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January 11, 2017

Tumor-Seeking Salmonella Treats Brain Tumors

New approach produces 20 percent survival rate in rat model where few typically live

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January 12, 2017

Developing New Strategies for Cancer Drug Delivery, in Denmark and at Duke

In his role as an internationally prominent Niels Bohr Professor, Duke’s David Needham has established the Center for Single Particle Science and Engineering at Southern Denmark University (SDU) in Odense, Denmark. Four years after its launch, the center is making great progress towards its goal of [...]

January 10, 2017

Scovazzi Wins Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

The highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

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.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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