News Archive for MEMS - biomechanics and biomaterials
May 16, 2017
New recipe uses overlooked DNA builder to simplify production of synthetic biomaterials
January 12, 2017
In his role as an internationally prominent Niels Bohr Professor, Duke’s David Needham has established the Center for Single Particle Science and Engineering at Southern Denmark University (SDU) in Odense, Denmark. Four years after its launch, the center is making great progress towards its goal of [...]
November 18, 2016
New faculty member Shyni Varghese brings tissue-on-a-chip and bone-healing technologies to Duke this summer
November 17, 2016
New faculty member Gaurav Arya develops molecular models of soft-matter to advance fields from energy to health care
August 08, 2016
By slowly pulling apart a protein called Protein S, researchers have discovered a previously unknown stable conformation made possible by a little help from its best friend.
July 13, 2016
Come along for a brief tour through just a few of the current projects being pursued by the up-and-coming Duke Robotics group.
April 28, 2016
New faculty member Tony Jun Huang brings a wide array of microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip technologies to Duke’s proven pipeline for developing biomedical devices.
December 07, 2015
Duke researchers have devised a way to take an in-depth look at a poorly understood phenomenon that commonly occurs in medical procedures using therapeutic ultrasound, such as shattering kidney stones, delivering drugs to cells, and, most recently, breaking the blood-brain barrier. When ultrasonic [...]
October 22, 2015
Olivier Delaire, a scientist probing the atomic phenomena underlying the physical characteristics of materials, will join Duke University’s faculty in January 2016. After seven years at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the Tennessee-based research campus of the U.S. Department of Energy, [...]
April 24, 2015
Watch video of Ken Gall's New Faculty Lecture Ken Gall has been named chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. An interdisciplinary scientist whose work focuses on developing and understanding advanced materials [...]