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Four-Stroke Engine Cycle Produces Hydrogen from Methane and Captures CO2


When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it’s been transformed into a modular reforming reactor that could make hydrogen available to power fuel cells wherever there’s a natural gas supply available.
16-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls


Cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new form of ransomware that can take over control of a simulated water treatment plant. After gaining access, they were able to command programmable logic controllers...
13-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

DNA “Barcoding” Allows Rapid Testing of Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Delivery


Using tiny snippets of DNA as “barcodes,” researchers have developed a new technique for rapidly screening the ability of nanoparticles to selectively deliver therapeutic genes to specific organs of the body. The technique could accelerate the...
7-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Looking for Entangled Atoms in a Bose-Einstein Condensate


Using a Bose-Einstein condensate composed of millions of sodium atoms, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have observed a sharp magnetically-induced quantum phase transition where they expect to find entangled atomic pairs. The work...
6-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Size Matters for Marine Protected Areas Designed to Aid Coral


For marine protected areas established to help coral reefs recover from overfishing, size really does seem to make a difference.
6-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cholera Bacteria Stab and Poison Enemies at Predictable Rates

Living systems dynamics about as predictable as a chemical reaction: Bacteria that stab and poison for defense and conquest can be charted using math equations that apply to phase separation of metals.
1-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Team Demonstrates Digital Health Platform for Department of Veterans Affairs


“Liberate the data.” That was a principal design goal for a team of public-private health care technology collaborators established by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Health Administration to develop a working and scalable...
31-Jan-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Microgel Composite Could Overcome Fibrin Blockade to Accelerate Healing


In regenerative medicine, the ideal repair material would offer properties that seem impossibly contradictory. It must be rigid and robust enough to be manipulated surgically, yet soft and porous enough to allow healing cells to pass through it to...
27-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST 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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