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A sheen of oil coats the surface of the Gulf of Mexico in June 2010, as ships work to help control the Deepwater Horizon spill. Credit: kris krüg, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0/Eos Magazine
A new article from Georgia Tech professor Joel Kostka highlights the advances made in microbial science in the 10 years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the world's worst environmental disaster. 

March 31, 2020
Women Who Lead
March is Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on women's contributions to American history, society, and culture. At Tech, we celebrate the women who are making a difference in research and inspiring future generations to make their own history. 

March 31, 2020
From the video, "The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do," by Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell.
COVID-19 has sent many to seek out the latest information and ask questions about the spread of the virus in Georgia and whether initial sources of the coronavirus in the state can be tracked. Georgia Tech College of Sciences faculty and researchers continue to share insights and expertise in news reports focused on the topic.

March 30, 2020
David Sherrill, professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and School of Computational Science and Engineering; associate director of the Georgia Tech Institute for Data Engineering and Science.
A Georgia Tech research group led by computational chemist David Sherrill, professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is offering new tools, including artificial intelligence-based resources, for helping scientists involved in drug discovery efforts. 

March 30, 2020
Georgia Tech faculty and students successfully hosted the 7th Annual Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium online, the weekend of March 14-15, 2020 (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston).
Over two days of keynotes, expert talks, a poster session and awards ceremony, students and researchers from around the globe convened at Georgia Tech’s 7th Annual Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium to network and share the latest field developments and insights — all from the comfort of their own couches. Here's how.

March 24, 2020
Nature Astronomy, March 2020
Study on intermediate-mass black holes, multiband gravitational waves takes the spotlight in this month's Nature Astronomy.

March 23, 2020
M.G. Finn, Professor and Chair, James A. Carlos Family Chair for Pediatric Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry (Photo/Video: 11Alive)
COVID-19 has sent many to seek out the latest information and ask questions about immunology, disease tracking, and how vaccines are developed. Georgia Tech College of Sciences faculty from three schools recently shared insights and expertise in news reports focused on the topic.

March 18, 2020
Ice at Mercury's poles
It is already hard to believe that there is ice on Mercury, where daytime temperatures reach 400 degrees Celsius, or 750 degrees Fahrenheit. Now a new study says that the Vulcan heat on the planet closest to the sun likely helps make some of that ice.

March 17, 2020
An artist’s depiction of Trappist exoplanets in comparison to Earth. The Trappist planets are those in their star’s habitable zone. (Photo: NASA)
It's only been around for four years, but the Georgia Tech Astrobiology community is scoring wins in exoplanet research, outside funding, and attracting top astrobiologists for conferences and lectures on campus.

March 9, 2020
SWIP President Ryn Mykyten
At Georgia Tech, the Society of Women in Physics embodies the empowering characteristics of International Women’s Day.

March 6, 2020
President Ángel Cabrera has named a search advisory committee in an international search for Georgia Tech’s next provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs.

March 5, 2020
Elisabetta Matsumoto, assistant professor in the School of Physics and 2020 Cottrell Scholar
Elisabetta Matsumoto, an assistant professor in the School of Physics, is a 2020 Cotrell Scholar thanks to her research on the mathematics and physics hidden in the knots and weaves of knitting.

March 5, 2020