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


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. 


Port City Daily | August 2, 2020

Preliminary Study: State’s Highest Levels of ‘Forever Chemicals’ Found in Cape Fear’s Raw Water Supply

Featuring Lee Ferguson

CEE Professor Lee Ferguson continues to work with colleagues state-wide to identify high levels of PFAS chemicals in state water supplies.


Spectroscopy | July 30, 2020

Spectroscopy for Medicine: From SERS, Laser-Induced Fluorescence, and Biosensors to Analytical Nanotools

Featuring Tuan Vo-Dinh

BME Professor Tuan Vo-Dinh talks about developing multiple sensor technologies useful for medical research and diagnostics.

Clinical Neurophysiology | July 14, 2020

Morse Code for the Brain: An Interview With Dr. Warren Grill

Featuring Warren Grill


Interesting Engineering | July 13, 2020

Scientists Create First Cartilage Gel Strong Enough For Knees

Featuring Ken Gall

MEMS Professor Ken Gall and Chemistry/MEMS Professor Benjamin Wiley demonstrate an artificial material that is durable and able to withstand heavy loads as well as human cartilage.