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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

Molecular “Hats” Allow in vivo Activation of Disguised Signaling Peptides

When someone you know is wearing an unfamiliar hat, you might not recognize them. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are using just such a disguise to sneak biomaterials containing peptide signaling molecules into living animals.
12-Dec-2014 4:10 PM EST

Carbon Soot Particles, Dust Blamed for Discoloring India’s Taj Mahal


The Taj Mahal’s iconic marble dome and soaring minarets require regular cleaning to maintain their dazzling appearance, and scientists now know why. Researchers are pointing the finger at airborne carbon particles and dust for giving the gleaming...
9-Dec-2014 7:00 PM EST

Smaller Lidars Could Allow UAVs to Conduct Underwater Scans


A research team has designed a new approach that could lead to underwater imaging lidars that are much smaller and more efficient than the current full-size systems. The new technology would allow modest-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) carry...
3-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Computational Tools Will Help Identify Microbes in Complex Environmental Samples


A new project will provide computational tools designed to help identify and characterize the gene diversity of the residents of microbial communities.
1-Dec-2014 2:20 PM EST

Georgia Tech Professor Proposes Alternative to ‘Turing Test’

A Georgia Tech professor is offering an alternative to the celebrated “Turing Test” to determine whether a machine or computer program exhibits human-level intelligence.
19-Nov-2014 9:15 AM EST

Georgia Tech Leads Effort to Convert Electronic Health Records Into Meaningful Data

As part of the four-year, $2.1 million National Science Foundation research project, data analytic teams from Georgia Tech and the University of Texas, Austin, will develop algorithms and methods to convert the electronic health records data into...
18-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Cats and Athletes Teach Robots to Fall

Georgia Tech studies mid-air orientation and impact behavior in both cats and humans as it applies to reduced impact in falling robots, especially those that one day may be used for search-and-rescue missions in hazardous conditions.
13-Nov-2014 10:00 AM 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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