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March 20, 2023

Gigapixel 3D Microscope Captures Life in Unprecedented Detail

Stitching videos from dozens of cameras together provides unique 3D view of macroscopic experiments with microscopic detail

Alternate design for an emerging field-effect transistor made with nanomaterials.

August 02, 2022 | US National Institute of Standards & Technology

Duke ECE's Aaron Franklin Co-leads National Group on Field-Effect Transistors

The panel will suggest guidelines for assessing the performance of this emerging nanotechnology

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July 26, 2022 | Columbia University

New Duke MEMS Faculty Member Boyuan Chen Trains AI to Advance Physics

The AI observes physical phenomena to uncover relevant variables—a necessary precursor to any physics theory

Boyuan Chen

July 18, 2022

Boyuan Chen: Making General-Purpose Robots That Are Smarter and Self-Aware

The new Duke MEMS faculty member is developing robots that will help release human creativity

July 15, 2022 | Duke Graduate School

Connecting the Duke International Community through Slack

BME graduate student Anna Marie Gann helped develop a crowd-sourced platform to help connect Duke's international community

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July 15, 2022

Watching Primordial Neural Cells Grow in 3D Scaffolds to Heal Brain Injury

Tracking how neural progenitor cells respond to biochemical signals while moving and growing through a biocompatible jungle gym could help develop brain-healing biogels

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July 14, 2022 | Columbia University

Boyuan Chen, Now With Duke MEMS, Develops a Robotic Arm That Learns to Imagine Itself

A robot learns to perceive its own physical constraints

Warren Grill

July 12, 2022

Grill Team Wins Competitive Neuromod Prize

Warren Grill and his collaborators developed a winning vision for their neuromodulation therapy

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July 08, 2022 | Duke Government Relations

Creating Pathways to Diversify STEM: Get to Know Shani Daily of Duke ECE

Read about Shani Daily talking about federal support for her work, her start in computer science and ways to attract the next generation of students to her field

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July 07, 2022

Duke Rainforest XPRIZE Team Advances to Semifinals

An expedition to Costa Rica gave the Blue Devil Forest Divers the field experience they needed to effectively ID and count the rainforest’s residents

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July 06, 2022

Upside-Down Design Expands Wide-Spectrum Super-Camera Abilities

New design for plasmonic metasurfaces increases their frequency range while protecting them from the elements