May 2, 2016
While hurricanes are a constant source of worry for residents of the southeastern United States, new research suggests that they have a major upside—counteracting global warming. Previous research from Duke environmental engineer Ana Barros...
Apr 28, 2016
Tony Jun Huang has joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering. A leader in the fields of microfluidics, acoustofluidics and lab-on-a-chip technologies, Huang...
Apr 26, 2016
The 6th Annual “Envisioning the Invisible” Mahato Memorial Photo Contest took place on the evening of Thursday, April 21. Taking first place this year was Stefan Roberts, a biomedical engineering doctoral student whose striking image of a wildflower...
Apr 22, 2016
Researchers believe that genetically modified bacteria can help explain how a developing animal keeps all of its parts and organs in the same general proportions as every other member of its species.
Apr 21, 2016
What if there were a service like Nest for your lawn?
Apr 14, 2016
A modern twist on an old technology could soon help detect rogue methane leaks, hidden explosives and much more. A Duke University team is using software to dramatically improve the performance of chemical-sniffing mass spectrometers. Conventional...


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