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July 4, 2016

An Undergraduate Hands-on Research Experience in Bolivia

As part of an undergraduate course, several undergraduate students from Duke visit Bolivia to measure key components of air and water contamination in collaboration with the Universidad Mayor de San Andres in La Paz.

Taj Mahal

February 11, 2015 | Duke Research Blog

Research, New Polices Protect 'The Lungs of India'

You can’t see into the lungs of the people of Agra, India, home of the Taj Mahal. But just a glance at what should be pristine white marble domes of the local landmark shows that air quality is a major concern.

January 27, 2015 | Duke Engineering News

Michael Bergin: Studying Tiny Particles with a Giant Global Impact

An expert on aerosols, Mike Bergin studies the environmental and human health effects of natural and manmade microscopic particles floating all around the Earth’s atmosphere. Ranging in size from a few nanometers to tens of microns, particulate matter can be released into the air through everything from the burning of fossil fuels and biomass to the kicking up of mass quantities of dust through industrial construction and agricultural activity.