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August 04, 2021

Duke Professors to Lead Nationwide Effort to Diversify Participation in Computing

New $10 million grant looks to increase computing entry, retention and degree completion rates of students from historically underrepresented groups

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August 05, 2021

Borsuk Appointed to U.S. EPA Science Advisory Board

Mark Borsuk will use his wealth of experience and knowledge on assessing environmental risk to help guide the agency's programs and plans

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August 04, 2021

Robotic Scanner Automates Diagnostic Imaging in the Eye

By removing the need for highly trained technicians, the imaging tool could make it easier to diagnose eye diseases outside of specialized clinics

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August 03, 2021 | Duke Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies

New Mice Enable CRISPR-based Epigenome Editing in Living Animals

Researchers have developed two new transgenic mouse lines that will enable broad studies into gene regulation

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August 02, 2021 | Duke Translation and Commercialization

Tyrata Automated Tire Monitoring Safely Extends Bus Tire Life by 12%

GoDurham bus system saves $1,000 annually per vehicle with Tyrata’s IntelliTread tire monitoring system

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August 02, 2021

‘Network of Networks’ to Advance International Efforts for Sustainable Materials

Duke-led INFRAMES initiative will connect researchers across fields and nations to build the collaborations and resources needed to study the sustainability of tomorrow’s materials

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July 29, 2021 | Duke Today

NSF Launches Artificial Intelligence Center at Duke

The new $20 Million, 5-Year effort led by Yiran Chen aims to improve mobile systems and networks with AI

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July 27, 2021

Setting Boundaries Helps Machine Learning Find One-in-a-Trillion Solutions

New “neural-adjoint” machine learning method can help researchers find optimal solutions in extremely large design spaces such as dielectric metamaterials for communications

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July 26, 2021 | Center for International and Global Studies

An Exciting Step Towards a Shared Research-Policy Agenda in "Artisanal and Small-scale Gold Mining"

Stakeholders from academia, NGOs, industry, government, and international organizations convene to identify the most pressing questions in the ASGM sector

Steve Cummer

July 26, 2021

Catching Waves

Duke ECE’s Steven Cummer, the William H. Younger Distinguished Professor of Engineering, discusses new metamaterials research in this Q&A– and explains why invisibility paint is not on the horizon

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July 22, 2021 | Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Buzz About Thermoelectrics Heats Up With Promising New Magnesium-Based Materials

Researchers have gained new fundamental insights into two magnesium-based that have the potential to significantly outperform traditional thermoelectric designs