor heme management can lead to Alzheimer's, heart disease and cancer. Researchers at the Georgia Tech have tailored ratiometric sensors to tracks heme's...
27-May-2016 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Restoring Chemotherapy Sensitivity by Boosting MicroRNA Levels


By increasing the level of a specific microRNA (miRNA) molecule, researchers have for the first time restored chemotherapy sensitivity in vitro to a line of human pancreatic cancer cells that had developed resistance to a common treatment drug.
25-May-2016 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

40-Year Math Mystery and Four Generations of Figuring

In 1977, Princeton mathematician Paul Seymour made a conjecture about certain large graphs. Nearly 40 years later, Georgia Tech mathematicians have come up with a proof he was right. The conjecture is 13 words long; the proof covers 120 pages of...
25-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hearing Snap, Crackle, Pop May Help Heal Your Knee

New acoustic device research reveals even a healthy knee makes cringeworthy sounds. But the audio can be turned into graphs, and researchers hope they will some day become medically useful.
23-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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