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A researcher samples a well in rural Sri Lanka Featured

October 11, 2023

Roundup Ingredient Connected to Epidemic Levels of Chronic Kidney Disease

Hard water is contaminated with glyphosate complexes in Sri Lankan communities plagued by chronic kidney disease

Participants at a Tech Arts and Crafts workshop sit around a table with their laptops open, smiling at the camera

October 10, 2023

STEM has Style

STEM educators and fashion entrepreneurs team up to change perceptions of computing and engineering through ‘TechArts and Crafts’ workshops

Lee Ferguson

October 09, 2023 | Nicholas School of the Environment

The Next Frontier in Forever Chemicals: Environmental Implications of Clean Energy

As the world endeavors to extricate itself from a carbon economy in favor of clean energy, Lee Ferguson is working to shed light on the potential environmental risks posed by bis-perfluoroalkyl sulfonimides, a primary electrolyte in lithium-ion batteries

Yiran Chen

October 09, 2023 | Georgia State University

Athena Joins $10M Grant to Advance Research in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Edge Computing

The Athena research center is partnering with Georgia State University to focus on human-robot interaction, 3D virtual environment reconstruction, edge computing and trustworthy AI

Jeffrey Glass

October 05, 2023

Duke ECE Professor Joins NSF-funded Visioning Group

Jeffrey Glass will collaborate with leaders in academia, industry, governmental and non-profit groups to develop bold new paths for the field of engineering

Samira Musah

October 04, 2023

Samira Musah Awarded $1.5 Million in NIH High-Risk, High-Reward Grants

Through a National Institutes of Health Innovator Award, Samira Musah will explore how to repair damaged kidney cells

A frog swimming underwater

October 03, 2023

The Rhythm is Gonna Get You (Moving Faster)

Research demonstrates the power of rhythm as a design element in evolution and robotics

A young child at a table in a yellow shirt pointing a finger at a bubble on a tablet screen

October 02, 2023

Tablet-based AI App Measures Multiple Behavioral Indicators to Screen for Autism

A 10-minute app can accurately screen for autism in children by automatically detecting a wide range of behavioral characteristics, going beyond one indicator of autism

October 02, 2023 | Duke OTC

University Startups Come Together to Pitch 50+ Elite Investors

Several Duke BME faculty came together to showcase the Triangle's cutting-edge biotech ecosystem and solutions to critical human health challenges

October 02, 2023 | Duke OTC

Aspirion Acquires Infinia ML, an established leader in AI and Machine Learning

Infinia ML will operate as Aspirion’s research and development engine to further its AI capabilities to drive improved financial performance for healthcare providers across the nation.

two researchers sample water at the river's edge

September 28, 2023

Sampling from the Middle

CEE PhD student Shannon Plunkett finds the most valuable tool in designing mercury studies in the Amazon to be a long-held—and expanding—Duke network