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Marine Protected Areas Might Not Be Enough to Help Overfished Reefs Recover

Pacific corals and fish can both smell a bad neighborhood, and use that ability to avoid settling in damaged reefs.
19-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Early Bottlenecks in Developing Biopharmaceutical Products Delay Commercialization

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An analysis of patented university inventions licensed to biotechnology firms has revealed early bottlenecks on the path to commercialization. To open these roadblocks, the researchers suggest that better communication of basic research results...
19-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

2010 Chilean Earthquake Causes Icequakes in Antarctica

Seismic events aren’t rare occurrences on Antarctica, where sections of the frozen desert can experience hundreds of micro-earthquakes an hour due to ice deformation. Some scientists call them icequakes. But in March of 2010, the ice sheets in...
11-Aug-2014 9:20 AM EDT

Georgia Tech Jailbreaks iOS 7.1.2

Security researchers at the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) have discovered a way to jailbreak current generation Apple iOS devices (e.g., iPhones and iPads) running the latest iOS software.
1-Aug-2014 9:05 AM EDT

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

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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

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The Ryan Budget Plan Is Right for America, Says Georgia Tech Economist

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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

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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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