Minimally Invasive Screening Using Infrared Technology Could Offer Fast, Simple Test for Colitis

ATLANTA—A minimally invasive screening for ulcerative colitis, a debilitating gastrointestinal tract disorder, using emerging infrared technology could be a rapid and cost-effective method for detecting disease that eliminates the need for biopsies and intrusive testing of the human body, according to researchers at Georgia State University.

The technique involves testing serum, the clear… more »

Socially Meaningful Sounds Can Change Ear, Improve Hearing, Georgia State Research Study Finds

ATLANTA—Hearing socially meaningful sounds can change the ear and enable it to better detect those sounds, according to researchers at Georgia State University who studied the phenomenon in green treefrogs.

The findings are published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

“The ear is modifiable,” said Walter Wilczynski, a professor in the Neuroscience… more »

Georgia State’s Robinson College of Business Receives $2 Million Gift to Fund Delta Student Success Center

ATLANTA—A $2 million gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation will enable Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business to create a physical space that will unite three units focused on ensuring students develop business communication skills, access experiential learning opportunities and connect with businesses for internships and job opportunities.

“This commitment… more »