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


Skraps of Brilliance | September 8, 2020

Professor Warren Grill Part 2

Featuring Warren Grill

In part 2 of the interview, Warren eloquently describes a neuromodulation theory in layman terms.


Atlas Obscura | August 27, 2020

The Electrifying Science of Jellyfish Sprites, Explained

Featuring Steve Cummer

ECE Professor Steve Cummer helps explain how why it sometimes looks like red tentacles are dangling in the sky.


CNBC | August 26, 2020

Covid-19 Has Caused a Spike in Demand For Infrared Technology, But There Are Limitations

Featuring Po-Chun Hsu

MEMS Professor Po-Chun Hsu talks about how infrared camera technology is being leveraged to try to spot cases of COVID-19


Skraps of Brilliance | August 24, 2020

Professor Warren Grill, Part 1

Featuring Warren Grill

In the first of a two-part episode with BME Professor Warren Grill, we learn how cars, a failed letter of recommendation, and sailing led him to where he is today.


Bloomberg CityLab | August 24, 2020

Wearable Tech Enters the Fight Against Covid-19

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn is running a study that uses smartwatches and surveys to attempt to identify cases of COVID-19 before people themselves realize they're infected. 


Triangle Business Journal | August 19, 2020

Duke University Spin-Out Scores FDA Approval

Featuring Ken Gall

MEMS Professor Ken Gall's spin-out Deep Blue Medical Advances announced it got the green light from the FDA for its "T-Line Hernia Mesh" a solution for abdominal surgery.


OneZero | August 19, 2020

A.I. Can Make Music, Screenplays, and Poetry. What About a Movie?

Featuring David Carlson

CEE Professor David Carlson believes someone will eventually attempt to make an AI program that can create on-demand movies based on a watcher's desires.


Department of Energy Science Highlights | August 14, 2020

Elongated Ring Polymers Get Tied Up in Knots

Featuring Michael Rubinstein

MEMS Professor Michael Rubinstein works with a team to computationally demonstrate the existence of a fluid that ties itself in knots and becomes more viscous under low flow dynamics.


labroots | August 10, 2020

Supervillain Alert! New Tech IDs Drug-Resistant Superbugs.

Featuring Lingchong You

BME Professor Lingchong You uses machine learning to identify strains of bacteria based on their growth dynamics.


The Ophthalmologist | August 7, 2020

Scattered Light

Featuring Adam Wax

BME's Adam Wax has developed a light-scattering technique to screen for Alzheimer's disease.