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Covid-19 Mask Study Finds Layering, Material Choice Matter

Georgia Tech researchers detail results of a study measuring filtration efficiency of several commercially available Covid-19 mask materials.
2-Apr-2021 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leveraging the 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology's ATHENA lab discuss an innovative way to tap into the over-capacity of 5G networks, turning them into “a wireless power grid” for powering Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The breakthrough...
25-Mar-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Control System Helps Several Drones Team Up to Deliver Heavy Packages

A research team has developed a modular solution for drone delivery of larger packages without the need for a complex fleet of drones of varying sizes. By allowing teams of small drones to collaboratively lift objects using an adaptive control...
22-Mar-2021 8:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Indoor Air Quality Study Shows Aircraft in Flight May Have Lowest Particulate Levels

If you’re looking for an indoor space with a low level of particulate air pollution, a commercial airliner flying at cruising altitude may be your best option. A newly reported study of air quality in indoor spaces such as stores, restaurants,...
2-Mar-2021 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

Collective Worm and Robot “Blobs” Protect Individuals, Swarm Together

Individually, California blackworms live an unremarkable life eating microorganisms in ponds and serving as tropical fish food for aquarium enthusiasts. But together, tens, hundreds, or thousands of the centimeter-long creatures can collaborate to...
9-Feb-2021 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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X-Ray Tomography Lets Researchers Watch Solid-State Batteries Charge, Discharge

Using X-ray tomography, a research team has observed the internal evolution of the materials inside solid-state lithium batteries as they were charged and discharged. Detailed three-dimensional information from the research could help improve the...
26-Jan-2021 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Shuttering Fossil Fuel Power Plants May Cost Less Than Expected

Decarbonizing U.S. electricity production will require both construction of renewable energy sources and retirement of power plants now operated by fossil fuels. A generator-level model described in the December 4 issue of the journal Science...
2-Dec-2020 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Extraction of Largely Unexplored Bodily Fluid Could Be New Source of Biomarkers

Using an array of tiny needles that are almost too small to see, researchers have developed a minimally invasive technique for sampling a largely unexplored human bodily fluid that could potentially provide a new source of information for routine...
24-Nov-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Who's ready for the holidays? E-commerce, package delivery experts available for your holiday shopping stories

11-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST

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On the roads again: Experts available for pandemic holiday season travel stories

11-Nov-2020 8:00 AM EST

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Georgia Tech Researcher Explores Covid-19’s Impact on Child Welfare, Domestic Violence

2-Sep-2020 4:40 PM EDT

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Expert: Devastating Hurricane Laura storm surge could push miles inland

26-Aug-2020 1:20 PM EDT

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COVID-19 big picture: For many years, Pinar Keskinocak has studied how society and the nation handle pandemics.

23-Mar-2020 10:25 AM EDT

Planes, Trains, Automobiles: Experts to Round Out Your Holiday Travel Stories

18-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST

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U.S. Carbon and Pollution Emissions Policies are ‘Up in the Air’

Tangles in courts and in Congress threaten emissions-related energy regulations and incentives. If these are lost, carbon emissions are projected to climb, and the fight against health-damaging ozone may lose traction, allowing it to resurge, too....
24-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Getting New Medical Treatments to Patients Can be Harder Than Landing on Mars

It takes about 10 years and $100 million to get a new medical device to market - $1 billion for a new drug. Most new solutions fail. The biggest foils are not the science or pre-clinical trials but the lack of finances, market miscalculation, bad...
18-Sep-2019 11:40 AM EDT

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