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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

July 22, 2014

Law of Physics Helps Explain Airplane Evolution

Constructal Law explains progression of passenger jets, sets guidelines for future aircraft

July 18, 2014

David Needham Named Honorary Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham

Affiliation will encourage collaboration with one of the top pharmacy schools in the world

July 15, 2014

Duke Engineers Abroad

Pratt undergraduates are taking their education global in record numbers--and reaping the rewards

July 11, 2014

Dual Contrast Agent to Light Up Arterial Health Risks

A Duke MD-PhD student is developing a contrast agent that both locates arterial plaque buildup and indicates the chances of it rupturing

July 10, 2014

Smith Named Chair of ECE

David Smith has been named chair of Duke’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, effective August 1, 2014.

July 07, 2014

Calderbank Receives Shannon Award

The award honors consistent and profound contributions to the field of information theory

July 07, 2014

Summer Story: Duke Senior Ashley Bolick Watches Wounds Heal

Bolick, who is from Cary, NC, is studying the protein actin

June 30, 2014

Watching Individual Neurons Respond to Magnetic Therapy

Engineers and neuroscientists at Duke University have developed a method to measure the response of an individual neuron to transcranial magnetic stimulation

June 24, 2014

Memories on Mars

A rising senior at Duke is heading a student-led mission to send a crowdsourced time capsule to Mars

June 17, 2014

Summer Story: Junior Chris Dees Applies Lessons from Graphics Cards to Computer Processors

The Duke electrical engineering and computer science major is trying to improve the way computers process information