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Exoplanet Axis Study Boosts Hopes of Complex Life, Just Not Next Door

There's new hope that we aren't alone in the universe, that advanced beings may exist on exoplanets. But they're probably not close by, says a new study on the stability of planetary tilts - and orbits - needed to encourage the evolution of complex...
18-Nov-2019 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Five different types of solar cells fabricated by research teams at the Georgia Institute of Technology have arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) to be tested for their power conversion rate and ability to operate in the harsh space...
6-Nov-2019 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A King of Hearts

When Mick Jagger received an artificial heart valve via catheter, he made the transcatheter replacement valve famous. Iconic "Dr. Y" made it possible. Ajit Yoganathan's lab has tested every valve on the market for quality, and his analyses shaped...
29-Oct-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research On Large Storm Waves Could Help Lessen Their Impact On Coasts

An international team of researchers has analyzed months of data of large nearshore waves to provide new insights that could help improve the designs of a variety of coastal structures from seaports to seawalls to better withstand destructive waves.
29-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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3D-Printed Device Finds ‘Needle in a Haystack’ Cancer Cells by Removing the Hay

Finding a handful of cancer cells hiding among billions of blood cells in a patient sample can be like finding a needle in a haystack. In a new approach enabled by 3D-printed cell traps, researchers are removing the hay to expose the cancer cells.
28-Oct-2019 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reframing Antarctica’s Meltwater Pond Dangers to Ice Shelves and Sea Level

Meltwater ponds riddle a kilometer-thick ice shelf, which then shatters in just weeks, shocking scientists and speeding the flow of the glacier behind it into the ocean to drive up sea level. A new study puts damage by meltwater ponds to ice shelves...
25-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Energy Regulation Rollbacks Threaten Progress Against Harmful Ozone

The fight against harmful ozone is under legal threat. Air quality and carbon emissions regulations are currently in limbo in courts and congress, from core legislation from the 1970s to rules from the last U.S. administration. This study models the...
24-Oct-2019 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Diversity May Be Key to Reducing Errors in Quantum Computing

In quantum computing, as in team building, a little diversity can help get the job done better. Georgia Tech researchers have found that by diversifying the types of errors produced by qubits, they can significantly improve the quality of...
13-Oct-2019 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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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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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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