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2017

Flamingo Science
In the New York Times: Georgia Tech/Emory study could inspire improvements in robotics and powered prosthetics
Fri, May 26, 2017 | Media link
Stability on One Leg
New study from Georgia Tech and Emory researchers provides revolutionary insights into the flamingo's one-legged posture.
Fri, May 26, 2017 | Media link
Project ENGAGES: Raising the Bar

Jahizreal Aquart takes third in international science fair as the Georgia Tech program completes another year

Wed, May 24, 2017 | Read story
Why Flamingos Are More Stable on One Leg Than Two
They’re so steady that you can balance a dead one on a single leg.
Wed, May 24, 2017 | Media link
Mystery Solved: How Flamingos can Sleep while Standing on One Leg
Humans consider standing on one leg something best done in a yoga class. Flamingos, on the other hand, consider it the most comfortable sleeping position.
Wed, May 24, 2017 | Media link
Flamingo Balancing Act Saves Energy
Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists have confirmed.
Wed, May 24, 2017 | Media link
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
New Chair Named for Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University

Susan Margulies, Ph.D., named the Wallace H. Coulter Chair

Sun, May 21, 2017 | Read story
Chemists may be Zeroing in on Chemical Reactions that Sparked the First Life
DNA is better known, but many researchers today believe that life on Earth got started with its cousin RNA...
Fri, May 19, 2017 | Media link
It's All in the Hair
In the New York Times from the lab of David Hu: Why honeybees are good at grooming
Wed, May 17, 2017 | Media link
First Possible Drug Treatment for Lymphedema

Petit Institute researcher Brandon Dixon contributes to groundbreaking Stanford-led study

Tue, May 9, 2017 | Read story
ASME Launching Nerem Medal

Petit Institute founding director recognized with national education and mentorship award named in his honor

Mon, May 8, 2017 | Read story
Ting is a Hidden Gem

Petit Institute researcher wins award from Emory School of Medicine

Sun, May 7, 2017 | Read story
BioE Day: A Community Celebrates Itself

Kathleen Bates wins Chris Ruffin Student Leadership Award at fourth annual bioengineering program event

Thu, May 4, 2017 | Read story
The Straight Poop
Hu lab's latest research: "Imagine the creators of South Park got to do a National Geographic special."
Wed, May 3, 2017 | Media link

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