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Do You Read Terms of Service? Maybe You Should

It turns out, you may be giving away more than you think when you agree to Terms of Service.
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Counterfeit Contraceptives Found In South America

A survey of emergency contraceptive pills in Peru found that 28 percent of the batches studied were either of substandard quality or falsified. Many pills released the active ingredient too slowly.
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Cosmic Slurp: Researchers Predict Signs of Black Holes Swallowing Stars

Using theoretical and computer-based approaches, researchers are trying to predict the dynamics of how black holes devour stars.
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Neuromorphic Computing "Roadmap" Envisions Analog Path to Simulating Human Brain

Georgia Tech researchers have published a "roadmap" that details techniques that could make it possible to build a practical neuromorphic computer to mimic human cognition.
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Fish From Acidic Ocean Waters Less Able to Smell Predators

Fish living on coral reefs where carbon dioxide seeps from the ocean floor were less able to detect predator odor than fish from normal coral reefs, according to a new study.

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Cosmic Slurp

Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans, study says

The Heartbleed Bug Goes Even Deeper Than We Realized -- Here's What You Should Do

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Campus News

Students Accept the 2014 Gift to Tech

Klemis Kitchen Wins $31K from Student Alumni Association

New student-led initiative will help feed Tech students in need.

Board of Regents Approves Tuition Rates for 2014-15

Tuition revenue support faculty hiring, academic support and student services, and the Institute’s academic quality
Captioning on Glass Demonstrates at Convergence Innovation Competition

Convergence Innovation Competition Winners Address Connectedness of Everyday Life

"Captioning On Glass" won two awards during the 10th annual competition.
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2014 Faculty and Staff Institute Honors List

Recognizing outstanding performance on behalf of Georgia Tech
An Ethnographic Study of Georgia Tech

Class Notes: Surveying Student Stereotypes through Ethnography

An Honors Program class studies what Tech students think of each other.

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Climate change: what we don’t know

This past week, there have been several essays and one debate that provide some good perspectives on what we don’t know about climate change, and whether we should be alarmed.

It is gratifying to see leading scientists and thinkers ‘stepping off the reservation’ to provide interpretations...

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Judith Curry

Judith Curry

Chair and Professor
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Sciences

Cute idea, but getting ‘See-Through’ hood to ‘work’ is the hard part

I saw a nice concept over on Mashable in this article, Land Rover’s ‘See-Through’ Hood Shows the Road Under Your Wheels.  Here’s the video (which is the key part):

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Blair MacIntyre

Blair MacIntyre

Associate Professor
School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Director, Augmented Environments Lab

The Difficult Search in the Indian Ocean

Searchers listening for the pinger aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are entering their final days of hope. The pinger's batteries are expected to die very soon, even though there are better indications that searchers are getting closer. This is day 31 and batteries are supposed to last 30-45...

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Annalisa Bracco

Annalisa Bracco

Associate Professor
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Sciences