CEINT News

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...
May 20, 2009
DURHAM, N.C. Without knowing how much of an industrial chemical is being produced, it is almost impossible for scientists to determine if it poses any threat to the environment or human health....
October 2, 2008
A team of materials scientists and toxicologists announced the formation of a new international research alliance to establish protocols for reproducible toxicological testing of nanomaterials in...
September 20, 2008
The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have awarded $14.4 million to create the Center for Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT) to explore...