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Brainwaves Can Predict Audience Reaction of Television Programming

By analyzing the brainwaves of 16 individuals as they watched mainstream television content, researchers were able to accurately predict the preferences of large TV audiences, up to 90 percent in the case of Super Bowl commercials
29-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Making a Mental Match: Pairing a Mechanical Device with Stroke Patients

Georgia Tech researchers have created a functional MRI-compatible hemiparesis rehab device that creates a long latency stretch reflex at the exact time as a brain signal. It is designed to assist stroke victims.
16-Jul-2014 11:15 AM EDT

Your Next Angry Birds Opponent Could Be a Robot

With the help of a smart tablet and Angry Birds, children can now do something typically reserved for engineers and computer scientists: program a robot to learn new skills. The Georgia Institute of Technology project is designed to serve as a...
10-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Agile Aperture Antenna Tested on Aircraft to Survey Ground Emitters, Maintain Satellite Connection


The Georgia Tech Research Institute’s software-defined, electronically-reconfigurable Agile Aperture Antenna (A3) has now been tested on the land, sea and air.
10-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Hollow-Fiber Membranes Could Cut Separation Costs, Energy Use


Researchers have developed a microfluidic technique for fabricating a new class of metal-organic framework (MOF) membranes inside hollow polymer fibers that are just a few hundred microns in diameter. The new fabrication process, believed to be the...
30-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Georgia Tech Researchers Develop ‘Encore’ to Monitor Web Access


Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool to monitor the accessibility of Web pages around the world that can be installed by adding a single line of code to a web page. The tool, Encore, runs when a user visits a website where the code is...
2-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Evolution of Life’s Operating System Revealed in Detail


The evolution of the ribosome, a large molecular structure found in the cells of all species, has been revealed in unprecedented detail in a new study.
26-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Study of Animal Urination Could Lead to Better-Engineered Products

A new Georgia Institute of Technology study investigated how quickly 32 animals urinate. It turns out that it’s all about the same. Even though an elephant’s bladder is 3,600 times larger than a cat’s (18 liters vs. 5 milliliters), both...
30-Jun-2014 2:35 PM EDT

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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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