News Archive

2017

College of Sciences Researchers Win Grant to Advance Robotic Prostheses

The goal is to make robotic prostheses easier to use by patients.

Wed, Sep 20, 2017 | Read story
Running Roaches, Flapping Moths Create a New Physics of Organisms

Researchers are interested in the strategies creatures have developed to overcome the challenges of moving though their environments.

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 | Read story
Notes from the Director

Reflections at the start of the 2nd year of the QBioS Ph.D

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 | Read story
Foundations of Quantitative Biosciences - New Cornerstone course for the QBioS PhD

Director Weitz developed the new, cornerstone course for the QBioS PhD.

Thu, Sep 14, 2017 | Read story
The Emergent Physics of Animal Locomotion
Wed, Sep 6, 2017 | Media link
You and Some 'Cavemen' Get a Genetic Health Check

Evolution has improved upon the genetic foundations of human health ... but could that have changed?

Wed, Aug 23, 2017 | Read story
Round Two for Quantitative Biosciences

Georgia Tech interdisciplinary graduate program in QBioS welcomes second cohort

Tue, Aug 22, 2017 | Read story
Bacteria-Killing Virus Teams Up with Animal Immune Response to Cure Acute Infections

Immune cells of the animal host act synergistically with phage to cure an otherwise fatal respiratory infection in mice.

Tue, Jul 11, 2017 | Read story
T. Richard Nichols is Newest Honorary Member of National Physical Therapists’ Organization

The American Physical Therapy Association makes T. Richard Nichols an honorary member.

Mon, Jun 26, 2017 | Read story
Tech researchers team up for advanced materials

Tech researchers use collaboration to push the frontiers of advanced materials research.

Wed, May 31, 2017 | Read story
Tech Study Stands Up for Flamingos' Unique Pose

Tech researchers have a new theory on why flamingos stand and sleep on one leg.

Tue, May 23, 2017 | Read story
Hands-On Quantitative Biosciences Modeling Workshop: Stochastic Gene Expression

Intended for Ph.D. students and instructional faculty in the life sciences

Wed, May 10, 2017 | Read story
Decades of Data on World’s Oceans Reveal a Troubling Oxygen Decline

A new analysis of decades of data on oceans across the globe has revealed that the amount of dissolved oxygen contained in the water – an important measure of ocean health – has been declining for more than 20 years.

Tue, May 2, 2017 | Read story
Researchers Find New Source of Dangerous Electrical Instability in the Heart

Researchers have discovered a fundamentally new source of electrical instability in the heart that can lead to dangerous rhythms.

Tue, May 2, 2017 | Read story
Notes from the Director

We did it! The first year of the Quantitative Biosciences Ph.D. at Georgia Tech is now (nearly) official.

Mon, May 1, 2017 | Read story

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