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A new study shows that ants have a lot to teach robots about working in confined spaces.

Elderly accident victims and Duchene muscular dystrophy sufferers could someday benefit from this stem cell hydrogel successfully tested in mice.

LaPlaca begins her term as president starting in 2019 through 2020

Six innovative biomedical research projects awarded

Researchers are studying a tiny single-celled protozoan that achieves blazing-fast acceleration while contracting its worm-like body.

A proof-of-concept sensor could help with monitoring treatment of brain aneurysms.

Andrés J. García is the new executive director of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.

Year-long master’s program celebrates 100th graduate as student teams present final projects

Petit Institute researcher selected for the 2018 Sensors Council Young Professional Award

Petit Institute researcher Yonggang Ke part of research team addressing worldwide need for data storage


In the News

Strategic Laziness: Ant work patterns combine industrious behavior with idle behavior to great effect
From Petit Institute researchers: Stem-cell loaded hydrogel boosts healing process of aging muscles
On 'Science Friday': Groundbreaking research from Georgia Tech: Lazy ants help the colony avoid traffic jams
In the Washington Post: Secrets of insect behavior could have implications for how future robots might be used for disaster relief
New study from Petit Institute researcher Dan Goldman shows that selective laziness helps ants work better
US and Korean researches at have built a super-stretchy flow sensor into a brain aneurysm ‘diverter’ – a device much like the ‘stents’ used to repair heart blood vessels.
Sensor on a new implant could reduce the number of doctor visits and costs for patients with brain aneurysms.
Researchers have developed a sensor that could improve the monitoring of brain aneurysm treatments.
Georgia Tech researchers have develop a way to remotely activate modified T cells from outside the body using near-infrared laser that precisely targets tumors
Researchers scrambling to find alternative ways to fight antibiotic-resistant infections