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February 06, 2023

Synthetic Compartments Stop Pathogens from Sharing Antibiotic Resistance Genes

Emerging field of synthetic condensates isolates or traps together biomolecules to control cellular processes

February 06, 2015

Wiesner and Daubechies Named National Academy of Engineering Members

Mark Wiesner and Ingrid Daubechies have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers

February 03, 2015

Creating Virtual Wind for Physical Turbines

With a grant from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program, graduate student Jenni Rinker will put a more accurate wind in the sails of turbine simulators.

January 30, 2015

Mikkelsen Wins AFOSR Young Investigator Award

Maiken Mikkelsen will use the award to continue her research into making fluorescent molecules emit light much faster than their natural rates.

January 29, 2015

A Chat with Dean Simmons

Duke Engineering legend retiring after 37 years of service

January 28, 2015

Hoffman Wins National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award

Hoffman is a pioneer in the nascent field of mechanobiology.

January 27, 2015

Michael Bergin: Studying Tiny Particles with a Giant Global Impact

How do pollution and particulate matter affect the global environment and human health?

January 23, 2015

More to Lightning Than Meets the Eye

There’s much more to a lightning bolt than meets the eye, and engineers at Duke University have invented an improved way of tracking these hidden phenomena.

January 21, 2015

Every Snowflake Is Not Unique

They all share one architecture, determined by the way heat flows.

January 16, 2015

Brown to Lead U.S. Army in Engineering Science Research

Brown will play a pivotal role in identifying critical research opportunities and programs, providing technical advice to the engineering sciences director

January 13, 2015

First Contracting Human Muscle Grown in Laboratory

Researchers at Duke University report the first lab-grown, contracting human muscle, which could revolutionize drug discovery and personalized medicine.