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2017

BME Team Reaches InVenture Finals

CauteryGuard among six teams vying for $20,000 top prize

Tue, Feb 14, 2017 | Read story
Weaver Wins JDRF Fellowship

Petit Institute postdoc working to find a cure for type 1 diabetes

Sun, Feb 12, 2017 | Read story
From the Lab of David Hu
Petit Institute researchers unravel the mystery of a frog's super-soft, super-sticky tongue
Thu, Feb 9, 2017 | Media link
A Frog's Slapshot and Saliva
In the New York Times: Who knew that a frog playing an electronic game could lead to a groundbreaking discovery?
Wed, Feb 8, 2017 | Media link
A Joint Effort

Trio of Petit Institute labs link tendon overuse injury to degenerative changes in shoulder cartilage

Tue, Feb 7, 2017 | Read story
High Speed Adhesive
The super sticky frog tongue grabs wet, hairy, slippery surfaces better than engineered adhesives.
Tue, Feb 7, 2017 | Media link
Ajit Yoganathan Presented with Tamil’s Information Lifetime Achievement Award

Founder and Director of the Center for Innovative Cardiovascular Technologies

Mon, Feb 6, 2017 | Read story
DNA “Barcoding” Allows Rapid Testing of Nanoparticles for Therapeutic Delivery

Researchers have developed a new technique for rapidly screening the ability of nanoparticles to selectively deliver therapeutic genes to specific organs of the body.

Mon, Feb 6, 2017 | Read story
Cholera Bacteria Stab and Poison Enemies so Predictably

The actions of bacteria locked in battle are nearly as calculable as a chemical reaction.

Sun, Feb 5, 2017 | Read story
Why So Sticky?
Georgia Tech doctoral student Alexis Noel discovers frog tongues are among the softest biological substances ever measured.
Fri, Feb 3, 2017 | Media link
Frog Mystery Solved
Petit Institute researcher, PhD student Alexis Noel discovers the secret of reversible frog spit
Thu, Feb 2, 2017 | Media link
They are Scholars, Hear Them Roar

2017 class of Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars most diverse in program history

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 | Read story
Botchwey, Desai, Gourisankar, and Pardue to be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Four BME faculty will join the AIMBE College of Fellows

Tue, Jan 31, 2017 | Read story
Reversible Saliva Allows Frogs to Hang on to Next Meal

A frog's saliva changes three times in milliseconds as it snares food with its tongue.

Mon, Jan 30, 2017 | Read story
Microgel Composite Could Overcome Fibrin Blockade to Accelerate Healing

Researchers have combined microgels with robust polymer networks to create a new repair material.

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 | Read story

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