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August 10, 2020

Phoenix Project Delivers Data-Rich Summer Opportunities

When summer internships disappeared in a puff of smoke, Duke students rallied to create meaningful experiences in data science and software engineering, matching 210 students with projects at nearly 75 companies

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August 04, 2020

Nightingale Named to NIBIB National Advisory Council

Kathy Nightingale will join the council, which provides biomedical expertise to the leaders of various health organizations

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August 03, 2020

AI May Offer a Better Way to ID Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Machine learning algorithm uses high-temporal-resolution growth curves to identify pathogens with 98% accuracy and predict antibiotic resistance just as well as genetic-based methods

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August 03, 2020

Researchers Create Artificial Organelles to Control Cellular Behavior

New form of synthetic biology for controlling cellular behavior uses intrinsically disordered proteins

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July 31, 2020

MEDx Announces COVID-19 Pilot Project Awardees

Grants were awarded to 4 projects, enabling interdisciplinary research to aid in the global fight against COVID-19

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July 21, 2020

Silver-Plated Gold Nanostars Detect Early Cancer Biomarkers

New optical sensing platform can detect genomic cancer biomarkers directly in patient tissues

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July 20, 2020

Saving the Summer Internship

New Summer Industry Projects Program (SIPP) connects Duke Engineering master’s students with real-world work experiences despite the disruption of COVID-19

July 07, 2020

Data+ Alums Talk Career Paths and Mentoring with Duke Students

Mechanical engineering alumna Lindsay Hirschhorn, '17, joined 2020 Data+ cohort to discuss her experiences in the program, the role of data science in her job and lasting professional relationships

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July 02, 2020

Duke Launches Master’s Program in Cybersecurity

The 30-credit degree, available on-campus or online, trains students in the technical, ethical and business dimensions of cybersecurity

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July 01, 2020

Coordinating Complex Behaviors Between Hundreds of Robots

A new approach to designing motion plans for multiple robots grows “trees” in the search space to solve complex problems in a fraction of the time

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June 26, 2020

NASA Climbs Aboard with Support for Robot Project

The robot can autonomously place an IV in an astronaut’s arm for crewed space missions and to improve access to healthcare on Earth.