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Imaging Technique Unlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists


The secrets of 17th century artists can now be revealed, thanks to 21st century signal processing. Using modern high-speed scanners and the advanced signal processing techniques, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are peering through...
20-Nov-2017 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Popular Tool to Trace Earth’s Oxygen History Can Give False Positives


If someone cries "Eureka!" because it looks like oxygen appeared in Earth's ancient atmosphere long before the body of evidence indicated, consider this: If it was a chromium isotope system reading that caused the enthusiasm, it might need to be...
14-Nov-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Contribution Statements and Author Order on Research Studies Still Leave Readers Guessing


Although many scientific journals try to provide more details about author contributions by requiring explicit statements, such contribution statements get much less attention than authorship order, according to new findings from a Georgia...
13-Nov-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Transfer Technique Produces Wearable Gallium Nitride Gas Sensors


A transfer technique based on thin sacrificial layers of boron nitride could allow high-performance gallium nitride gas sensors to be grown on sapphire substrates and then transferred to metallic or flexible polymer support materials. The technique...
9-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rousing Masses to Fight Cancer with Open Source Machine Learning


Sharing is caring in the fight against cancer with this open source software project to predict cancer drug effectiveness. Georgia Tech researchers have kicked it off with a program they tested to be about 85% effective in making predictions in...
30-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

“Instant Replay” for Computer Systems Shows Cyber Attack Details


Until now, assessing the extent and impact of network or computer system attacks has been largely a time-consuming manual process. A new software system being developed by cybersecurity researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology will largely...
28-Oct-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

“Combosquatting” Attack Hides in Plain Sight to Trick Computer Users


To guard against unknowingly visiting malicious websites, computer users have been taught to double-check website URLs before they click on a link. But attackers are now taking advantage of that practice to trick users into visiting website domains...
28-Oct-2017 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wriggling Microtubules Help Understand Coupling of “Active” Defects and Curvature

Imagine a tiny donut-shaped droplet, covered with wriggling worms. The worms are packed so tightly together that they locally line up, forming a nematic liquid crystal similar to those found in flat panel displays. In the journal Nature Physics,...
20-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brain-Like Computing Comes Closer in Big Artificial Intelligence Retina Project


The human brain's computational might in a machine, the dream of computer engineers, comes a step closer thanks to new nanomaterials. Georgia Tech researchers are creating next-gen neuron-mimmicking "memristors" to underly processing "neuristors."
28-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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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