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Shining a Light on Toxic Chemicals Curbs Industrial Use

A team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology wondered whether federal regulators can persuade companies to abandon toxic chemicals by simply highlighting that information.
23-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Bacteria Behave Differently in Humans Compared to the Lab

Most of what we know today about deadly bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa was obtained from studies done in laboratory settings. Research reported May 14 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that this...
21-May-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Letting the Cat Out of the Bag: Why Researchers Disclose Results Ahead of Publication

A new study from a research team from the Georgia Institute of Technology found that the vast majority of scientists disclose key details about their work informally to peers and potential collaborators ahead of publishing in a peer reviewed journal...
16-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uncovering a Hidden Protein “Tail” that Puts the Brakes on Cell Signaling

Using an informatics tool that identifies “hotspots” of post-translational modification (PTM) activity on proteins, researchers have found a previously-unknown mechanism that puts the brakes on an important cell signaling process involving the G...
7-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chemical Octopus Catches Sneaky Cancer Clues, Trace Glycoproteins

Certain minuscule cancer signals easily evade detection, but perhaps no longer. Biomarkers made of glycoproteins are bound to get snared in the tentacles of this chemical octopus that Georgia Tech chemists devised over several years. The monstrous...
7-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultrafast Compression Offers New Way to Get Macromolecules into Cells

By treating living cells like tiny absorbent sponges, researchers have developed a potentially new way to introduce molecules and therapeutic genes into human cells.
30-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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This Remote-Control Shoots Laser at Gold to Switch on Cancer-Killing Immune Cells

Cancer immune cell therapy has made headlines with astounding successes like saving former U.S. President Jimmy Carter from brain cancer. But immunotherapy has also had many tragic flops. Georgia Tech researchers working to optimize the innovative...
19-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Robot Designed to Defend Factories Against Cyberthreats

Developed by a team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the HoneyBot is designed to lure in digital troublemakers who have set their sights on industrial facilities. HoneyBot will then trick the bad actors into giving up valuable...
2-Apr-2018 12:05 PM 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

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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

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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

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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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