Nov 30, 2015
Bacteria that eat methane and turn themselves into cattle feed. A solar-powered pressure cooker that sterilizes medical equipment in rural clinics. A fleet of FedEx trucks powered by natural gas that would have been burned off through flare stacks...
Nov 23, 2015
Researchers have devised a way to watch the details of your neurons at work. Every second of every day, the 100 billion neurons in your brain are capable of firing off a burst of electricity called an action potential up to 100 times per second. For...
Nov 13, 2015
“I just threw eggs at the robot!” grad student Keaton Armentrout said to Amitha Gade, a fellow biomedical engineering master’s student. “He just said, ‘Thank you for the egg, human. Give me another one.’ It was really fun.”
Nov 11, 2015
Duke Engineers for International Development (DEID) is a student organization that sends student-led groups to locations around the globe to assess and implement engineering projects that spur development. After working with communities to identify...
Nov 10, 2015
African academics living abroad are a rich source of expertise for the continent’s universities to tap into. In this film we meet Fred Boadu, who left Ghana to pursue an engineering career in the United States more than 20 years ago. He is now a...
Nov 9, 2015
Researchers have devised a technology that can bring true color to infrared imaging systems, like the one used to track Arnold Schwarzenegger through the jungle in the movie “Predator.”


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