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BME assistant professor is pioneering research in predictive medicine while chasing Paralympic gold

Studies of the distinctively shaped animal feces have won a 2019 Ig Nobel Prize for researchers in Georgia Tech and the University of Tasmania.

Petit Institute executive director discusses leadership, research, and why he chose bioengineering over basketball

Mythbuster: Ideas that bacterial collaborations within microbiomes are generous and exclusive appear to be quite wrong.

New model lends additional insight into physiological mechanisms of spasticity in cerebral palsy

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $2.5 million grant over five years to advance the clinical potential of bacteriophage to treat antibiotic-resistant infections.

A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.

Annabelle Singer and team develop new approach to investigate oscillatory brain dynamics

Awards recognize work in the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease, the microbiome and stroke, clinical trial design, and more

Researchers have leveraged cockroaches' scurrying skills for a cleverly simple method to assess and improve locomotion in robots.


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Little "Glass" Bottles: Hollow silica nanospheres are designed to carry drugs to disease sites
The way roaches scurry could teach robots a thing or two about locomotion
Georgia Tech football team unveils 'Cape Day' uniforms to support Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
In The New York Times: Petit Institute researcher David Hu weighs in on new research
Rising tundra temperatures lead to changes in microbial communities
Bone and the Microbiome: Animal studies, clinical trials show it’s possible to get commensal microbes to protect against bone loss
New double-duty hydrogel attacks bacteria to treat bone infections and encourages regrowth with a single application
Researchers develop hydrogel that attacks the bacteria and encourages bone regrowth with a single application
Petit Institute researcher Julia Kubanek weighs in on how some animals feed on toxic organisms and steal their chemical defense
The Conversation: Seaweed and sea slugs rely on toxic bacteria to defend against predators