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The image shows a small fluorescent protein that emits and absorbs light that penetrates deep into biological tissue. Here, it indicates inflammation in a living mouse liver. The inset shows the molecular and chemical structure of the protein, miRFP718nano. Featured

December 05, 2022

Small Glowing Protein Allows Researchers to Peer Deeper Into Living Tissues

Proteins that emit longer wavelengths of near-infrared light help create detailed, hi-res biomedical images

A photo of plastic trash floating in water, surrounded by small fish. Photo by Naja Bertolt Jensen

December 08, 2022

Modeling a ‘River of Plastic’

Plastic particles are ubiquitous in our environment. Duke CEE Professor Mark Wiesner explains in this Q&A why we must better understand its implications

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December 07, 2022

Supercomputing Award Targets Cellular Behavior in Microfluidic Devices

Competitive Department of Energy program doles out time on nation’s fastest computers to most promising projects

Annika Allado of Duke University Pratt School of Engineering

December 02, 2022 | Duke's Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Meet the Award-Winning Duke Student Combining Engineering, Visual Arts and a Passion for Design

Annika Allado is a Mechanical Engineering major who is also pursuing a minor in Visual Arts.

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December 02, 2022

“Virtual Pillars” Separate and Sort Blood-Based Nanoparticles

Sorting biological nanoparticles 500 times thinner than a human hair could improve a wide variety of diagnostics and treatments

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November 29, 2022

Microlaser Chip Adds New Dimensions to Quantum Communication

Duke engineers help a team led by Penn double the quantum information space of any previous on-chip laser

A small tablet in a dish. The small tablet can be placed under the tongue where it immediately dissolves and delivers the vaccine into the body

November 28, 2022

Tablet-Based Vaccine Prevents Urinary Tract Infections in Mice

Quick-dissolving tablet shows long-lasting protection from bacteria that causes UTIs

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November 28, 2022 | Duke Research Blog

Duke’s Women Engineers Conquer a Texas-Sized Career Fair

Senior Kyla Hunter was part of a group of Duke members of the Society of Women Engineers who shared in an incredibly inspirational and memorable weekend

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November 28, 2022 | Innovation@Duke

Duke Welcomes North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation

Steve McClelland hosted the board, which is focused on accelerating those emerging technologies and supporting the companies and opportunities they create

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November 21, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

How the Internet of Things is Shaping Accessible Tech

The IoT is expanding measurement and data analysis capabilities, with applications in air quality, earthquake sensing applications and beyond

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November 21, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Thinking Outside the Classroom

From the stairs of Duke Chapel to the most remote parts of the world, civil and environmental engineering students discover the fun in seeing practical knowledge put to work

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