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Consumer 3D Printer Used to Create Human Tissue

Consumer 3D Printer Used to Create Human Tissue

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in the US, have adapted a low cost MakerBot 3D printer to print with biological materials. The team hope their work could one day lead to a world in which transplants are no longer necessary to repair damaged organs. Traditional 3D printers build hard objects …

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“We Are Stuck In Transition” — Bruno Balvanera on the New Doing Business Report

Bruno Balvanera EBRD

“The new Doing Business ranking was released yesterday at 7 o’clock in the evening London time,” Bruno Balvanera, EBRD’s Regional Director for Caucasus, Moldova, Belorussia, said at the UNDP Sub-Regional Conference on Employment held in Tbilisi today.  Doing Business 2016: Measuring Regulatory Quality and Efficiency is the World Bank’s 13th annual report …

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Photos from John Steinbeck and Robert Capa’s 1940’s Georgia Trip

Photos from John Steinbeck and Robert Capa's 1940's Georgia Trip

Robert Capa was a Hungarian combat photographer and photojournalist who covered five wars: the Spanish Civil War, the second Sino-Japanese War, the Western front of WWII, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the first Indochina War. In 1947 Capa traveled to the Soviet Union with his friend, the American writer John Steinbeck. He …

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GEP’s- Tbilisi’s New Bar Spot Owned by a Young Couple

GEP's Bar Tbilisi

The bar was founded by Giorgi Gelashvili and Sophi Khojava, spouses, who have been long providing fastest tuning of motorcars. Motorcar boxes are their hobby, another office or house, where they gather jointly with a wide circle of friends every evening. They tune vehicles and attain results that are distinguished …

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A Lawsuit to be Filed against Online Loan Companies

A Lawsuit to be Filed against Online Loan Companies

A group of citizens appealed to  the National Bank of Georgia with the requirement to introduce the regulation in  the activities of microfinance institutions that issue loans  on enslaving conditions. “No online loans” – an appeal under this title has already collected more than 3500 signatures. The initiator of the campaign …

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Grape Harvest 2015 is Over, What are the Outcomes?

Harvest

The 2015 grape harvest is over and Georgia has enjoyed a record number of harvested wine grapes. A total of 143,167 tonnes of grapes were processed in Georgia’s nine wine-producing villages. By selling this yield, farmers generated a collective income of more than 102 million GEL. About 18,000 farmers sold their …

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Today in Pictures: October 27 (Gallery)

Gallery

1. A migrant swims as he arrives on the island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey to Greece on an overcrowded inflatable boat. 2. The bow of the Leviathan II, a whale-watching boat that capsized on Sunday off Vancouver Island, is seen Tuesday, Oct. 27, near Vargas …

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Georgia Dropped in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Ranking

World Bank

According to the World Bank’s Regional Director, this year the methodology for determining the ranking has changed significantly  that was the cause of the deterioration of the position of Georgia, which in itself, is rather positive  in the doing business ranking  in which the  country occupies 24th place out of …

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AGL – A Company’s Strategy For the Greater Good of Georgia

AGL – A Company’s Strategy For the Greater Good of Georgia

Company With High Social Responsibility AGL (Adjaristsqali Georgia, LLC) is developing hydropower resources on the Adjaristsqali River and its tributaries. The company is implementing one of the largest infrastructure investments in Georgia, the Shuakhevi Hydropower Project (HPP). AGL adheres to high standards of corporate social responsibility in its work by supporting …

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