Posts tagged “Duke”
Organized just this semester, the weekend event draws student inventors from across the southeast. Top prize goes to a team that turns sign language into speech through use of an amazing glove. Duke senior Dennis Li helped put the event together, and Adam Klein of The American Underground gives the tech showcase a big thumbs up.
UNC is leading four other institutions in conducting cybersecurity in cloud computing. Read more about the federally funded research project.
What does best-selling author and Duke professor Dan Ariely have in common with some of the best-known names in business, economics and government? He's on the latest "50 Most Influential" list from Bloomberg Markets Magazine.
Corporations wants to jump onto the social media bandwagon. But companies so far have yet to see much bang for their buck, according to a survey of marketing executives conducted by Duke University.
The organizers of the North Carolina Next Generation Network project are wading through a larger than expected response from a variety of partnerships and firms that want to help build an ultra-high speed Internet project across the Triangle and Triad. The NCNGN project manager says the timeline for picking the builders is "fluid" but backers "hope the service will begin by the fourth quarter 2014." The full story is available to WRALTechWire Insiders
The Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology, better known as COIN, is giving an extended lease on life, and a host of startups land seed capital for growth in what could be the largest N.C. Biotech Center grants the state will see for a long while due to budget cuts.
Shares in Regado Biosciences show some significant appeal to investors on IPO day, jumping more than 30 percent at one point before fading. The company is commercializing technology developed at Duke University.
A new Duke University institute intended to foster innovation from Duke Health is having its coming out party. Read how the institute plans to bring new ideas to health care.
A compound derived from fish oil showed the ability to reduce pain in a Duke University study, suggesting it could be developed into an alternative to addictive opioid pain meds.
Duke researchers have developed a biomaterial that could improve upon current techniques for treating degenerative disc disease. Read more about the research.
A Duke University study found that hours of gaming could be responsible for training the brain to make faster decisions from processing visual information.
A blood vessel grown in a lab was implanted in the first U.S. patient this week. Read more about Humacyte, the RTP firm that developed this regenerative medicine technology.
Asia tops all regions in the emphasis CFOs place on corporate social responsibility. Read more findings from Duke University's quarterly survey of global financial executives.