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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

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

A Future Colorfully Lit by Mystifying Physics of Paint-On Semiconductors


It defies conventional wisdom about semiconductors. It's baffling that it even works. It eludes physics models that try to explain it. This newly tested class of light-emitting semiconductors is so easy to produce from solution that it could be...
19-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Turbocharging Fuel Cells with a Multifunctional Catalyst


Zero-emissions cars zipping into a sustainable energy future are just one dream powered by fuel cells. But cell technology has been a little sluggish and fuel prohibitively pricey. This new catalyst could offer a game changer. And there are more...
14-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Insights Could Pave The Way For Self-Powered Low Energy Devices


Researchers have discovered more details about the way certain materials hold a static charge even after two surfaces separate, information that could help improve devices that leverage such energy as a power source.
7-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Comparison Shows Value of DNA Barcoding in Selecting Nanoparticles


The first direct comparison of in vitro and in vivo screening techniques for identifying nanoparticles that may be used to transport therapeutic molecules into cells shows that testing in lab dishes isn’t much help in predicting which...
4-Mar-2018 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Real-Time Captcha Technique Improves Biometric Authentication


A new login authentication approach could improve the security of current biometric techniques that rely on video or images of users’ faces. Known as Real-Time Captcha, the technique uses a unique “challenge” that’s easy for humans — but...
15-Feb-2018 9:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Data Detectives Shift Suspicions in Alzheimer's from Usual Suspect to Inside Villain


The pursuit of the usual suspect in Alzheimer's research may be distracting from a more direct culprit in the disease, according to a study that analyzed data from 51 published experiments. P-tau looked a good bit more culpable than amyloid-beta...
19-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST 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

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

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

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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