CEINT News

October 1, 2010
Bojeong Kim is first author on a recent CEINT-sponsored research paper published in Environmental Science and Technology titled, "Discovery and Characterization of Silver Sulfide Nanoparticles in...
October 1, 2010
Stacey Louie is a 2010 recipient of the EPA STAR (Science to Achieve Results) fellowship. Louie is a doctoral student studying at Carnegie Mellon University, under the guidance of faculty adviser Dr...
July 29, 2010
The cleanliness of our water faces pressures from many directions. More factories mean more discharges, a growing population leads to more wastewater, and more runoff from lawns and farms carries...
April 4, 2010
For the second consecutive year, the Center for the Environmental Implications for NanoTechnology (CEINT), headquartered at Duke University, has partnered with the NISE Network (Nanoscale Informal...
April 3, 2010
Christina Arnaout is a honorable mention recipient for the 2010 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Competition. An environmental engineering Ph.D. student at Duke...
March 9, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky., Victor Macrinici, a high school student at Paul Laurence Dunbar in Lexington won first place in the environmental science category at the Central Kentucky Regional Science and...
December 21, 2009
For his work probing the environmental implications of the burgeoning field of nanotechnology, Mark Wiesner, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Duke University, was elected as a...
November 4, 2009
For centuries, the forces of weather and winds have sent more than 500 ships to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off North Carolina’s coast. Some were also brought down by another terrifying force...
September 14, 2009
DURHAM, N.C. – The same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human health. However, little is known which...
August 18, 2009
DURHAM, N.C. – Naturally occurring organic matter in water and sediment appears to play a key role in helping microbes convert tiny particles of mercury in the environment into a form that is...