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Hummingbird-sized hawk moth
By capturing and analyzing nearly all of the brain signals sent to the wing muscles of hawk moths, researchers have shown that precise timing within rapid sequences of neural signal spikes is essential to controlling the flight muscles necessary for the moths to eat.

December 17, 2019
Tech Women Explorers of the Universe (Photos by Allison Carter)
With Atlanta hosting the Miss Universe competition this weekend, we want the world to meet the women right here at Tech who are exploring the universe, each in her own exciting way. They are our very own cadre who give new meaning to the title “Miss Universe" in 2019.  

December 16, 2019
2019: A very good year
The College of Sciences had abundant reasons to celebrate in 2019. It started the year by honoring a 150-year-old icon that remains relevant in labs and classrooms.    

December 12, 2019
(From left) Hongyi Zhou, Jeffrey Skolnick, and Mu Gao (Courtesy of Jeff Skolnick)
How chiral systems emerged is one of the key questions of origins-of-life research. Many explanations have been proposed. Now a Georgia Tech team examining the problem suggests that stability is what drove the emergence of chiral systems.

December 11, 2019
Fall 2019 Graduates
They chose to study at Georgia Tech. Once here, they discovered that the academic rigor and leading-edge science research they’ve heard so much about is true – and demands their best. Some found Tech overwhelming at times, but all succeeded.

December 10, 2019
2019 Highly Cited Researchers from the College of Sciences
The College of Sciences has five scientists included in the 2019 Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers list. They are among 12 Georgia Tech researchers chosen for the list, compiled annually by Clarivate's Web of Science group.

December 6, 2019
Henry La Pierre
To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, Tech students, faculty, and staff talk about their favorite elements. For December, we have Henry "Pete" La Pierre, from the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  

December 5, 2019
Lynn Fountain
The Women in Technology organization selected Lynn Fountain as the 2019 Woman of the Year for Non-Profit Educational Institution. Fountain earned a Ph.D. in physics from Georgia Tech. She is a principal research scientist at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).

December 4, 2019
2019 SM Quiz Winner Harshavardhan Murali
Harshavardhan Murali, a third-year physics Ph.D., wins quiz 7 of ScienceMatters Season 3.

December 4, 2019
Lucrezia De Pascalis
Lucrezia De Pascalis, a fourth-year chemistry Ph.D. student, wins quiz 10 of ScienceMatters Season 3.

December 3, 2019
Jay Suttapitugsakul
Chemistry Ph.D. student Jay Suttapitugsakul wins 3rd place in 2019 3MT competition.

November 25, 2019
El Nino globe images 1997 and 2015
Finally, enough physical evidence spanning millennia has come together to say definitively that: El Ninos, La Ninas, and the climate phenomenon that drives them have become more extreme in the times of human-induced climate change.

November 25, 2019