Research News

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January 10, 2018

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric Fields

Confirming a theoretical model required blasting a sample at 3,000 degrees with neutrons

A closer look at the target of frozen solution that contains the building blocks for the solar cell material.

January 03, 2018

Laser Evaporation Technology to Create New Solar Materials

Delicate hybrid organic-inorganic crystals open new possibilities for light-based technologies

cell stained green

January 02, 2018

A Safer Route to Ultrasonic Therapy

Microbeads allow ultrasonic waves to stimulate cells more safely

Leila Bridgeman

November 01, 2017

Leila Bridgeman: Controlling the Robots of Tomorrow

New faculty member Leila Bridgeman develops the theories underlying the systems that control autonomous machines

September 21, 2017

Christine Payne: Investigating Interactions between Cells and Engineered Materials

New faculty member Christine Payne studies the complex ways cells interact with engineered materials, from nanoparticles in the environment to electrically active polymers

Michael Rubinstein joins Duke from UNC

September 21, 2017

Michael Rubinstein: A Collaborative Approach to Soft-Matter Engineering and Science

New faculty member Michael Rubinstein creates polymeric models to bridge scientific disciplines and advance soft-matter research.

MEMS Chair Ken Gall founded Vertera Spine during his time at Georgia Tech

September 18, 2017

Duke-Georgia Tech Spinal Implant Start-Up Acquired by NuVasive

The start-up founded by MEMS Chair Ken Gall pioneered a novel porous PEEK technology

 Pappu Lab)

September 07, 2017

Pushing Science and Engineering to Create New Soft Materials

Engineering team part of prestigious NSF initiative

Catherine Brinson

August 25, 2017

Catherine Brinson: Finding Hard Answers for Soft Matter

New faculty member Catherine Brinson is developing tools and conducting basic research that will provide a springboard for the field of soft matter

microbot origami

August 07, 2017

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes assembled and pre-programmed by magnetic fields capture and transport single cells

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