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


The Company of Biologists | January 24, 2023

Transitions in Development – An Interview With Samira Musah

Featuring Samira Musah

An interview with Samira Musah reveals how she got into her current field of research and why she chose to call Duke Engineering home. 


WRAL Tech Wire | January 20, 2023

Duke’s Big Ideas Lab Is Seeking More Diversity in Digital Health Studies

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn's Big Ideas Lab is partnering with Evidation to increase diversity and representation in digital health studies.


NIBIB Science Highlights | January 13, 2023

Let’s Clear Things Up: How do Glassfrogs Achieve Transparency?

Featuring Junjie Yao


Enterprise IOT Insights | January 11, 2023

A Smarter Diagnosis: Machine Learning in Personalized Medicine

Featuring Amanda Randles

BME Professor Amanda Randles pens a piece outlining the historical and future use of machine learning in medical applications, including her own work to understand the role a patient’s blood flow can have in classifying the severity of coronary lesions.


Waste Today | January 11, 2023

Department of Defense Launches Project to Remove Pfas From Naval Base

Featuring Marc Deshusses

CEE Professor Marc Deshusses's startup company 374Water signed a contract to remove PFAS from US Naval installations.


The New York Times | January 6, 2023

‘Consciousness’ in Robots Was Once Taboo. Now It’s the Last Word

Featuring Boyuan Chen


Fortune | December 26, 2022

Heart Rate Variability Could Be the Key to Improving Your Body’s Response to Stress. Here’s How to Get Started.

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

Research from Jessilyn Dunn has shown that heart rate variability may drop when people get COVID-19, flu or the common cold, which in turn affects health and well-being. 


The Atlantic | December 22, 2022

How Glass Frogs Weave the World’s Best Invisibility Cloak

Featuring Junjie Yao

Junjie Yao helps decipher how a species of frog becomes a master of camouflage with the help of modern biomedical imaging techniques.


National Institutes of Health | December 19, 2022

Injectable, Radioactive Gel Synergizes With Chemotherapy to Shrink Pancreatic Tumors

Featuring Ashutosh Chilkoti

The National Institutes of Health covers a recent study from Ashutosh Chilkoti that investigates a new form of brachytherapy where radiation is delivered to a tumor by injecting a radioactive biopolymer directly to the site. 


Tech Explorist | December 7, 2022

A Small Glowing Protein Allows Peering Into Living Tissues

Featuring Junjie Yao

Junjie Yao demonstrates proteins that emit longer wavelengths of near-infrared light to help create detailed, hi-res biomedical images.