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September 10, 2020

Sound Waves Replace Human Hands in Petri Dish Experiments

Three proof-of-concept prototypes seek to make contactless ‘acoustic tweezer’ technology available to a wide array of laboratories

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September 04, 2020

‘Floppy’ Atomic Dynamics Help Turn Heat into Electricity

‘Cold neutrons’ uncover atomic dynamics that give thermoelectric materials low-heat conductivity

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September 03, 2020

Sophisticated Modeling Boosts Split Ventilators to Emergency FDA Review

Duke engineers and clinicians devise a system for ensuring patients receive just the right amount of air

MEMS Seminar: Professor Jeffrey M. Rickman, Lehigh University

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenter: Professor Jeffrey M. Rickman

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Triangle Business Journal | August 19, 2020

Duke University Spin-Out Scores FDA Approval

Featuring Ken Gall

Department of Energy Science Highlights | August 14, 2020

Elongated Ring Polymers Get Tied Up in Knots

Featuring Michael Rubinstein

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major externally funded materials research centers: Autonomous Materials Design and Biomolecular & Tissue Engineering

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Top 20

in U.S. mechanical engineering faculty research productivity —Academic Analytics

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$10.1 million

in new research awards in fiscal year 2019

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of Duke MEMS students have a job or job offers at graduation—2019 survey