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January 19, 2023

Crushing Cylinders in the Name of Science

Sophomore Sage Cooley gets manuscript accepted in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London by buckling hundreds of 3D-printed cylinders

February 05, 2013

Recreating Natural Complex Gene Regulation

Duke University bioengineers have created a system they believe can benefit gene therapy research and the burgeoning field of synthetic biology

January 31, 2013

Novel Materials Shake Ship Scum

Ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch.

January 29, 2013

Duke's Slow-Release "Jelly" is a Novel Drug Deliverer

May overcome major hurdles facing a promising new class of peptide drugs to treat diabetes and cancer

January 15, 2009

Next Generation Cloaking Device Demonstrated

Duke engineers have produced a device with a broad frequency bandwidth

December 01, 2006

Invisibility Cloak Lands Duke Engineers on ‘Scientific American 50′

Two researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have been named to the "Scientific American 50" for their work on developing an "invisibility cloak."

October 19, 2006

First Demonstration of a Working Invisibility Cloak

A team led by scientists at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering has demonstrated the first working "invisibility cloak." The cloak deflects microwave beams so they flow around a "hidden" object inside with little distortion, making it appear almost as if nothing were there at all.

Marie Foote Reel, left, and Muriel Theodorsen Williams, members of the Class of 1946.

December 01, 1986

Duke's First Women Engineers Remembered

In 1986, a student profiled the first two female graduates of Duke's College of Engineering

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