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September 23, 2022

An AI Message Decoder Based on Bacterial Growth Patterns

New encryption method uses simulated bacterial growth based on specific initial conditions to form patterns corresponding to letters

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September 14, 2022

Expanding the STEM Pipeline’s Flow Rate in Durham

Students from Durham, NC, learn engineering fundamentals through two summer outreach programs at Duke

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September 13, 2022

Nanorattles Shake Up New Possibilities for Disease Detection

New nanoparticle shape can greatly enhance signals from multiple separate biomarkers at once, accurately detecting head and neck cancers without biopsies to improve global health

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September 13, 2022 | Duke University School of Medicine

Duke Engineering-hosted Cryo-EM is a Workhorse in Search for a Vaccine for HIV

Cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) rapidly creates high-resolution images of the smallest pieces of proteins at the atomic level.

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September 13, 2022 | A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

Duke Welcomes Newest Clark Scholars from 8 US States, Australia and Ghana

Through tight-knit cohorts, the unique endowed program provides financial aid, dedicated advising, a summer bridge program, and opportunities for research and entrepreneurship.

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September 03, 2022

Artemis I Moon Mission: Collaboration with Duke Researchers to Send Manikins to Measure Radiation

The models will collect valuable data about the radiation levels astronauts face as they travel through space

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August 29, 2022

Microbial Communities Stay Healthy By Swapping Knowledge

High levels of horizontal gene transfer could help researchers engineer useful microbiomes independent of unstable population dynamics

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August 25, 2022 | Duke Today

Meet the QuadEx Faculty Fellows

Through their engagement with quad communities, fellows will support undergraduate intellectual exploration outside of the classroom

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August 23, 2022 | Duke Today

Patient Wearables, Meds-by-Tattoo, Pollution Detection & Ag Tech Among 2022 Duke Science & Technology Seed Grants

This year’s DST Seed Grant winners represent the great potential for significant medical, engineering and scientific contributions to region and nation.

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August 18, 2022 | Duke Government Relations

Back to School and Biomedical Engineering: Get to Know Daniel Reker

Five questions with BME Professor Daniel Reker on using machine learning and modeling to explore how drugs, excipients and nanoparticles behave once they enter the body

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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