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Undergraduates rapidly prototype biomedical devices on Duke’s 3D metal printer
The face of America’s energy grid is changing rapidly with the constant addition of small-scale solar panel installations. But due to a lack of detailed information, that portrait looks more like a Picasso than a Rembrandt. Earlier this year, the United States hit a benchmark of one million solar installations, generating enough electricity to power 5.7 million homes. That number is expected to double in just two years.
Electrical engineers at Duke University have created the world's first electromagnetic metamaterial made without any metal. The device's ability to absorb electromagnetic energy without heating up has direct applications in imaging, sensing and lighting.
Duke University researchers have found hazardous levels of mercury hundreds of miles downstream from Peruvian gold mines.
Three Duke University sophomores converted small chunks of frozen bird flesh into tubes of purified DNA that was then sent to China for full-genome sequencing. Their work was a part of the Avian Phylogenomics Project, an international scientific effort that compared the whole genomes of 48 bird species.
The following speech was delivered at the Notre Dame Forum on the topic of "What Notre Dame Graduates Need to Know."
A professor at Duke University created a low-tech anaerobic digester, a toilet system that relies on biogas (produced by bacteria when they break down the human waste), to help people across the globe safely dispose human waste.
Testimony to the House Committee on Science and Technology Subcommittee on research and science education status of visas and other policies for foreign students and scholars.
As a response to the findings of an institutional assessment, Duke university has a three-pronged, overlapping approach to enhancing the success of incoming Duke students who have traditionally struggled the most in the STEM curriculum.