Cultivating Interdisciplinary Research
From ants building towers in hurricane floodwaters, to the health of cavemen, to flamingo posturing, interdisciplinary investigators at the Petit Institute wove a panoramic, multifaceted tapestry of research in 2017.
Petit Institute Researchers Looking Way, Way Back
Evolution has improved upon the genetic foundations of human health ... but could that have changed?
Proteins are tough to make outside a living cell, so how did their components evolve on pre-life Earth? Perhaps easier than thought.
Abnormal folding of proteins may help explain the emergence of life.
A new study shows how methane may have warmed the early Earth.
Secrets of the Animal Kingdom
If you want to see the Eiffel Tower, you don’t have to go to Paris. Just look down at your feet — but watch your step.
Tech researchers have a new theory on why flamingos stand and sleep on one leg.
Team Approach Nets Groundbreaking Results
Public, private universities enjoy unique, longtime collaboration in biomedical research and academics.
The growing visibility of researchers interested in astrobiology is helping Georgia Tech emerge as a powerhouse in the field.