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cell culture demonstrating conjugation

November 22, 2017

Managing Antibiotics Not Enough to Reverse Resistance

Gene-swapping bacteria don’t lose resistance after antibiotics end

A screenshot from the new Duke offering on Coursera, Nanotechnology: A Maker’s Course

September 15, 2017

Nurturing the Nanotech Maker in Us All

New free online course teaches anyone how to make and examine materials on a molecular scale

Professor John Dolbow and his PhD student Yingjie Liu

September 14, 2017

Talking Mechanics Across the Midwest

Civil engineer John Dolbow sets off on a nine-university tour to discuss his work developing computational models to predict how material systems will fracture and fail

This lung-on-a-chip serves as an accurate model of human lungs to test for drug safety and efficacy. Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University Photo

September 13, 2017

Tissue Chips Take Aim at Atherosclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

New $2 million grant builds on five years of 3-D human muscle and vasculature model development

A new NSF grant awarded to a team of engineers from Duke University and Washington University in St. Louis will allow them to further explore new self-assembling materials, which can be designed using machine-learning approaches. The design of these biological polymers can then be refined using numerical simulations and tested. (Photo courtesy: Pappu Lab)

September 07, 2017

Pushing Science and Engineering to Create New Soft Materials

Engineering team part of prestigious NSF initiative

September 06, 2017

ECE Alum, Entrepreneur Nathan Kundtz Elected to Few-Glasson Society

Founder of fast-rising tech company is one of three new members to join alumni society

Duke ECE computer reliability and availability expert Kishor Trivedi publishes his fourth textbook

September 05, 2017

Leading Computer Reliability for 40 Years

Duke ECE computer reliability and availability expert Kishor Trivedi publishes his fourth textbook

2017 BRIDGE RFA

September 01, 2017

2017-2018 BRiDGE RFA for Expertise and Space in the Chesterfield Building

Applications are being accepted until Oct. 2, 2017, for the Bioengineering Research initiative to Develop Global Entrepreneurs (BRiDGE), which supports new bioengineering companies at Duke.

Brian Stoner, seen here with one of the prototype sanitation systems, is leading Duke's sanitation technology cluster

August 28, 2017

Duke, RTI International Partner on Improved Global Sanitation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation providing $10.7 million toward the effort

Catherine Brinson

August 25, 2017

Catherine Brinson: Finding Hard Answers for Soft Matter

New faculty member Catherine Brinson is developing tools and conducting basic research that will provide a springboard for the field of soft matter

Mechanical engineering professor Josiah Knight, standing, with neuroscientists Angel Peterchev and Stefan Goetz on right. The team’s new battery and power conversion system will be the heart of this student-built vehicle for the Shell Eco-Marathon.

August 25, 2017

Energy Initiative-Supported Project Connects Brain Science with Electric Cars

Electronics developed for deep brain stimulation useful for electric vehicles too

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