News Archive

Kepler-186f
June 28, 2018
Researchers suggest that Kepler-186f and 86f's axial tilts are very stable, much like the Earth, making it likely that both have regular seasons and a stable climate.
Team FullCircle: (from left( Kenji Bomar, Heyinn Rho, Ananya Jain, Savannah Berry, Sara Thomas Mathew, José Andrade, and Anmbus Iqbal
June 27, 2018
Team members are from the College of Sciences and College of Engineering: Ananya Jain, research leader, School of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Kenji Bomar, School of Physics Heyinn Rho, MSE Anmbus Iqbal, School of Mechanical Engineering Sara Thomas Mathew, School of Mathematics José Andrade, School of Aerospace Engineering Savannah Berry, School of Biological Sciences  
(From left) Brian Schmatz, Aditi Khirbat, and Young Jun Yoon (Courtesy of Brian Schmatz)
June 21, 2018
The 2018 National Graduate Research Polymer Conference (NGRPC18) recognized three Georgia Tech Ph.D. students for outstanding presentations. Aditi Khirbat – top oral presentation Brian Schmatz – runner-up oral presentation Young Jun Yoon – top poster presentation
Kennda Lynch (Photo by Maureen Rouhi)
June 19, 2018
Kennda Lynch believes certain microorganisms in Pilot Valley must be using perchlorate as energy source. Because no one knows what these microbes are, Lynch will spend the next year finding out. Supporting her work is a recently announced Ford Foundation fellowship.
Legendrian knots (Courtesy of John Etnyre)
June 14, 2018
This summer, the School of Mathematics continues its rich history of undergraduate research, which testifies to faculty’s intellectual creativity and dedication to undergraduate education.
OceanVisions
June 13, 2018
OceanVisions organizers see the dawning of a new phase of optimism for the health of our oceans. They know that solutions are available to help oceans adapt to or mitigate human and environmental assaults.
Leddy Family Scholars 2018 Group Picture (Photo by Renay San Miguel)
June 13, 2018
Recipients of Leddy Family Scholarships excel academically and partake of experiential education.
Photosystem II artwork
June 11, 2018
Oxygen photosynthesis has to be the greatest giver of life on Earth, and researchers have cracked yet another part of its complex but efficient chemistry. The more we know about it, the better we may be able to tweak photosynthesis, if it comes under environmental duress. It's also a great teacher of how to harvest sheer unlimited energy from the sun.
Reviewing data on bacteria
June 7, 2018
What does flying in a commercial airliner have in common with working at the office or relaxing at home? According to a new study, the answer is the microbiome – the community of bacteria found in homes, offices and aircraft cabins.
Health, Genes and Society: Sample of Spring 2018 Projects
June 6, 2018
BIOL 4803C, “Health, Genes and Society,” is a nontraditional course taught by Greg Gibson. It aims to engage students in problems related to personalized medicine. Students form small teams working throughout the semester on a project. The projects reveal students who are curious, skeptical, socially aware, goal-oriented, and intent on providing solutions to societal problems.

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