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2011-05-16 10:30:43

There isn't a radio-control handset in sight as several small robots roll briskly up the hallways of an office building - working by themselves and communicating only with one another, the vehicles divide up a variety of exploration tasks – and within minutes have transmitted a detailed floor map to humans nearby.

2011-05-13 10:30:00

ATLANTA, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Motor Company Fund and the Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering on the nation's first conversion of a traditional school bus to a hydraulic hybrid vehicle that runs on recycled biofuel.

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2011-05-10 09:14:34

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently built a robot that can penetrate and "swim" through granular material.

2011-05-10 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a manufacturer of sustainable, micronized rubber powders, announced today that the Sustainable Design and Manufacturing Program (SDM) within the Manufacturing Research Center (MARC) at Georgia Institute of Technology has concluded research on the environmental profile of Lehigh's rubber powders.

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2011-04-04 23:50:00

A new study reveals that a group of ancient enzymes adapted to substantial changes in ocean temperature and acidity during the last four billion years.

2011-04-01 14:07:00

ATLANTA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Chapter-Public Relations Society of What: America's Annual Conference This is the Southeast's premier day of professional development for the public relations industry at an affordable price.

2011-03-28 08:50:00

ATLANTA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape Solutions, the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it has been named as a graduate of Georgia Tech's Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC).

2011-03-23 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Assent and its self-service patient check-in and patient education solution, the PatientPad®, today has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). TAG, the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia's technology industry, annually names the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in the state.

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2011-03-22 09:16:44

A new "templated growth" technique for fabricating nanoribbons of epitaxial graphene has produced structures just 15 to 40 nanometers wide that conduct current with almost no resistance.

2011-03-21 11:49:00

ATLANTA, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioMEMS, Inc., an Atlanta-based medical technology company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body, today announced that it has been chosen as one of the Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.