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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

July 30, 2013

Making Summer Matter: Improving Health Care Through Engineering World Health

Helping hospitals and clinics repair medical equipment at the National Hospital de Quetzaltenango in Xela

July 16, 2013

Duke Bioengineers Develop New Approach to Regenerate Back Discs

Cell therapies may stop or reverse the pain and disability of degenerative disc disease and the loss of material between vertebrae, according to Duke scientists

July 10, 2013

Teaching machines to watch TV

Leslie Collins' signal processing group is working to turn moving pictures into data that could be analyzed statistically

July 10, 2013

Shaping data

Mathematician and computer science/ECE professor John Harer and his collaborators want to unwind the variety of biological clocks found in cells

July 10, 2013

Probability, not certainty

David Dunson is a statistician who helps neuroscientists and physicians to better diagnose illnesses.

July 10, 2013

The art of analysis

ngrid Daubechies has been collecting information about artworks, trying to understand the differences between originals and copies

July 10, 2013

Geometries of Data

At Duke: From molecules to threat detection

July 10, 2013

Data-based detective work

New faculty member Guillermo Sapiro is particularly excited by the new directions his work is taking in this highly interdisciplinary environment

July 10, 2013

Big Data, Big Insights

The new Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) brings together a supergroup of experts to translate massive data into major breakthroughs—in arenas from homeland security to human health.

July 09, 2013

Pressure Cooker on Steroids Treats Human Waste

Like alchemists, engineers from Duke University and the University of Missouri are developing a process to turn sewage into drinkable water, energy and useful byproducts at a cost of less than a nickel per person per day.