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dirty solar panels with Michael Bergin

June 26, 2017

Air Pollution Casts Shadow over Solar Energy Production

First study of its kind shows airborne particles and their accumulation on solar cells is cutting energy output by more than 25 percent in certain parts of the world

pratt fellows collage

June 23, 2017

Meet the Pratt Research Fellows

The Pratt Research Fellows are a distinguished group of engineering undergraduates who do extensive research in their engineering major during their final two years at Duke.

The three founders of Encapsio. From left to right - Wyatt Shields, Nick Kirby, and Wes Day

June 19, 2017

From Entrepreneurs to Encapsio

A Q&A with Three Duke Entrepreneurs Marrying Technology with Business

The participants at the annual Women in Aerospace Symposium

June 19, 2017

MEMS PhD Grad Selected for Women in Aerospace Symposium

PhD Grad Jing Li was one of 16 participants selected to present their research at the symposium.

The 2017 Duke Technology Scholars in orientation before heading out to internships at leading high-tech companies.

June 16, 2017

From Durham to Silicon Valley: Duke Technology Scholars Program Helps Women Thrive in Tech

The 2017 class of 34 DTech scholars represents a next and accelerating step to increase the number of tech-savvy women working in computer science and engineering.

Guillermo Sapiro and Helen Egger

June 15, 2017

Autism App Team Wins Cultural Diversity Award

International Society for Autism Research recognizes app designed to help expand autism screenings to young children in low-resource areas

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.

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