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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

David Schaad demonstrates how to use a trebuchet to his engineering class

November 21, 2017

From Trusses to Trebuchets: Bringing the Classroom to Life

CEE's David Schaad takes class demonstrations to new heights

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November 16, 2017

World Toilet Day: Duke Engineers Tackle the Global Sanitation Crisis

Duke engineers are leading two projects backed by the Gates Foundation to bring sanitation to the developing world

This past October, for Family Weekend, undergraduate students and their family members were invited to a dinner at the International House to share with the global community of Duke parents.

November 14, 2017

A Warm Welcome for International Students Arriving on Campus

Although they have different needs, both undergraduate and graduate students receive support to transition from their home countries to their lives as Duke students

Hai "Helen" Li

November 08, 2017

Li Named Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery

Hai "Helen" Li was recognized for her contributions toward developing the next generation of computer hardware

Adrian Bejan

November 07, 2017

Bejan Named 2018 Franklin Institute Award Laureate

Awards have recognized accomplishments in science and technology since 1824

November 06, 2017

Munich Internship Offered Hands-On Participation in International Research

Master's student Frank Fang worked on a rotorcraft efficiency study while at Germany's Technical Institute of Munich

Vahid Tarokh, the Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

November 06, 2017

Vahid Tarokh: Turning Patterns in Data into Products and Predictions

New faculty member Vahid Tarokh has a history of securing strong signals from complicated datasets

BME’s Nimmi Ramanujam demonstrates the Pocket Colposcope to Duke University President Vincent Price. The invention is a low-cost device that helps screen for and diagnose cervical cancer.

November 01, 2017

Engineering a New Narrative

Duke biomedical engineers are creating unique tools geared toward women's health to address global health disparities

Daniel Joh, MD-PhD student in BME, prepares serum samples during a field test at the Redemption Clinic in Monrovia, Liberia

November 01, 2017

Five Days of Fieldwork

BME students test a diagnostic tool in Liberia

The Pratt Pouch was developed in 2008 by Duke students and faculty as an easy and effective measure to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission. (Photo by: Marc-Grégor Campredon)

November 01, 2017

Collaborating Across Continents

Duke BME professors challenge students to design Solutions with global communities in mind

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