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Samantha "Sammie" Buzzard (Courtesy of Jana Stone)
College of Sciences postdocs shine in 6th Annual Georgia Tech Postdoctoral Research Symposium, held on Sept. 19, 2019.

September 30, 2019
Asheley Chapman and Jeffery Noble
Asheley Chapman, Jeffery Noble renew scholarships to fund their Ph.D. research in drug delivery and vaccine development.

September 27, 2019
American Physics Society Fellows Flavio Fenton and Carlos Silva
The American Physical Society (APS) has elected Flavio Fenton and Carlos Silva to the Society's 2019 Fellows. Fenton is a professor in the School of Physics. Silva is a professor in the Schools of Chemistry and Biochemistry and of Physics.

September 26, 2019
Dean Susan Lozier welcomed guests to the 2019 summer dinner. (Photo by Renay San Miguel)
The College of Sciences held its annual summer dinner on Sept. 18, hosted by Susan Lozier, the new dean and Betsy Middleton and John Clark Sutherland Chair of the College of Sciences. The gathering has become a tradition for welcoming new members; recognizing excellence in research, instruction, and service; and affirming the College’s special community of scholars.

September 25, 2019
Courtney Moore (Photo by Maureen Rouhi)
Chemistry Ph.D. student Courtney Moore is the inaugural winner of ScienceMatters Season 3 quizzes. 

September 25, 2019
Adobe house
A new population genetics study shows that Americans with early European or early African ancestry can also have Native American gene groups.

September 24, 2019
profile of Chris Reinhard
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Assistant Professor Chris Reinhard studies the early Earth in the hopes of learning clues about potential Earths outside our solar system.  

September 24, 2019
Nasrin Hooshmand and Mostafa El-Sayed
A new study has advanced silver nanoparticles toward the goal of single-molecule detection.

September 23, 2019
Tech Tower
The Office of International Initiatives announces the launch of the Georgia Tech Guide for Responsible International Activities, a new online resource regarding guidelines, policies, and procedures around the Institute’s global activities and partnerships.

September 23, 2019
Printed Sensor
Combining new classes of nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people wirelessly control an electric wheelchair, interact with a computer or operate a small robotic vehicle without donning a bulky hair-electrode cap or contending with wires.

September 20, 2019
Close-up of Smart Active Particle
Building conventional robots typically requires carefully combining components like motors, batteries, actuators, body segments, legs and wheels. Now, researchers have taken a new approach, building a robot entirely from smaller robots known as “smarticles” to unlock the principles of a potentially new locomotion technique.

September 18, 2019
Kimberly Chen (left) and Matthew Herron (Credit: Jennifer Pentz)
Multicellular life is one of the most astonishing wonders on Earth, but why and how does it arise in the first place, and at what cost? To help answer these questions, we exposed single-celled algae to predators and watched them evolve into multicellular life. Within a year, they had formed groups of cells to avoid being eaten - but at a price.

September 17, 2019