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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 sensor that allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers individually. It provides fine motor hand gestures that aren’t possible with current commercially available devices.

  • Cold Suns, Warm Exoplanets and Methane Blankets

    Three billion years ago, the sun shone weaker, but Earth stayed surprisingly warm. Carl Sagan thought a greenhouse effect must have been to thank for what was called the "faint young Sun paradox." A model built on 359 chemical processes has finally arrived at scenarios with a reasonable chance of producing enough methane to do the trick of warming a planet threatened by deep-freeze.

  • Isabella Dolor, B.S. in Psychology

    When Isabella A. Dolor came to Georgia Tech, her dream was to be a medical doctor. The pre-health Living Learning Community fit neatly in her academic plans. As a serious high school student in St. Vincent’s Academy in Savannah, Georgia, she welcomed Georgia Tech’s reputation for academic rigor. 

  • Iban Ariza, B.S. in Discrete Mathematics

    Georgia Tech’s reputation and a family connection were the main factors that brought Iban J. Ariza all the way from Barcelona, Spain, to Atlanta, Georgia. Aspiring to be an industrial engineer, Iban knew that Tech has the top Industrial Systems Engineering program in the U.S. But at Tech he realized that industrial engineering was not his passion. 

  • Volunteers for the Regional Science Olympiad Needed

    CEISMC and Georgia Tech College of Sciences​ are in need of volunteers for the Science Olympiad Division C Regional tournament held at Georgia Tech​ on 2/10/18. If you are interested in being part of this exciting event, please sign up at


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