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Covid-19 Interventions Can Cut Virus Infections, Severe Outcomes, and Healthcare Needs

Non-pharmaceutical interventions such as voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other steps taken to control the SARS-CoV-2 virus can reduce the peak number of infections, daily infection rates, cumulative infections, and overall deaths, a new...
21-Oct-2020 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ultra-Low-Cost Hearing Aid Could Address Age-Related Hearing Loss Worldwide

Using a device that could be built with a dollar’s worth of open-source parts and a 3D-printed case, researchers want to help the hundreds of millions of older people worldwide who can’t afford existing hearing aids to address their age-related...
21-Sep-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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E-Beam Atomic-scale 3-D “Sculpting” Could Enable New Quantum Nanodevices

By varying the energy and dose of tightly-focused electron beams, researchers have demonstrated the ability to both etch away and deposit high-resolution nanoscale patterns on two-dimensional layers of graphene oxide. The 3D additive/subtractive...
14-Sep-2020 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Process Boosts Lignin Bio-oil as a Next-Generation Fuel

A new low-temperature multi-phase process for upgrading lignin bio-oil to hydrocarbons could help expand use of the lignin, which is now largely a waste product left over from the productions of cellulose and bioethanol from trees and other woody...
8-Sep-2020 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Redesign the Face Mask to Improve Comfort and Protection

Imagine a reusable face mask that protects wearers and those around them from SARS-CoV-2, is comfortable enough to wear all day, and stays in place without frequent adjustment. Based on decades of experience with filtration and textile materials,...
3-Sep-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wearable Device Could Help EMTs, Surgeons Assess Hemorrhage Blood Loss

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs), military medics, and emergency room physicians could one day be better able to treat victims of vehicular accidents, gunshot wounds, and battlefield injuries thanks to a new device under development that may...
31-Aug-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Microgel Immuno-acceptance Method Could Improve Pancreatic Islet Transplant Success

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Missouri developed a new microgel drug delivery method that could extend the effectiveness of pancreatic islet transplantations — from several years to possibly the entire...
31-Aug-2020 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fossil Pollen Record Suggests Vulnerability to Mass Extinction Ahead

Reduced resilience of plant biomes in North America could be setting the stage for the kind of mass extinctions not seen since the retreat of glaciers and arrival of humans about 13,000 years ago, cautions a new study published August 20 in the...
24-Aug-2020 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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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

Experts Available to Discuss Flooding, Infrastructure and Supply Logistics

15-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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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

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