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Interdisciplinary people drive groundbreaking science
Mohamad Ali Najia

Over the past 5000 years of human scientific exploration, the concept of "large interdisciplinary research teams" has only recently emerged in an effort to solve complex scientific problems of the modern era. Mammoth scientific projects,...


The pervasive applications of nanotechnology
Amrita Banerjee

Nanotechnology is at the forefront of being pervasive in all aspects of our daily lives. In the complimentary fields of electronics and nanotechnologies, the application possibilities for the benefit of mankind are vast. Nanotechnology-based advances...


Professor Michael Eisen: A Pioneer of Open Access Science

In this special interview, Eisen discusses the conception of the open access movement and the future of scientific communication with Editor-in-Chief of The Tower, Mohamad Ali Najia. Michael Eisen is a developmental biologist at the...


Progress toward stretchable electronics
Xueying Zhao & Ching-Ping Wong, PhD

Stretchable electronics can potentially alter our conception of electronics, from rigid and planar wafer-based ones to soft and curvilinear stretchable ones.

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The pouch microbiome and its long-term impact on human health
Abigail Shockey & Frank Stewart, PhD

The human body houses billions of bacterial symbionts, the majority of which are beneficial in nature. Arguably the most important of these symbionts are housed within the large intestine. Generally, it is unlikely that an...


Biofilm production regulates horizontal gene
Sarah Wilson, Eryn Bernardy & Brian Hammer, PhD

The waterborne bacterial pathogen Vibrio cholerae utilizes a cell-cell communication system called quorum sensing to coordinate group behavior in both a human host and aquatic environments. Virulence genes like the cholera toxin, biofilm genes for...


Previous Authors

A spotlight on four previous authors in The Tower who are also some of the brightest students at Georgia Tech.

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Neuroengineering: A Glimpse into the Mind
Lakshmi Raju

Neuroengineering, or Neural Engineering is a complex and vast subject that has yet to be fully understood. Neurons employ electrochemical pulses to communicate with each other. By utilizing this information, engineers try to develop methods...