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Recent research highlights from our 12 schools and seven signature institutes, plus a few other places. Please use the filter check-boxes below to narrow your search.

Ingrid Daubechies is the James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University. Photo by Les Todd, Duke Photography.
Aug 1, 2016
Training computers to find patterns in massive datasets from medicine to art history
Neutralizing acidic forest soils boosts tree growth but causes a spike in nitrogen export, researchers find.
Jun 24, 2016
Fixing the damage done to U.S. forests is easier said than done
Robotic Motion Planning
Jun 24, 2016
New processor helps robots quickly map future movements
Jun 24, 2016
Dave Johnston, director of the Unoccupied Systems Facility at Duke’s Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina.
Jun 2, 2016
Research aims to understand shark behavior in coastal waters
Charmaine D. M. Royal is an associate professor of African and African American Studies and director of the Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference at the Social Science Research Institute, Duke University.
Jun 2, 2016
Charmaine Royal and colleagues question the use of race in precision medicine
Duke SSRI research mobile
May 20, 2016
Mobile research lab visits South Carolina flood victims