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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.

Charles Gersbach

June 15, 2017

Gersbach Named Allen Distinguished Investigator

$1.5 million research award will help develop epigenetic tools to explore complex behaviors and diseases

A demonstration of the printed carbon nanotubes on a flexible surface. The prototype tire tread sensor (middle) is flanked by the logos of Duke University and Fetch Automotive Design Group.

June 14, 2017

Printed Sensors Monitor Tire Wear in Real Time

Electrical engineers have invented a printed sensor made of metallic carbon nanotubes that can monitor the tread of tires in real-time.

nerve growth using nerve bridge

June 12, 2017

Regenerating Damaged Nerves with "Pac-Man" Cells

A regenerative medicine approach to nerve damage may avoid the downsides of nerve graft surgery

still frame from quantum computing video

June 08, 2017

From the Abacus to Supercomputers to Quantum Computers

Jungsang Kim helps lead the charge into a new computing revolution

A newly optimized version of a diabetes treatment forms a “depot” for controlled release that persists more than 24 hours.

June 05, 2017

Injectable Solution May Provide Weeks of Glucose Control

New diabetes treatment lasts more than two weeks in primates, promising to eclipse current treatment options in humans.

screenshot of deblurring algorithm

June 05, 2017

Removing Blurred Lines Caused by Shaky Hands

Duke University algorithm recently integrated into Adobe After Effects makes blurred images caused by shaky footage a thing of the past

Samuel Fox poses with pieces of the project he is creating to improve patient mobility.

June 02, 2017

Samuel Fox Wins 2017 Duke BME Prize for Patient Mobility Design

Rising senior Samuel Fox wins competitive entrepreneurial prize for his device to improve patient mobility.

BME students Emelina Vienneau (top left), Sarah Jacobs (bottom left), Julia Ross (top right) and Petek Sener (bottom right) will participate in the Coulter College design experience in August.

June 02, 2017

BME Design Team Selected for 2017 BMES Coulter College Program

BME students Emelina Vienneau, Sarah Jacobs, Julia Ross and Petek Sener will participate in the competitive four-day design experience in August.

One example of the sorts of 3-D crystalline structures included in a relaunch of Crystal Lattice Structures, a venerable online cookbook for chemists

June 02, 2017

D.I.Y. Crystal-Makers Get Refurbished Online Cookbook

Crystalline structures database provides recipes for non-expert "chefs" cooking up new materials

Zhiqin Huang / Los Alamos National Laboratory

May 31, 2017

ECE Student Shares Insights from a Semester at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Zhiqin Huang received a grant to spend time at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies at the renowned lab in New Mexico.

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