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September 21, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Filling an AI and Materials Science Training Gap

Duke University awarded $3 million to develop a graduate training program at the nexus of artificial intelligence and materials science

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September 04, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

‘Floppy’ Atomic Dynamics Help Turn Heat into Electricity

‘Cold neutrons’ uncover atomic dynamics that give thermoelectric materials low-heat conductivity

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September 03, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Sophisticated Modeling Boosts Split Ventilators to Emergency FDA Review

Duke engineers and clinicians devise a system for ensuring patients receive just the right amount of air

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August 26, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Work Better in Tethered Combination Therapy

Slow-release molecule featuring two complementary type 2 diabetes drugs controls blood sugar levels while promoting weight loss in mice for one week following a single injection

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August 24, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Nanotechnology Network Meets National and Research Triangle Research and Educational Needs

Renewal grant ties Duke together with Triangle universities to help researchers, businesses and educators pursue nanotechnology innovation

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August 18, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Xiaoyue Ni: Designing Smart Materials and Wearable Technologies to Improve Health

New faculty member Xiaoyue Ni develops programmable materials and wearable electronic devices to advance precision medicine and health monitoring in the digital age

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August 09, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Materials Initiative Expands to Include Sustainable Materials Research

DMI adds Civil & Environmental Engineering and Environmental Toxicology faculty who research environmental impacts of materials

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August 03, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Researchers Create Artificial Organelles to Control Cellular Behavior

New form of synthetic biology for controlling cellular behavior uses intrinsically disordered proteins

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July 21, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Silver-Plated Gold Nanostars Detect Early Cancer Biomarkers

New optical sensing platform can detect genomic cancer biomarkers directly in patient tissues

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June 26, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Water Bottles: Canceled

CEE PhD student Imari Walker Karega wants the public to understand why environmental engineering research is important to daily life

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June 26, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

From the Lab, the First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That's Strong Enough for Knees

Cartilage provides a combination of cushiony-yet-strong that hydrogels haven't been able to match, until now

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May 18, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

‘Vortex Microlaser’ Encodes Information in Twisting Beams of Light

Engineers develop first tunable, chip-based vortex microlaser and detector, providing a new route to increasing the bandwidth of fiber optic communications

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May 15, 2020

DMI Chemist Puts New Spin on Organic Materials

Duke chemist is searching for materials that allow engineers to build electronics which could open the door to faster computing, increased data storage and even entirely new kinds of technology

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May 12, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Silver Nanocubes Make Point-of-Care Diagnostics Easier to Read

Researchers use plasmonics to enhance fluorescent markers in lab-on-a-chip diagnostic devices

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May 11, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Inexpensively Locating Friendly (and Unfriendly) Radio Waves

Passive method for locating and characterizing radio waves could lead to cameras that can capture images using ambient radio waves

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