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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"

June 28, 2021 | Duke Engineering

Veveakis Wins National Science Foundation CAREER Award

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

June 25, 2021 | Duke Engineering

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

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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.

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June 03, 2021 | Duke Engineering

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

June 01, 2021 | Duke Engineering

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.

David Beratan, Duke University Chemistry professor

May 07, 2021 | Duke Chemistry

David Beratan Receives the Morley Medal

The Cleveland Section of the ACS has named Professor David Beratan the recipient of the 2021 Edward Morley Medal in recognition of his many contributions to the fields of computational and theoretical chemistry

May 04, 2021 | Duke Today

Stapleton and Meyer Study Environmental Justice, Racism in American South

DMI Sustainable Materials faculty members Heather Stapleton and Joel Meyer join Duke colleagues to study Chemical Industries, Environmental Justice and the Global History of Race in the American South as part of Duke's anti-racism efforts

Stephen Zauscher

April 29, 2021 | Duke Today

Zauscher to Chair Search Committee for New Pratt School Dean

Pratt School Professor Stefan Zauscher will chair a 15-person committee that will conduct a search for the new Vinik Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering

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April 28, 2021 | Magnify, Duke School of Medicine

We Are What We Breathe

DMI member Joel Meyer is part of an interdisciplinary research group at Duke devoted to better understanding the connection between health, climate change, and air pollution.

April 26, 2021 | Duke Engineering

Researchers Demonstrate Fully Recyclable Printed Electronics

New technique reclaims nearly 100% of all-carbon-based transistors while retaining future functionality of the materials

April 21, 2021 | Duke Engineering

Pursuing Research: 2021 Pratt Fellows

A glimpse into the projects pursued by three Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellows and the lessons provided by their experience

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