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September 28, 2022

Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is here. Here’s what you should know about flooding, floodwater contaminants, and those baffling spaghetti models

February 18, 2014

Gene Therapy Might Grow Replacement Tissue Inside the Body

Duke researchers use gene therapy to direct stem cells into becoming new cartilage on a synthetic scaffold even after implantation into a living body

February 13, 2014

New Test Screens Wastewater Biosolids for Environmental Contaminants

Simple, inexpensive method assesses environmental and agricultural effects of treated waste used as fertilizer

January 31, 2014

Farshid Guilak Inaugural Recipient of Biomedical Engineering Society Innovator Award for Cell and Molecular Bioengineering

Professor of orthopaedic surgery, biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering and materials science at Duke

January 31, 2014

Pratt Senior Represents Duke on College Jeopardy! February 11

It may have taken seven years to ace the online quiz, but once Cameron Kim got to audition for a spot on Jeopardy’s college tournament, he made the most of it.

January 21, 2014

Charles Gersbach Named 2014 Outstanding New Investigator

By the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy

January 21, 2014

Dispersal Patterns Key to Invasive Species' Success

Bacterial test of a theory has implications for ecology and infectious disease

January 15, 2014

Former Fighter Pilot Steers Nation’s Course on Pilotless Drones

Mary "Missy" Cummings, is a faculty member in Duke's Pratt School of Engineering

January 09, 2014

'Superlens' Extends Range of Wireless Power Transfer

Duke University researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of wireless power transfer using low-frequency magnetic fields over distances much larger than the size of the transmitter and receiver.

January 03, 2014

Supercomputers Join Search for 'Cheapium'

Duke Engineers Use Brute Force Computing to Find New Materials

December 23, 2013

The Physics of Snowflakes

Adrian Bejan explains the physics behind the formation of a snowflake