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February 02, 2022 | Duke Today

New Super-Conducting Technology Takes Data Beyond Zeroes and Ones

A team of researchers led by Duke chemistry professor Michael Therien have developed a conducting system that controls the spin of electrons and transmits a spin current over long distances without need for ultra-cold temperatures required by typical spin-conductors

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January 25, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Hsu Wins NSF CAREER Award to Develop Energy-Saving Wearable Device

Competitive five-year grant will help Po-Chun Hsu develop new wearable technology to manage heat around the human body without using additional power supply

January 25, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Hsu Wins NSF CAREER Award to Develop Energy-Saving Wearable Device

Competitive five-year grant will help Po-Chun Hsu develop new wearable technology to manage heat around the human body without using additional power supply

January 18, 2022

Eco-Friendly Plastics Made From Sugars Boast "Unprecedented" Properties

Pursuing more sustainable alternatives, Duke materials scientist Matt Becker and University of Birmingham colleagues have produced a new form of plastic using sugar alcohols

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January 13, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Brinson Named 2022 A.C. Eringen Medalist

The Society of Engineering Science honored Cate Brinson's seminal contributions in modeling and characterization of polymer nanocomposites, shape memory alloys

January 13, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Brinson Named 2022 A.C. Eringen Medalist

The Society of Engineering Science honored Cate Brinson's seminal contributions in modeling and characterization of polymer nanocomposites, shape memory alloys

January 11, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Molecular Paddlewheels Propel Sodium Ions Through Next-Generation Batteries

Insights into the atomistic dynamics of emerging solid-state batteries will help speed their evolution

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January 11, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Molecular Paddlewheels Propel Sodium Ions Through Next-Generation Batteries

Insights into the atomistic dynamics of emerging solid-state batteries will help speed their evolution

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January 07, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Simple pH Adjustment May Enable a Preventative COVID-19 Nasal and Throat Spray

Higher pH makes a common metabolic inhibitor medication practical for nose and throat spray applications against COVID-19

January 07, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Simple pH Adjustment May Enable a Preventative COVID-19 Nasal and Throat Spray

Higher pH makes a common metabolic inhibitor medication practical for nose and throat spray applications against COVID-19

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December 16, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Innovative Textile Vents to Release Heat When You Sweat

Moisture opens the vents, rather than electronics

December 16, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Innovative Textile Vents to Release Heat When You Sweat

Moisture opens the vents, rather than electronics

December 03, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Rapid Test Identifies Antibody Effectiveness Against COVID-19 Variants

Test could measure patient immunity against multiple COVID-19 variants such as Omicron and Delta at once and inform which synthetic monoclonal antibody to use f

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December 03, 2021 | Duke Engineering News

Rapid Test Identifies Antibody Effectiveness Against COVID-19 Variants

Test could measure patient immunity against multiple COVID-19 variants such as Omicron and Delta at once and inform which synthetic monoclonal antibody to use for treatments

November 23, 2021

Duke Science and Technology is 'Accepting the Challenge'

The faculty recruitment and retention effort, called Duke Science and Technology, will give the university resources to expand core strengths in Duke’s research, extending to nearly every corner of the university.

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