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Molybdenum disulfide sample

Researchers develop world’s thinnest electric generator

Researchers have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an atomically thin material, molybdenum disulfide.
Maize root system

Automated imaging system looks underground to help improve crops

Researchers have developed an automated imaging technique for measuring and analyzing the root systems of mature plants.
Owl

Animals help people, get their own app

App created to highlight ways animals have helped engineers solve problems
Sidewinder in trackway

Snakes and snake-like robots show how sidewinders conquer sandy slopes

Researchers have learned how sidewinder snakes climb sandy slopes, and put that knowledge to work with a snake-like robot.
Captioning on Glass phone display

Researchers create software for Google Glass that provides captions for hard-of-hearing users

New software allows hard-of-hearing users to see captions in Google Glass.

Tech in the News

Check It Out: App helps owners stay on top of car repairs

Cave-Exploring Snake Robot Gets Inspiration From Sidewinders

Secrets of the Sidewinder

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Campus News

Walking Dead Set

Making Movie-Set Magic

Tech architecture grad helps design illusions for film and television.

Panel Hits on Issues facing the ‘Sandwich Generation’

Panel will address the challenge of providing to care to multiple generations of family, while also caring for yourself.
EBB Construction Map, October 2014

Central, North Campus See Improvements

The Caddell Building, Russ Chandler Stadium, and Atlantic Drive are among the areas under construction at this time.
France-Atlanta logo 2014

France-Atlanta brings Euro Collaboration to Campus

Ten on-campus events bring opportunity to celebrate Franco-American collaboration.
Claire Batten with fellow students during Thanksgiving

Hosts Sought to Provide ‘Home for the Holidays’

International students and campus hosts can be matched to share a cross-cultural Thanksgiving.

News Blog

LinkedIn Terms of Service: One of worst to one of the best

In the past year, I’ve been picking on LinkedIn a bit for the copyright licensing requirements in their Terms of Service. When talking about my work, I routinely throw up a slide with this block of text as a visual demonstration of how unreadable TOS can be, and then explain worst case scenarios...

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Casey Fiesler

Casey Fiesler

Ph.D. Candidate
School of Interacting Computing, College of Computing

One weightlifting session can boost your memory

Graduate student Lisa Weinberg and researchers in the College of Sciences have conducted a study that shows one leg workout increased memory recall by nearly 10 percent. Weinberg explains the research.

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Lisa Weinberg

Lisa Weinberg

Graduate Student
School of Psychology, College of Sciences

Sports and domestic abuse

Mary McDonald is the Homer C. Rice Chair of Sports and Society in the School of History, Technology and Society. Her research focuses on the cultural studies of sport including representations of gender, race, class and sexuality.

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Mary McDonald

Mary McDonald

Homer C. Rice Chair in Sports and Society
School of History, Technology, & Society, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts