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Robotic motion in curved space defies standard laws of physics

When bodies exist in curved spaces, it turns out that they can in fact move without pushing against something.
9-Aug-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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3D Study of “Gigantic Jet” Provides New Insights into Upward Lightning Bursts

A detailed 3D study of a massive electrical discharge that rose 50 miles into space above an Oklahoma thunderstorm has provided new information about an elusive atmospheric phenomenon known as gigantic jets.
2-Aug-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A New Framework for Investigating Stability During Walking

By creating a new framework for using mechanical energetics as a measurement for stability, Georgia Tech researchers have gained deeper insights into how and why we fall.
31-Jul-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Elephant Trunk's Overlooked Tool: Its Skin

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology suggests that an elephant’s muscles aren’t the only way it stretches its trunk — its folded skin also plays an important role. The combination of muscle and skin gives the animal the...
18-Jul-2022 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiny Limbs and Long Bodies: Coordinating Lizard Locomotion

Using biological experiments, robot models, and a geometric theory of locomotion, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology investigated how and why intermediate lizard species, with their elongated bodies and short limbs, might use their...
27-Jun-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Spiral Wave Teleportation Theory Offers New Path to Defibrillate Hearts, Terminate Arrhythmias

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses less energy and that may be less painful than traditional defibrillation.
27-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Flawed AI Makes Robots Racist, Sexist

The work, led by Johns Hopkins University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of Washington researchers, is believed to be the first to show that robots loaded with an accepted and widely used model operate with significant gender...
27-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Georgia Tech Researcher Finds that Military Cannot Rely on AI for Strategy or Judgment

Although AI can automate everything from commerce to transit, judgment is where humans must intervene, Lindsay and University of Toronto Professor Avi Goldfarb wrote in the paper, “Prediction and Judgment: Why Artificial Intelligence Increases the...
14-Jun-2022 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Georgia Tech Experts Available Regarding Escalating Crisis along Ukraine-Russia Border

25-Jan-2022 8:05 AM EST

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Economist Predicts Worsening Inflation but Relief in 2022

Things may get worse before they get better this holiday season according to Dr. Willie Belton, an economist from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
30-Nov-2021 4:50 PM EST

Space Policy Expert: Debris from Russian anti-satellite missile test shows the need for rules about sharing Earth's orbit.

18-Nov-2021 4:30 PM EST

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How Food Supply Issues May Affect Your Thanksgiving Table

What can shoppers expect and how can they be prepared this holiday season? Georgia Tech food supply chain and safety expert Wendy White shares her insights.
18-Nov-2021 4:10 PM EST

Georgia Tech Experts Offer Expertise on COVID-19

23-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT

Media Advisory: Georgia Tech Experts Available to Speak About Colonial Pipeline Attack

12-May-2021 4:05 PM EDT

Georgia Tech Faculty Available to Speak About the Covid-19 Crisis in India

6-May-2021 4:45 PM EDT

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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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