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Prostate Cancer Organoids Open Path to Precision Oncology

A multi-institutional team of investigators led by bioengineer Ankur Singh has developed organoids which that shed new light on a virtually untreatable form of prostate cancer, opening a pathway that may lead to novel therapeutics and a glimmer of...
24-Nov-2021 8:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

‘Oh, Snap!’ A Record-Breaking Motion at Our Fingertips

Using an intermediate amount of friction, not too high and not too low, a snap of the finger produces the highest rotational accelerations observed in humans, even faster than the arm of a professional baseball pitcher. The results were published...
18-Nov-2021 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Using Rocks to Hammer Out a Connection Between Visual Gaze and Motor Skills Learning

New study led by Georgia Tech's Lewis Wheaton uses prehistoric stone toolmaking to fill in the gaps on how vision and movement evolve to help people learn complicated tasks
18-Nov-2021 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Modeling Water-cleansing Wetlands in Extreme Weather

Wetlands are natural climate change buffers since they act as carbon “sinks." Better understanding how wetland sediments work could inform how they will function with more frequent rainstorms. Georgia Tech will develop a new model to predict where...
3-Nov-2021 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Discover Predictable Behavior in Promising Material for Computer Memory

A team led by Georgia Tech researchers has discovered unexpectedly familiar behavior in the antiferroelectric material known as zirconium dioxide, or zirconia. They show that as the microstructure of the material is reduced in size, it behaves...
1-Nov-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making Martian Rocket BioFuel on Mars

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a concept that would make Martian rocket fuel, on Mars, that could be used to launch future astronauts back to Earth.
26-Oct-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Multi-Algorithm Approach Helps Deliver Personalized Medicine for Cancer Patients

John F. McDonald and his research team have created a ‘multi-algorithm’ machine learning approach to boost accuracy in predicting drug responses for ovarian cancer patients.
26-Oct-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Building a Better Dipstick Test

Lateral flow assays often called ‘dipsticks’ have been a popular point-of-care testing platform for decades (think, pregnancy tests, glucose tests, even coronavirus tests). But they have limitations. A team of researchers is overcoming those...
21-Oct-2021 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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