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A podcast from Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, dedicated to the ingenious ways that engineers are solving society's toughest problems

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    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

A podcast from Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, dedicated to the ingenious ways that engineers are solving society's toughest problems

    The World's Coolest T-Shirt

    The World's Coolest T-Shirt

    Po-Chun Hsu is developing textiles that heat and cool at the individual level—a scaled-back approach to climate control that could help curb emissions in the U.S.

    • 18 min
    Scratch-Made Muscle

    Scratch-Made Muscle

    Duke professor of biomedical engineering Nenad Bursac is learning how muscles can recover from injury, by using stem cells to create new muscles from scratch.

    • 17 min
    Opening The Black Box

    Opening The Black Box

    Cynthia Rudin is a professor of computer science and electrical and computer engineering at Duke University, and a harsh critic of using black box algorithms in high-stakes decisions.

    • 14 min
    End Transmission

    End Transmission

    Duke professor David Katz works at the intersection of biomedical engineering and reproductive health. His research informs efforts to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases—most notably human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV.

    • 24 min
    Air Quality, Quick and Dirty

    Air Quality, Quick and Dirty

    Air pollution in India degrades everything from cultural heritage sites like the Taj Mahal to solar energy production. Duke civil and environmental engineering professor Mike Bergin is trying to fill in some of the knowledge gaps about what the pollution is and where it comes from, to better manage its effects.

    • 20 min
    Season 1 Trailer

    Season 1 Trailer

    Rate of Change is a new podcast from Duke Engineering, dedicated to the ingenious ways that engineers are solving society's toughest problems.

    • 53 sec

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