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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
Jackson Hair is Nerem Travel Award winner

BME grad student will study cutting edge imaging technique at University of Lausanne in Switzerland

Sun, Apr 30, 2017 | Read story
Protect Scientific Integrity
Researchers must meet challenges in sustaining the highest standards of integrity, says committee chaired by Bob Nerem
Sat, Apr 29, 2017 | Media link
Aaron Levine Wins the SGA Graduate Faculty of the Year Award

Aaron Levine won the SGA Graduate Faculty of the Year Award at the SGA Graduate Awards Banquet.

Fri, Apr 28, 2017 | Read story
Twelve Seconds For Everyone
All mammals, regardless of their size, take the same amount of time to defecate
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 | Media link
Yang and Hu on Number Two
Georgia Tech researchers explain why it takes you and an elephant the same amount of time to poop
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 | Media link
The Science of Defecation Could Produce Better Medicine for Constipation

All mammals "go" in the same amount of time, and the new findings could lead to medical advances.

Wed, Apr 26, 2017 | Read story
In Search of New Medicines
Georgia Tech researcher part of billion-dollar project that would synthesize hundreds of thousands of molecules
Wed, Apr 26, 2017 | Media link