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Introducing the Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars for 2020

New high-throughput screen revealed hordenine’s activity.

A discussion with Georgia Tech scientists and science fiction writers explores connection in science, fiction and culture.

Antibiotic-testing platform developed by a team that includes Peter Yunker gets a shot at commercialization.

A new approach enabled by 3D printing could help isolate tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream.

Mick Jagger owes some thanks for the fact he’s alive and strutting to Ajit Yoganathan and his lab crew

Recognitions come from U.S. and Chinese groups.

Junior researchers take a leading role at center-wide strategic planning meeting of Southeast Center for Mathematics and Biology

Petit Institute’s multidisciplinary investigators at Georgia Tech working to discover life and protect astronauts

Getting cancer drugs to their target can be difficult under the best of circumstances, but in the case of brain cancer the challenge is compounded by the blood-brain barrier- a semipermeable barrier that has evolved to keep the brain “safe” from toxins in the blood.


In the News

From the lab of Petit Institute researcher Mark Prausnitz: Self-administered contraceptive patch could be used once a month
Georgia Tech researchers develop new tool that could separate cancer cells from billions of blood cells in the body
A new method using 3D-printed cell traps can separate cancer cells from billions of blood cells, Georgia Tech researchers report
Brain-computer interface: Technology merging man and machine will 'work at the speed of thought'
From Georgia Tech researchers: Affordable hearing aid uses 3D printed parts
Quickly and easily isolating cancer cells lets doctors fine-tune treatment for specific types of cancer.
A host of ‘smarticles’ could give soldiers shape-shifting robots for future missions
Study: Unlike self-interested humans, ants are "immune" to traffic jams
Petit Institute associate director, Nick Hud and colleagues, have developed a new theory to explain how RNA could have originated on early Earth.
David Hu is a mechanical engineer who studies the mysteries of animal movement.