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June 08, 2022 | Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) Blog

Climate Engineering: Would Solar radiation Modification Increase or Decrease Overall Risk?

Duke risk engineers write that a consideration in deciding whether to pursue solar radiation modification to offset global warming should be a comparison of climate risk reduction against the severity of any countervailing risks

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May 12, 2022 | Duke Interdisciplinary Studies

Summer 2022: PhD student Rachel Lau to Study Landslides with JPL

One of 10 Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants provided by Duke's provost has allowed Lau to take an internship with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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April 01, 2022

Merging Policy and Technology for a Resilient Water System

New CEE faculty member Andrew Jones III is pursuing ways to remove tough biofilms and bring water equity to communities

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March 22, 2022 | Duke Today

Duke Scientists Find Brain Network That Makes Mice Mingle

A collection of coordinated brain regions predicts and directs social behavior

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November 23, 2021 | Duke Today

Duke Science and Technology is 'Accepting the Challenge'

The faculty recruitment and retention effort, called Duke Science and Technology, will give the university resources to expand core strengths in Duke’s research, extending to nearly every corner of the university.

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November 17, 2021

Identifying Exposure Risks from Common Household Chemicals in Durham Homes

$1 million Durham study to examine exposure from chemicals in building materials and consumer products and evaluate mitigation strategies to reduce exposures during pregnancy

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June 08, 2021 | Duke Today

$100 Million to Advance Duke Science and Technology Research

The Duke Endowment of Charlotte, N.C., is supporting Duke University’s efforts to expand its faculty in computation, materials science and the resilience of the body and brain by completing the second phase of a $100 million investment. This is the largest award Duke University has ever received.

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March 03, 2021 | Duke Today

Amid a Pandemic, New and Renovated Buildings Open

Mitchell Vann, the director of Facilities for the Pratt School of Engineering, knows that the Duke community will find a lot to be proud of in the Wilkinson Building.

WaSH-AID team member Molly Matlock conducting wastewater sampling

March 03, 2021

Comparing the Swab to the Sewer

Duke pilot testing effectiveness of campus wastewater sampling to detect SARS-CoV-2, and comparing it to nasal swabs

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February 04, 2021

Re-Engineering the Consumer Product Life Cycle

Duke civil and environmental engineers are working to make raw materials more sustainable and reimagining how we deal with harmful waste

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