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A model system of a fungal spore and the water droplets that disperse them

July 26, 2017

Fungal Spores Harness Physics to Launch Themselves

Evolution has shaped fungal spores to aim and power their launch with merging water droplets

A dashboard view from a vehicle taking measurements of certain types of pollutants during rush hour in Atlanta

July 21, 2017

Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

In-car measurements of pollutants that cause oxidative stress found exposure levels for drivers to be twice as high as previously believed.

The Superfund Research Center, housed in Environment Hall, received funding to pursue five new projects.

July 20, 2017

Studying Superfunds: Duke Environmental Engineers Investigate How Super-Polluted Areas Affect Early Human Health

As Duke's Superfund Research Center receives another round of funding, environmental engineers discuss how their work helps us learn more about common pollutants.

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Association for Women in Science Magazine | July 11, 2017

The Last Word

Featuring Johnna Frierson

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CNN Style | July 6, 2017

Museum of Failure: What Can We Learn from History's Worst Designs?

Featuring Henry Petroski

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