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July 22, 2021 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Buzz About Thermoelectrics Heats Up With Promising New Magnesium-Based Materials

Researchers have gained new fundamental insights into two magnesium-based that have the potential to significantly outperform traditional thermoelectric designs

July 22, 2021 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory News

Buzz About Thermoelectrics Heats up with Promising New Magnesium-Based Materials

Duke University and Michigan State University researchers gained new fundamental insights into two magnesium-based materials that have potential to significantly outperform traditional thermoelectric designs, be more environmentally friendly and less expensive to manufacture

3D printed bone implant by Ken Gall's lab

July 21, 2021 | CBS 17

Duke University Engineers Developing Special 3D Printer for Bone Reconstruction

Duke engineers led by Ken Gall, professor of mechanical engineering and materials science, are developing special 3D printed bone implants to save limbs from amputation

female student in clean room suit at microscope

July 15, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

New Undergrad Certificate Offers Experience in Materials Science and Engineering

Duke’s newest undergraduate certificate program covers fundamentals at the intersection of physics, chemistry and engineering

July 15, 2021 | National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Engineers Build Nanostructures That Fight Inflammation

Duke engineers are building nanofiber-based treatments that stimulate the body to mount its own biological attack on immune disorders, which avoid side-effects of current anti-inflammatories

June 28, 2021 | Duke Today

Padilla Helps Develop Course on Race

DMI faculty member Willie J. Padilla will co-teach with more than a dozen Duke faculty an undergraduate course titled, "The Invention and Consequences of Race"

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June 28, 2021 | Duke Today

Nicholas Institute, Energy Initiative to Merge

Two of Duke’s interdisciplinary units — The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and Duke University Energy Initiative — will be merged as the university continues its efforts to address climate change and its impacts.

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June 28, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Veveakis Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Prestigious five-year award will help uncover the hidden warning signs of impending geological disasters

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June 25, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Test Distinguishes SARS-CoV-2 from Other Coronaviruses with 100% Accuracy

Platform could also predict COVID-19 case severity and immunity against variants

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June 10, 2021 | Innovation@Duke

Spring 2021 Duke Incubation Fund Awards Announced

MEMS Professor Ken Gall receives funding to pursue a minimally invasive system for the surgical stabilization of rib fractures


June 08, 2021 | Duke Today

$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in computation, materials science and the resilience of the body and brain by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment. This is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

A cartoon depiction of three colored blobs surrounding a DNA strand

June 03, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Researchers Reveal the Inner Workings of a Viral DNA-Packaging Motor

Trilogy of papers provide insight into a critical step in how some viruses reproduce

June 02, 2021 | Duke Today

Joel Collier Among 2021 Bass Fellows

BME Professor Joel Collier is among six Duke faculty members selected for their excellence both in research and undergraduate education

implant from Matthew Becker's lab

June 01, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Developing Biomaterial Implants to Improve Human Health

Duke materials scientists combine engineering and medicine to treat bone injury, disease, pain and more

Wrist band worn by firefighters to assess exposures and risk of cancer.

May 17, 2021 | abc13 News

How a 10-Cent Wrist Band is Making NC Firefighters More Aware of Their Cancer Risk

A 10-cent wrist band could help researchers give North Carolina firefighters greater insight into their risks of cancer.