Clusters of chronic kidney disease have long plagued residents of rural Sri Lanka. Learn why Duke researchers can point to a likely cause: Roundup in the affected communities’ drinking water.
Why does some coal ash leach more toxic elements than others? Take a closer look at the problem with Duke engineers using the National Synchrotron Light Source II.
The government of the Maldives said they’d put an end to open trash burning. Learn how Duke engineers used satellite imagery to see if they could still spot trash plumes from space.
See how Duke CEE PhD student Shannon Plunkett navigates highly complicated logistics to collect soil and water samples from the interior of the Amazon.
A Climate+ team figures out what real-world interventions could reduce the urban heat island effect in Durham, North Carolina. Get the takeaways here.
We've grown by 35% over the last two years.
Henry Petroski, who demystified engineering with literary examinations of the designs and failures of large structures like buildings and bridges, as well as everyday items like the pencil and the toothpick, died in June in Durham, N.C. He was 81.
Duke Engineers have garnered a lot of attention this summer and fall. Find out which faculty and students were recognized this spring for their outstanding achievements and contributions.
A Durham pre-K class visits an exploratory geothermal drill site to learn a little bit about clean, renewable energy.
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Anya Dias-Hawkins (far right) was named "Bridge Builder of the Year" by Engineers in Action. Anya led a team that constructed a pedestrian bridge in Eswatini this summer.
“It's an open question whether clean energy is, really, clean.”
—DUKE CEE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR LEE FERGUSON
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