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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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Atomic-level Imaging Could Offer Roadmap to Metals with New Properties

A team of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a new process that could help gain new insights into individual high-entropy alloys and help characterize their properties.
3-Oct-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Particles Emitted by Consumer 3D Printers Could Hurt Indoor Air Quality

The particles emitted from 3D printers can negatively impact indoor air quality and have the potential to harm respiratory health, according to a study from researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and UL Chemical Safety.
7-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Warming Impedes a Coral Defense, but Hungry Fish Enhance It

Corals exude chemical defenses against bacteria, but when heated in the lab, those defenses lost much potency against a pathogen common in coral bleaching. A key coral's defense was heartier when that coral was taken from an area where fishing was...
30-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hybrid Breakers Could Make Direct Current Practical in High Power Applications

Direct current (DC) has inherent advantages over its alternating current cousin, among them higher efficiency and the ability to carry more power over longer distances. A new circuit breaker under development could made DC use more practical.
1-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Test for Life-Threatening Nutrient Deficit Made From Bacteria Entrails

A pocket-sized zinc deficiency test could be taken to remote regions and evaluated on the spot - no complex transport or conserving necessary. It could lead to comprehensive micronutrient field tests that tell aid agencies just what nutritional...
24-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wearable Brain-Machine Interface Could Control a Wheelchair, Vehicle or Computer

Combining new classes of nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly control an electric wheelchair, interact with a computer or operate a small robotic vehicle without...
20-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Bathroom Scale Could Monitor Millions with Heart Failure

Millions of heart failure patients are readmitted to hospital every few months to adjust medications. It sends medical costs sky-high and burdens patients' lives. A new bathroom scale could give clinicians health data they need to preempt...
19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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