News Archive

John Wise
September 17, 2018
His visualizations of the heavens look like they are straight from Hollywood movie blockbusters. But John Wise's goal is to help researchers understand possible scenarios for the birth of stars and massive black holes. Wise talks about his research in ScienceMatters Episode 5.
IDEaS-led Team Receives MRI Award from NSF
September 17, 2018
College of Sciences' David Sherrill and Deirdre Shoemaker are members of the Georgia Team that secured a National Science Foundation award for $3.7 million. The amount covers 70% of the cost of a new high-performance computing resource at Coda building’s data center.
Conan Zhao wins ScienceMatters Episode 3 quiz.
September 13, 2018
Conan Zhao, a research assistant in the lab of Sam Brown, won ScienceMatters Episode 3 quiz. Brown is an associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences and a member of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.
Joel Kostka
September 12, 2018
Three-year, $1.15 million grant to researchers at Georgia Tech, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and Oak Ridge National Lab will examine the role of the peat moss microbiome in nutrient uptake and methane dynamics of wetlands.
Remy Poulin
September 11, 2018
What do crab urine, human lymph samples, and eons-old rock records have in common? Hundreds, thousands or more kinds of molecules make them up, so many a postdoc or graduate researcher have pulled their hair out trying to isolate one or two compounds. NMR is so much faster and more efficient, but it can be pricey, so Atlanta area universities have partnered up to optimize use and costs, and to offer use to outside researchers.
Atlanta Alliance for Data Science Education
September 11, 2018
Data science researchers at Georgia Tech are partnering with minority-serving Atlanta colleges to train a diverse workforce for the data-driven future
Nastassia Patin talks about the Ocean Voyager microbiome
September 10, 2018
Massive whale sharks headline the Ocean Voyager exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium.  Its tiniest residents are the ones that concern Nastassia Patin in ScienceMatters Episode 4.
7BK @ Georgia Tech
September 6, 2018
Mathematicians, musicians, and dancers demystify the 18th-century problem through puzzles, music, and dance.
Research on the salt marsh of Sapelo Island, Georgia (Courtesy of UGA)
September 5, 2018
Little is known about plant microbiomes, particularly those associated with salt-tolerant coastal plants like Spartina alterniflora, which dominate Georgia’s salt marshes. With funding from Georgia Sea Grant, Kostka is studying the microbes intimately associated with Spartina to better understand how the plant microbiome supports the health of Georgia’s salt marshes.
Finn and Marques
September 3, 2018
The parasite that causes leishmaniasis, a scary flesh-rotting disease, is tough to beat, says School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor and Chair M.G. Finn. It usually ravages equatorial countries but is now in North America. Finn is teaming with Brazilian scientists to work on a potential vaccine. And congratulations to Pedro Marquez Zacarias for nailing the episode 2 quiz.