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‘SlothBot in the Garden’ Demonstrates Hyper-Efficient Conservation Robot
SlothBot is a slow-moving and energy-efficient robot that can linger in the trees to monitor animals, plants, and the environment below. It has been installed for testing in the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
NIH Awards $31 Million to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, and the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $31 million supplement from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest supplement awarded to any participant in the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) program. RADx is a federal initiative designed to rapidly transform early, innovative technologies into widely accessible Covid-19 diagnostic testing.
CDC Foundation and CIDI Plan to Combat Covid-19 With Accessibility
More than 61 million Americans navigate life with a disability, and to abide by health and public safety orders during a pandemic, they require adequate access and support at home, work, school, their community, and while traveling. To that end, the CDC Foundation awarded a contract to the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI) at the Georgia Institute of Technology to help assess, develop, and produce accessible emergency materials in response to Covid-19.
The Grantham Environmental Trust and Ocean Visions Announce New Partnership to Develop Ocean-climate Solutions
This story was written and released by Ocean Visions on October 21, 2020. Ocean Visions is chaired by Emanuele Di Lorenzo, a professor of ocean and climate dynamics and director of Ocean Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech.