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  • Tiny “Tornado” Boosts Performance of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry

    Adding the equivalent of a miniature tornado to the interface between electrospray ionization (ESI) and a mass spectrometer (MS) has allowed researchers to improve the sensitivity and detection capability of the widely-used ESI-MS analytical technique. Among the scientific fields that could benefit from the new technique are proteomics, metabolomics and lipidomics – which serve biomedical and health applications ranging from biomarker detection and diagnostics to drug discovery and molecular medicine.

  • 7 Ways to Celebrate America’s Birthday in Atlanta

    For students, classes will not meet on Monday, July 3, or Tuesday, July 4. For the entire campus community, Georgia Tech is closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

  • Exposing More Girls to STEM

    GE, Georgia Tech host the annual summer camp to boost middle school girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math. This year, 28 girls are spending the week on Georgia Tech's campus. 

     

  • Microneedle Patches for Flu Vaccination Successful in First Human Clinical Trial

    Despite the potentially severe consequences of illness and even death, only about 40 percent of adults in the United States receive flu shots each year; however, researchers believe a new self-administered, painless vaccine skin patch containing microscopic needles could significantly increase the number of people who get vaccinated.