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Richard Lipton

ACM, IEEE Taps Lipton for Prestigious Knuth Prize

Richard Lipton, a professor and the Frederick G. Storey Chair in Computing in the School of Computer Science, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Knuth Prize for his contributions to the foundations of computer science.
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Sharks in Acidic Waters Avoid Smell of Food

The increasing acidification of ocean waters caused by rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels could rob sharks of their ability to sense the smell of food, a new study suggests.
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Student startup keeps cars ‘FIXD’

Device helps drivers better understand their cars
Antibodies in particles

Platelet-like particles augment natural blood clotting for treating trauma

A new class of synthetic platelet-like particles could augment natural blood clotting for the treatment of traumatic injuries.
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Sequencing of five African fishes reveals diverse molecular mechanisms underlying evolution

Researchers have sequenced the genomes and transcriptomes of five species of African cichlid fishes and uncovered a variety of features that enabled the fishes to thrive in new habitats and ecological niches within the Great Lakes of East Africa.

Tech in the News

Here's What's Becoming Of America's Dead Shopping Malls

Climate change could leave sharks unable to hunt

Wearables and the Enterprise: A Match Made in Heaven?

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Campus News

Richard Lipton

ACM, IEEE Taps Lipton for Prestigious Knuth Prize

Richard Lipton, a professor and the Frederick G. Storey Chair in Computing in the School of Computer Science, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Knuth Prize for his contributions to the foundations of computer science.

Sexual Violence Task Force Finalizes Report

Recommendations will be addressed during the academic year.
HEED Award

Tech Earns Recognition for Diversity Practices with National Award

Honor goes to colleges and universities with a commitment to diversity and inclusion
FIXD logo

Student startup keeps cars ‘FIXD’

Device helps drivers better understand their cars
Tech Tower in Trees

Georgia Tech Rankings Remain Strong

Georgia Tech ranked 7th among public universities and 35th among all national universities.

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Is "outreach" a dirty word in academia?

Earlier this summer I found myself sitting in a courtyard at Google's Palo Alto campus, leading an animated discussion about outreach with a broad cross-section of geeky, articulate science types.

It was my first ...

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Kim Cobb

Kim Cobb

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

Understanding the Napa earthquake

California continues to shake following yesterday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa. Associate Professor Andrew Newman travels around the world, trying to better understand earthquakes and volcanoes.

Despite being the largest earthquake in the region in the past 25 years...

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Andrew Newman

Andrew Newman

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

Another volcano in Iceland reawakens

After the economic and airline disruption caused by the now infamous Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010, it's not surprising that the stirring of another Iceland volcano has gained great attention. This time it’s Bardarbunga, a volcano in central Iceland. Numerous earthquakes at 5 to 10...

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Josef Dufek

Josef Dufek

Assistant Professor
School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, College of Sciences