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“Bacterial Litmus Test” Provides Inexpensive Measurement of Micronutrients

A bacterium engineered to produce different pigments in response to varying levels of a micronutrient in blood samples could provide an inexpensive way to detect nutritional deficiencies.
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Georgia Tech Uses Artificial Intelligence to Crowdsource Interactive Fiction

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a new artificially intelligent system that crowdsources plots for interactive stories, which are popular in video games and let players choose different branching story options.
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NSF Sustainable Nanotechnology Center Includes Georgia Tech Researchers

Georgia Tech is among a dozen institutions that are part of the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, a $20 million research center.
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Georgia Tech Joins Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Georgia Tech has become a founding member of the new Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute (FHE-MII) established by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Preparing culture for optoclamp

Closing the Loop with Optogenetics

Researchers have created a technology called the optoclamp which closes the loop in optogenetic systems.

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Who Gets Credit?

Don't Be Snobs, Medievalists

Podcast: Half-life of secrets, golden age of surveillance, and the US military's Starship Enterprise

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Heightened Traffic to Coincide with Football Kickoff

Three major events will have a broad cumulative impact on the campus and the afternoon commute
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Altered Hours of Operations for the Labor Day Holiday

Many campus services will have altered hours over Labor Day weekend.
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Four Things To Do during Labor Day Weekend

Atlanta offers many options for enjoying a long weekend on a budget.
Georgia Tech Staff Council

Staff Council Hosts Nomination Info Sessions

The Staff Council is seeking nominations to fill six upcoming vacancies. Staff members can nominate themselves or others to serve a three-year term.
Enhanced On-Campus Printing Options

Students Have New Options for Printing on Campus

The Office of Information Technology offers students more options for printing on campus.

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Will AI Take Over the World

Science fiction often fantasizes about Artificial Intelligence (AI) taking over the world and enslaving humans, as we saw again this summer in the Hollywood blockbusters “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Terminator: Terminator Genisys.”  However, the notion that futuristic AI will be...

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Ashok K. Goel

Ashok K. Goel

Professor of Computer Science and Cognitive Science in the School of Interactive Computing

10 Years after Katrina: How Much is Different?

Georgia Tech Institute Communications hosted a national media roundtable event on Wednesday, August 5 at the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in Washington D.C. The conversation centered on natural disasters and readiness. This month marks the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Reggie DesRoches

Reggie DesRoches

Associate Chair and Professor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering 

Hulk Hogan and Social Media as the New Big Brother

Have you ever said anything you regret? Anything that is a little bit offensive? Anything that might get you fired? Ever get angry and vent inappropriately? Have you done that any time in the last eight years?

Last week, wrestler Hulk Hogan was...

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Amy Bruckman

Amy Bruckman

Associate Professor
School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Founder, Electronic Learning Communities Research Group Member, GVU Center  

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