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Check out the latest media coverage of Duke engineering research and education.

Clean Technica | August 21, 2018

Duke University Students Set World Record For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Fuel Economy — 14,573 Miles Per Gallon

Featuring Nico Hotz

Guiness World Records has confirmed that students from Duke University have set a new world fuel economy record for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles — a stunning 14,573 miles per gallon.

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Digital Trends | August 15, 2018

The World's First Practical Quantum Computer Has Cash and a Timeline

Featuring Kenneth Brown, Jungsang Kim

Duke University's Kenneth Brown is leading a new $15 million NSF program to build the world's first practical quantum computer.

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The Wall Street Journal | August 6, 2018

‘Ticker’ Review: The Race to Reinvent the Heart

Featuring Henry Petroski

Henry Petroski looks at the decades-long effort to create a safe and efficient artificial heart, which has been anything but steady.

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The Verge | August 3, 2018

Self-Driving Cars Are Headed Toward an AI Roadblock

Featuring Missy Cummings

Missy Cummings comments on the difficulties of implementing machine learning into AI autopilots. 

Neural Implant Podcast | August 2, 2018

William Huffman Presents on the Protective Effects of the Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Featuring William Huffman

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Scientific American | July 27, 2018

Ingrid Daubechies's Favorite Theorem

Featuring Ingrid Daubechies

Ingrid Daubechies shares the Tutte embedding theorem and how it can help biologists understand the evolution of teeth

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Duke OLV | July 25, 2018

Oakland International Airport Selects Evolv Edge for Employee Screening Innovation

Featuring David Smith

Startup security company Evolv delivers a metamaterials device to Oakland's airport based on research started by David Smith

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Advanced Science News | July 20, 2018

Overcoming a Sticking Point for Bone Healing

Featuring Ken Gall

Ken Gall teams up with LaunchPad Medical to test their bone glue inspired by sandcastle worms on bones and other biomedical device materials in benchtop studies.

News and Observer | July 17, 2018

Have Duke Students Created World's Most Efficient Vehicle? They're Hoping for Guinness Record.

Featuring Nico Hotz

Nico Hotz and a group of Duke students used a prototype hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle to attempt to break the Guinness record for "world's most fuel-efficient."

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Motherboard | July 12, 2018

New Drone 'Cockpits' Aim to Make Remote Warfare Feel More Real

Featuring Missy Cummings

Missy Cummings comments on Air Force efforts to overhaul its drone controls.

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