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Fish From Acidic Ocean Waters Less Able to Smell Predators

April 14, 2014 – Fish living on coral reefs where carbon dioxide seeps from the ocean floor were less able to detect predator odor than fish from normal coral reefs, according to a new study.

Intergraph Acquires GT STRUDL Engineering Software System from Georgia Tech

February 10, 2014 — GT STRUDL, a structural engineering software system developed at Georgia Tech, has been acquired by Intergraph®, a leading producer of engineering enterprise software.

Soil Microbes Alter DNA in Response to Warming

As scientists forecast the impacts of climate change, one missing piece of the puzzle is what will happen to the carbon in the soil and the microbes that control the …

Scientists Anticipated Size and Location of 2012 Costa Rica Earthquake

December 23, 2013 – Scientists using GPS to study changes in the Earth’s shape accurately forecasted the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred in 2012 in Costa Rica.

Model Suggests Ocean Currents Shape Europa’s Icy Shell in Ways Critical for Potential Habitats

December 4, 2013 – Researchers have shown that the subsurface ocean on Jupiter’s moon Europa may have deep currents and circulation patterns with heat and energy transfers capable of sustaining biological life.

Optimization Modeling Helps Control Electricity Supply Continuity in Brazil

November 15, 2013 — Optimization research provided by Georgia Tech helped improve a computer algorithm used to ensure that electricity generation meets the demand in Brazil. The country relies heavily on hydroelectric facilities for its electricity.

‘Stadium Waves’ Could Explain Lull In Global Warming

October 10, 2013 – A new study suggests that ‘unpredictable climate variability’ behaves in a more predictable way than previously assumed.

Gaining Business: 2012 Georgia Manufacturing Survey Shows More Firms Benefiting from In-Sourcing than Losing from Outsourcing

October 17, 2012 — The 2012 Georgia Manufacturing Survey provides some welcome good news for Georgia companies. For the first time since researchers began tracking the statistic, more Georgia manufacturers have been benefiting from in-sourcing – production work coming to them from outside the state – than have been losing work to other states and countries.

National Science Foundation Selects Georgia Tech to Help Expand its Innovation Corps Commercialization Program

July 18, 2012 — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced that the Georgia Institute of Technology will be a founding network node for its Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which aims to develop scientific and engineering discoveries into useful technologies, products and processes.

Computer to Construction: Technique Enables Mass Production of Custom Concrete Building Components from Digital Designs

May 16, 2012 — Researchers are automating some of the processes by which computer-based designs are turned into real world entities, developing techniques that fabricate building elements directly from digital designs, and allowing custom components to be manufactured rapidly and at low cost.