Duke MEMS in the News

Check out the latest media coverage of Duke mechanical engineering and materials science research and education.

Interesting Engineering |

Spaceship-Like Disc Detects Colon Cancer With Sound-Driven Droplet Vibration

Discover the innovative spaceship-like disc that allows quick and precise tests for cancer

Upworthy |

Why Time Seems to Accelerate as We Get Older and What We Can Do to Slow It Down

Adrian Bejan's theory of time perception changing as we age due to neural processing speeds is featured amongst several others.

The Daily Mail |

Scientists Reveal Why Time Seems to Speed Up as We Age

An article exploring why most adults have said “time flies” at one time or another as they age explores MEMS Professor Adrian Bejan’s theory that the phenomenon has something to do with how quickly sensory signals are processed by our brains.

Psychology Today |

How to Slow Down Time (No, Really)

MEMS Professor Adrian Bejan says that as we age, the rate at which we process visual information slows down, contributing to our experience of time speeding up.

DOE Office of Science |

Halide Perovskite Material Exhibits Liquid-Like Atomic Vibrations

MEMS Professor Olivier Delaire provides a new route to designing materials with tunable optical and thermal behaviors.

Materials Today |

New Electrolyte Material Identifies as Both Solid and Liquid

MEMS Professor Olivier Delaire has helped uncover the atomic mechanisms that make a class of compounds called argyrodites attractive candidates for both solid-state battery electrolytes and thermoelectric energy converters.

WRAL Tech Wire |

Custom Surgical Implants: 3D Printing Plus AI Is Tech Behind RTP Startup Restor3d

MEMS Professor Ken Gall's medical device startup restor3d wants to make the surgical process more personal – and more effective.

The Telegraph India |

Wanted, a Body

Boyuan Chen

BBC World Service CrowdScience |

Do We Have a Sense of Time?

CrowdScience listener Marie, in Sweden, has always had trouble with time. She wants to know if time is a sense, like our other senses. Duke professor Adrian Bejan answers.

The New York Times |

Can Intelligence Be Separated From the Body?

MEMS Professor Boyuan Chen has some thoughts on whether AI can ever truly be intelligent without a body to interact with the world. “I believe that intelligence can’t be born without having the perspective of physical embodiments.”