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experimental graphs

January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

students in a design challenge

January 16, 2018

Students Connect Engineering and Entrepreneurship in Technology and Design Pathway

Engineering Innovation helps fill out one of the pathways to an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate

Scott Martin

January 10, 2018

Finding Companies to Invest in Big Ideas

From Grand Challenge Scholar to Forbes "30 Under 30": Q&A with Scott Martin E'14

stained cross-section of muscle fibers

January 08, 2018

Engineers Grow Functioning Human Muscle from Skin Cells

First functioning human muscle grown from induced pluripotent stem cells holds promise for cellular therapies, drug discovery and studying rare diseases

A closer look at the target of frozen solution that contains the building blocks for the solar cell material.

January 03, 2018

Laser Evaporation Technology to Create New Solar Materials

Delicate hybrid organic-inorganic crystals open new possibilities for light-based technologies

cell stained green

January 02, 2018

A Safer Route to Ultrasonic Therapy

Microbeads allow ultrasonic waves to stimulate cells more safely

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December 18, 2017

Using Good Governance to Mitigate Natural Disasters

Policy, not technology, can reduce the impact of climate-change-intensified disasters

counting photons

December 15, 2017

Single-Photon Detector Can Count to Four

Quantum information scientists teach an old detector a new trick previously believed impossible

Students from Roger Nightingale's design class at the BME Design Symposium

December 13, 2017

Student Designs Take Center Stage at BME Design Symposium

From teaching aids for reproductive health to cost-effective safety gear, the second annual celebration showcased student innovation

Nimmi Ramanujam, David Izatt and Tuan Vo-Dinh were elected to the National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017

Three Duke Biomedical Engineers Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Izatt, Ramanujam and Vo-Dinh honored for innovative photonics-based health technologies

water cloak prototype schematic

December 11, 2017

Electromagnetic Water Cloak Eliminates Drag and Wake

Detailed calculations show water cloaks are feasible with today's technology

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