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

Forbes | May 18, 2019

Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn emphasizes the need to think about what's going on under the hood of wearable technology for human health at the Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium.


IEEE Spectrum | May 17, 2019

Ultrafast Motion-Planning Chip Could Make Autonomous Cars Safer

Featuring Dan Sorin

ECE Professor Daniel Sorin's motion-planning processor company RealTime Robotics begins its entry into the realm of autonomous vehicles. 


Wired | May 16, 2019

Researchers Are Using Machine Learning to Screen for Autism in Children

Featuring Guillermo Sapiro

Guillermo Sapiro works with Geraldine Dawson to try to use Amazon Web Services and tools called TensorFlow and PyTorch to build machine learning algorithms that can use facial recognition to connect children's facial expressions and eye movements to the appropriate human emotions and attention patterns to detect early signs of autism.


Duke Cancer Institute | May 14, 2019

Liquid Biopsies Smooth The Way For Personalized Medicine

Featuring Tony Jun Huang

Tony Jun Huang is developing acoustofluidic technology to gently separate circulating cancer cells from biological fluids to further the pursuit of liquid biopsies. 


UNC-TV | May 6, 2019

Cornhole with a Scientist: Robotics

Featuring Dan Sorin

ECE Professor Dan Sorin takes on UNC-TV producer Frank Graf as he explains how motion planning for robotics is evolving with his specialized microprocessors.


IBM News Room | April 29, 2019

Leading Universities Partner with IBM to Accelerate Joint Research and Drive Educational Opportunities in Quantum Computing

Featuring Ken Brown

The laboratory of Ken Brown joins the IBM Q Network to continue their joint work in the area of quantum error correction.


Science | April 24, 2019

Lab-Grown Patch of Heart Muscle and Other Cells Could Fix Ailing Hearts

Featuring Nenad Bursac


New Atlas | April 16, 2019

CRISPR Breakthrough Uses "Hairpin Lock" for More Precise Genetic Engineering

Featuring Charles Gersbach

Chalres Gersbach has created an RNA "lock" that can apparently make the CRISPR genetic engineering system far more precise, and it works with all kinds of CRISPR variations.


Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News | April 16, 2019

AI Technique Opens Door for Accelerated Progress in Neuroscience Research

Featuring Yiyang Gong, Sina Farsiu

Yiyang Gong and Sina Farsiu show an automated process can trace the shapes of active neurons as accurately as human researchers can, but in a fraction of the time.


Hakai Magazine | April 8, 2019

Microbes in Ballast Water Show Where a Ship Came From

Featuring Claudia Gunsch

Claudia Gunsch shows that a rapid scan of the environmental DNA in ballast water can show whether ships are following rules meant to prevent the spread of invasive species and disease.