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

Nature | May 24, 2023

Quantum Computers: What Are They Good For?

Featuring Jungsang Kim

ECE Professor Jungsang Kim explains how his group is partnering with Hyundai to use quantum computers to make machine learning algorithms that recognize road signs much more efficient.


Materials Today | May 24, 2023

New Electrolyte Material Identifies as Both Solid and Liquid

Featuring Olivier Delaire

MEMS Professor Olivier Delaire has helped uncover the atomic mechanisms that make a class of compounds called argyrodites attractive candidates for both solid-state battery electrolytes and thermoelectric energy converters.


STAT | May 23, 2023

In Its First Tough Test, Crispr Epigenome Editing Cuts Cholesterol Levels in Monkeys

Featuring Charles Gersbach

Tune Therapeutics, a company spun out of the laboratory of BME Professor Charles Gersbach, has demonstrated that its CRISPR-based technology can modulate gene regulation in monkeys to cut LDL, or "bad" cholesterol, by more than 50%. 


STAT | May 12, 2023

Proposed Rules to Protect Health Data in an Era of Abortion Bans Fall Short

Featuring Jessilyn Dunn

BME Professor Jessilyn Dunn joins DCRI and Duke Medicine faculty in an opinion piece that argues a draft from the Biden administration for a new rule that places new prohibitions on certain disclosures of personal health information that may be used to punish care seekers and care providers in the conduct of lawful health care falls short of its mark. 


Spectrum News 1 | May 10, 2023

Technology of the Future Features Fully Recyclable Electronics

Featuring Aaron Franklin

ECE Professor Aaron Franklin's laboratory is testing fully recyclable electronics made of biodegradable and recyclable carbons that use only water in the production and recycling process. 


Communications of the ACM | May 9, 2023

Neuromorphic Computing

Featuring Helen Li

ECE Professor and Chair Helen Li is profiled in the Communications of the ACM.


KDBC/The National Desk | May 5, 2023

Artificial Intelligence, Part 4: What's Next For AI? To Regulate, Or Not To Regulate?

Featuring Cynthia Rudin


News AKMI | May 3, 2023

A Scientific Exploration of Big Juicy Butts

Featuring Sonia Grego

ECE Professor Sonia Grego talks about her lab's efforts to turn waste flushed down porcelain bowls into a noninvasive health tool.


Civil Engineering Magazine | May 3, 2023

The State of Civil Engineering Education

Featuring Dean Jerome P. Lynch

Vinik Dean of Engineering Jerome P. Lynch joins a conversation about engineering education trends and the steps educators should take to prepare students who are ready to tackle today’s global challenges.


Wall Street Journal | May 1, 2023

Gene-Edited Cells Move Science Closer to Repairing Damaged Hearts

Featuring Nenad Bursac

BME Professor Nenad Bursac comments about the advantages of using a "heart patch" to try to repair damaged hearts rather than an injection.