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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 Undermine Some Workplace Relationships
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Sharing Personal Info Can Undermine 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 Users to Write Words and Numbers with Thumb
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Wearable Computing Ring Allows Users 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 Unlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists
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Imaging Technique Unlocks 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 Users
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'combosquatting' Attack Hides in Plain Sight to Trick Computer Users

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...

Triboelectric Nanogenerators Boost Mass Spectrometry Performance
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Triboelectric Nanogenerators Boost Mass Spectrometry Performance

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have shown that replacing conventional power supplies with triboelectric nanogenerators can boost the sensitivity...

Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls
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Simulated Ransomware Attack Shows Vulnerability of Industrial Controls

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a form of ransomware that was able to take control of a simulated water treatment plant. The simulated...

Musical Table Teaches Basics of Computer Programming
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Musical Table Teaches Basics of Computer Programming

TuneTable, an interactive tabletop tangible programming application designed to teach basic computer coding through music, will be installed in various museums...

Robotic Cleaning Technique Could Automate Neuroscience Research
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Robotic Cleaning Technique Could Automate Neuroscience Research

A robotic technique for cleaning the tiny patch-clamp pipettes that record signals from brain neurons could facilitate a new level of automation in neuroscience...

Engineered 'sand' May Help Cool Electronic Devices
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Engineered 'sand' May Help Cool Electronic Devices

A new class of high thermal conductivity materials could allow heat dissipation from power electronics, LEDs, and other applications with high heat fluxes.

Robot Helps Study How First Land Animals Moved 360 Million Years Ago
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Robot Helps Study How First Land Animals Moved 360 Million Years Ago

A study on how early terrestrial animals began moving on mud and sand 360 million years ago could help designers create amphibious robots able to move across granular...

Significant Portion of Postdoc Researchers Eye Non-Academic Careers, Study Shows
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Significant Portion of Postdoc Researchers Eye Non-Academic Careers, Study Shows

A new study from a Georgia Tech-Cornell University team shows that the research faculty path isn't the only reason students pursue a postdoc.

Artificial Intelligence Course Creates AI Teaching Assistant
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Artificial Intelligence Course Creates AI Teaching Assistant

Computer science students at Georgia Tech didn't know their TA was a computer.
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