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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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Platinum-Graphene Atomically-thin Fuel Cell Catalysts Show Superior Stability Over Bulk Platinum

Films of platinum only two atoms thick supported by graphene could enable fuel cell catalysts with unprecedented catalytic activity and longevity, according to a study published recently by researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
18-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Shape-Shifting Robot Built from “Smarticles” Shows New Locomotion Strategy

Building conventional robots typically requires carefully combining components like motors, batteries, actuators, body segments, legs and wheels. Now, researchers have taken a new approach, building a robot entirely from smaller robots known as...
17-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hyperbolic Paraboloid Origami Harnesses Bistability to Enable New Applications

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Tokyo are looking at hypar origami with an eye toward leveraging its structural properties, hoping to find ways to harness its bistability to build multifunctional devices or...
17-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stretchy Plastic Electrolytes Could Enable New Lithium-Ion Battery Design

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a promising new cathode and electrolyte system that replaces expensive metals and traditional liquid electrolyte with lower cost transition metal fluorides and a solid polymer...
9-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Periodontitis Bacteria Love Colon and Dirt Microbes

Mythbuster: The idea that bacterial collaborations within microbiomes, like in the mouth, have evolved to be generous and exclusive very much appears to be wrong. In an extensive experiment, they were possible between random microbes, and members...
9-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Selenium Anchors Could Improve Durability of Platinum Fuel Cell Catalysts

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new platinum-based catalytic system that is far more durable than traditional commercial systems and has a potentially longer lifespan. The new system could, over the long term,...
6-Sep-2019 3:45 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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