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PetTrack Lets Owners Know Where Their Dog Is
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PetTrack Lets Owners Know Where Their Dog Is

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed the PetTrack system which uses a combination of sensors to tell pet owners where their animal is in...

Grad Students Develop Robot That Paints Like a Human
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Grad Students Develop Robot That Paints Like a Human

Graduate students at Georgia Institute of Technology have built a graffiti-painting robot system that uses motion capture technology to record human motions then...

Study Reveals Strong Demand for Open-Access Science
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Study Reveals Strong Demand for Open-Access Science

A study by Georgia Tech researchers indicates the importance of open-access, science-based information for academic purposes, but more so for self-directed education...

Researchers Test Microchip for Growing Archival Data Storage DNA
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Researchers Test Microchip for Growing Archival Data Storage DNA

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute have developed a microchip for growing DNA strands that could provide high-density 3D archival data storage at...

NSF Grant Sees Dancers and AI As Creative Collaborators
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NSF Grant Sees Dancers and AI As Creative Collaborators

A U.S. National Science Foundation grant to Professor Brian Magerko at Georgia Institute of Technology will fund "research to develop a computational architecture...

Researchers Tap 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices
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Researchers Tap 5G Network to Wirelessly Power IoT Devices

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have found a way to tap 5G networks and turn them into "a wireless power grid" for powering Internet of Things...

Georgia Tech Professor Uses VR to Move Major Conference Online
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Georgia Tech Professor Uses VR to Move Major Conference Online

The 2020 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces is taking place entirely online this year, with social events hosted completely in virtual environments...

Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots
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Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots

Researchers at Georgia Tech leveraged the cockroach's superb scurrying skills to create a simple method to assess and improve locomotion in robots.

More Workers Might Not Mean More Work Gets Done, Study Shows
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More Workers Might Not Mean More Work Gets Done, Study Shows

For ants and robots operating in confined spaces like tunnels, having more workers does not necessarily mean getting more work done.

Merging Antenna and Electronics Boosts Energy and Spectrum Efficiency
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Merging Antenna and Electronics Boosts Energy and Spectrum Efficiency

Researchers have integrating the design of millimeter wave antennas and electronics to allow the simultaneous optimization of both, creating a new class of millimeter...

Sharing Personal Info Can ­ndermine Some Workplace Relationships
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Sharing Personal Info Can ­ndermine Some Workplace Relationships

Disclosing personal information in the workplace can negatively affect a high status worker's relationship and task effectiveness with lower status coworkers, according...

Apollo Astronauts Had Trouble Sticking to the Plan on Moon
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Apollo Astronauts Had Trouble Sticking to the Plan on Moon

Apollo moonwalkers often fell behind schedule while walking or driving on the lunar surface, according to a new report.

The Force Is Strong: Amputee Controls Individual Prosthetic Fingers
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The Force Is Strong: Amputee Controls Individual Prosthetic Fingers

Luke Skywalker's bionic hand is a step closer to reality for amputees in this galaxy. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created an ultrasonic...

Wearable Computing Ring Allows ­sers to Write Words and Numbers with Thumb
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Wearable Computing Ring Allows ­sers to Write Words and Numbers with Thumb

Georgia Tech researchers have created technology that allows people, with the whirl of a thumb, to trace letters and numbers on their fingers and see the figures...

Imaging Technique ­nlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists
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Imaging Technique ­nlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists

Using high-speed scanners and advanced signal processing techniques, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are peering through layers of pigment to...

'combosquatting' Attack Hides in Plain Sight to Trick Computer ­sers
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'combosquatting' Attack Hides in Plain Sight to Trick Computer ­sers

Attackers are tricking users into visiting website domains that contain familiar trademarks — but with additional words that change the destination to an attack...

New Software Speeds Origami Structure Designs
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New Software Speeds Origami Structure Designs

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed software that streamlines the design process for origami-based structures, making it easier for engineers...

Novel Circuit Design Boosts Wearable Thermoelectric Generators
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Novel Circuit Design Boosts Wearable Thermoelectric Generators

Researchers have demonstrated proof-of-concept wearable thermoelectric generators that can harvest energy from body heat to power simple wearable devices.

Researchers Create Tensegrity Objects Capable of Dramatic Shape Change
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Researchers Create Tensegrity Objects Capable of Dramatic Shape Change

A team of researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology have created structures designed with struts that expand sequentially, which could prove useful for space...

Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection
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Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection

By analyzing network traffic going to suspicious domains, security administrators could detect malware infections weeks or even months before they're able to capture...
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