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Rogue Waves, El Faro, Hurricane, sea conditions, Ocean, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rogue Wave Analysis Supports Investigation of the El Faro Sinking

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A new analysis done to support the investigation into the 2015 sinking of the El Faro cargo ship has calculated the likelihood of a massive rogue wave during Hurricane Joaquin in October of that year – and demonstrated a new technique for evaluating the probability of rogue waves over space and time.

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living systems, Physics of Living Systems, Organisms, Locomotion, organismal biology

Running Roaches, Flapping Moths Create a New Physics of Organisms

Sand-swimming lizards, slithering robotic snakes, dusk-flying moths and running roaches all have one thing in common: They're increasingly being studied by physicists interested in understanding the shared strategies these creatures have developed to overcome the challenges of moving though their environments.

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Childhood Obesity, Health Economics, Public Health, Public Policy, childhood health, Obesity, Health Policy

Public Health Expert, Health Economist Available to Discuss Childhood Obesity

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As the country continues to face childhood obesity – posing a serious health risk to children’s health in the United States – Georgia State University experts in public health and public policy are available to discuss the issue during this Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

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Georgia State President Becker Among Seven Given Carnegie Corporation’s $500,000 Leadership Award

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Georgia State University President Mark P. Becker is among seven university presidents named by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as recipients of its Academic Leadership Award, which provides $500,000 in support for each winner’s academic initiatives.

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Cells, cell therapies, cell manufacturing, Engineering Research Center, therapeutic cells, living drugs, NSF

Engineering Research Center Will Help Expand Use of Therapies Based on Living Cells

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded nearly $20 million to a consortium of universities to support a new engineering research center (ERC) that will work closely with industry and clinical partners to develop transformative tools and technologies for the consistent, scalable and low-cost production of high-quality living therapeutic cells.

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Four Grants in Four Days

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ZOWEEEE!! Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research recorded a big first: 4 DIFFERENT researchers garnered 4 NSF grants over 4 days. “This is a really cool story for us,” said Jonathan McMurry, associate vice president for research. “It was almost surreal, every day a new grant coming in!”

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solar flare, coronal mass ejection, Earth, Piet Martens, Satellites, GPS, power grids, Forecasting, Data Analytics

Largest Solar Flare Since 2005 Heading Toward Earth – Georgia State Astronomer Available to Discuss

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American College Of Rhematology (Acr), ACR 2017, biosimilar, Biologic, clinical trial, rheumatologic disease, Rheumatoid Arthris, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs, biosimilar Interchangeability, immunogenetics

Biosimilars Take Center Stage at 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

“Biosimilars: To Switch or Not to Switch?” will be the focus of this year’s Great Debate at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego. The debate is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 5 and will feature the perspectives of Dr. Jonathan Kay and Dr. Roy Fleischmann.

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chemical evolution, depsipeptide, Peptide, Peptide Anti Infectives, ancient protein, polypeptide, Biopolymer, hydroxy acids, Amino Acid, Prebiotic, Prebiotic Chemistry

Was the Primordial Soup a Hearty Pre-Protein Stew?

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How proteins evolved billions of years ago, when Earth was devoid of life, has stumped many a scientist. A little do-si-do between amino acids and their chemical lookalikes may have done the trick. Evolutionary chemists tried it, and got results by the boatload.

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Photosynthesis, Solar energy , artificial solar cells, Electron, Gary Hastings, Hiroki Makita

Photosynthesis Discovery Could Help Design More Efficient Artificial Solar Cells

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A natural process that occurs during photosynthesis could lead to the design of more efficient artificial solar cells, according to researchers at Georgia State University.







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