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January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

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January 10, 2017

Investigating the Impact of Nanomaterials on Living Things

We can't see them, but nanomaterials, both natural and manmade, are literally everywhere, from our personal care products to our building materials--we're even eating and drinking them. "Science Nation" video from NSF.

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January 04, 2017

Evolving Deep Brain Stimulation Patterns

New approach saves energy while moving toward personalized treatment for Parkinson’s disease

January 04, 2017

Seeing Nano

The sewer gnat is a common nuisance around kitchen and bathroom drains that’s no bigger than a pea. But magnified thousands of times, its compound eyes and bushy antennae resemble a first place winner in a Movember mustache contest. Sewer gnats’ larger cousins, horseflies are known for their [...]

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January 03, 2017

Spreading Holiday Cheer by Rewiring Toys

Duke Engineering student group "Project Tadpole" modifies toys for children with disabilities throughout the year

December 22, 2016

Yiran Chen: Integrating Tomorrow’s Technology into Today’s Devices

New faculty member Yiran Chen researches emerging memory technologies, power-saving techniques for mobile devices, and brain-inspired computing systems

December 21, 2016

Hai “Helen” Li: Modeling the Future of Computing After the Human Brain

New faculty member Hai “Helen” Li will create a brain-inspired computing research program at Duke

December 15, 2016

Truskey Named Editor-in-Chief of New Biomedical Engineering Journal

George Truskey, the R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering and senior associate dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University, has been named the editor-in-chief of the new Elsevier journal Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering. Launching in 2017, the [...]

December 14, 2016

Duke CEE Grad Student Wins Young Professional Honor

Judy Winglee, a Duke CEE doctoral student in environmental engineering, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the American Water Works Association Austin F. McCormack Jr. Award. The award is given annually to a young professional, 35 years old or younger, who has made notable contributions in [...]

December 14, 2016

Nanocubes Simplify Printing And Imaging In Color And Infrared

Novel manufacturing technique promises to bring a simplified form of printing and imaging in color and infrared into daily use.

December 13, 2016

When Art Tackles the Invisibly Small

Huddled in a small cinderblock room in the basement of Hudson Hall, visual artist Raewyn Turner and videographer Brian Harris watch as Duke postdoc Nick Geitner positions a glass slide under the bulky eyepiece of an optical microscope. To the naked eye, the slide is completely clean. But after some [...]

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