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2014-02-27 23:27:50

Leading Metro Atlanta organizations across a large spectrum of industries are stepping up to help support The Atlanta Science Festival, an eight-day series of science-and technology-related events taking place citywide. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Leading Metro Atlanta organizations across a large spectrum of industries are stepping up to help support The Atlanta Science Festival, an eight-day series of science-and technology-related events taking place citywide. The...

2014-02-24 23:22:25

Event Celebrates a Decade of Innovation and Beyond on March 26th Atlanta (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today unveiled a new logo for its annual Georgia Technology Summit (GTS), one of the nation’s largest statewide gatherings of technology companies and professionals. The new logo was designed by TAG member, Atlanta-based digital marketing firm Arketi Group and will be utilized for all communications, signage and video production associated with...

New Type Of Electronic Device Suggested By Ballistic Transport In Graphene
2014-02-06 11:59:13

Georgia Institute of Technology Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at room temperature – a property known as ballistic transport. Research reported this week shows that electrical resistance in nanoribbons of epitaxial graphene changes in discrete steps following quantum mechanical principles. The research shows that the...

2014-02-04 23:28:04

Georgia Institute of Technology Defeats Runners-Up Colorado School of Mines and University of Maryland, College Park in Thrilling International Programming Championship Final Round Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Windward, a leader in reporting and document generation software, has announced the winners of the 2014 Windward Code Wars hackathon. Georgia Institute of Technology won top honors as Yellow Jackets, made up of students Ben Cousins, Sadra Yazdanbod, Yijie Wang, and...

2014-01-31 23:28:12

MomoCon, the animation and gaming convention, has launched a Kickstarter campaign withthe goal to bring passionate fans to the employers and colleges that can help them launch theirown career in games and media. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 MomoCon is traditionally known for bringing thousands of fans of anime, animation, and video gamea together for a weekend full of entertainment and community with celebrity and industry guests. For the 10th year, which is projecting to be the...

2014-01-22 23:23:21

Exploration Expo at Centennial Olympic Park Promises “Big-Bang” Ending to Weeklong Event Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The Atlanta Science Festival organizers are giving everyone in the Metro region a chance to get in touch with their inner scientist with an eight-day series of science-related events in March 2014, concluding with the Exploration Expo in Centennial Olympic Park. The Festival will happen March 22-29 and will offer a range of activities during eight days at...

2014-01-15 14:17:15

What's likely to be the "next big thing?" What might be the most fertile areas for innovation? Where should countries and companies invest their limited research funds? What technology areas are a company's competitors pursuing? To help answer those questions, researchers, policy-makers and R&D directors study patent maps, which provide a visual representation of where universities, companies and other organizations are protecting intellectual property produced by their research. But...

2014-01-13 12:27:13

ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) is proud to announce its inaugural class of Industry Fellows. Launched in 2013, the Industry Fellows program is made up of a broad group of industry veterans from life sciences and technology sectors. Its objective is to help match faculty and entrepreneurs with seasoned industry professionals to aid in building successful startup companies. (Logo:...

2014-01-09 11:33:48

After 11 months of review, SURA announced the findings of a collaborative project to explore the capabilities of an open source application that assists with publishing, referencing, extracting and analyzing research data; the Dataverse Network. This pilot implementation of the Dataverse Network software was conducted as part of SURA's larger Research Data Management (RDM) initiative, an on-going collaboration between SURA member library and IT professionals. "This project has been an...

2014-01-01 16:20:08

Rocky the Bull sinks horns into defending champion Texas Tech's Raider Red to win his first-ever Capital One National Mascot of the Year® title MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The stampede of support from Rocky the Bull's rabid fans trampled Raider Red's "Wreck 'em" crew in the championship finale of the Capital One National Mascot of the Year competition. The newcomer claimed an improbable title in the 12(th) year of the storied program. (Photo:...