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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

October 08, 2013

Growing Bacteria Keep Time, Know Their Place

Engineered gene circuit could have energy, biology implications

September 30, 2013

Math + Art + Engineering = Beauty

Duke community help construct a new multi-part sculpture permanently installed in the Fitzpatrick Center at Duke University

September 23, 2013

Ph.D. Plus Gives Engineering Graduate Students Career Edge

Students learn essential business skills to prepare for industry jobs

September 18, 2013

Genomic Test Accurately Sorts Viral Versus Bacterial Infections

A blood test developed by Duke researchers showed more than 90-percent accuracy in distinguishing between viral and bacterial infections when tested in people with respiratory illnesses.

September 09, 2013

Cochlear Implant Pioneer Blake Wilson to Receive Lasker Award

Duke Engineering Alumnus and Adjunct Professor Honored with Respected Science Prize

September 04, 2013

REU at 25: Distinguished Alums

Over a quarter-century, hundreds of students have had authentic research experiences at Duke Engineering

August 28, 2013

REU at 25: A Positive Impact on Students—and Duke Engineering

Through the REU program, hundreds of students have gotten hands-on experience in a research lab—and those experiences didn’t end in the classroom.

August 26, 2013

The Rhodes Family Professor: Interdisciplinary Learning for the Information Age

Big data—a collection of massive amounts of widely varied and rapidly changing information—offers great potential for learning. And plenty of potential problems, too.

August 23, 2013

In Baseball, Bigger Still Better

Adrian Bejan's theory, which he terms the constructal law, predicts that among other phenomena, elite pitchers will continue to be taller and thus throw faster

August 23, 2013

Remembering Richard Merritt, Senior Science Writer for the Pratt School of Engineering from 2008-2013

Richard was a talented writer who had served as Pratt’s senior science communicator and media relations specialist since 2008.