What is the fastest animal on the planet? Cheetah? Falcon? Sailfish? Georgia Tech assistant professor Saad Bhamla would like to add the Spirostomum ambiguum to the list. Spirostomum is a tiny single-celled protozoan that achieves blazing-fast acceleration while contracting its worm-like body.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found new evidence suggesting that batteries based on sodium and potassium hold promise as a potential alternative to lithium-based batteries.
Georgia Tech played a key role in developing the world's smallest ad printed on a sesame seed for a "big announcement" from Arby's.
Georgia Smart Communities Challenge This new Georgia Tech-led initiative brings together industry and public agencies to help local governments implement smart development.
A new study by researchers from Georgia Tech and Emory University has found that the bacterial communities accompanying airline passengers at 30,000 feet have much in common with the bacterial communities surrounding people in their homes and offices. The study is believed to be the first to study this microbiome of aircraft.
Recently the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a critical warning for all Americans to reset their routers for homes and small businesses in an effort to disrupt a potential cyber attack. We sat down with Georgia Tech’s senior research scientist, Charles "Chaz" Lever, to find out just what this threat contains and how serious it can potentially be.
At the threshold of what we call consciousness is a brain function that makes you feel confidently aware that you are actually seeing what you see. Psychologists at Georgia Tech have observed a mechanism involved in making it work. Credit: Georgia Tech / Adam Karcz / Maxwell Guberman
A PR2 robot puts a hospital gown on human arms after teaching itself how to do it.
Cybersecurity experts have a new tool in the fight against hackers – a decoy robot. Researchers at Georgia Tech built the “HoneyBot” to lure hackers into thinking they had taken control of a robot, but instead the robot gathers valuable information about the bad actors, helping businesses better protect themselves from future attacks.
See the shot built by the Harlem Globetrotter and Georgia Tech students.
For their work on an algorithm based on bee colony behavior a team of Georgia Tech systems engineers and a Cornell University collaborator, who studies bees, won The Golden Goose Award. It recognizes the practical, impactful contributions to society by research that may appear musing. The award highlights the high value of curiosity-driven science to humanity. Credit: National Science Foundation
Jim Sowell, director of Georgia Tech's observatory, gives three reasons why winter produces ideal conditions for stargazers.
Aerospace engineering students and reseachers watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch on campus and talk about their satellite that is bound for the next flight.
Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy was at the Biltmore to cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Chick-fil-A Technology Innovation Center, located in the Georgia Tech's Technology Square.