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September 28, 2022

Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is here. Here’s what you should know about flooding, floodwater contaminants, and those baffling spaghetti models

March 13, 2013

A Golden Approach to Killing Cancer

Jennifer West and her team discovered that they could destroy soft-tissue tumors by injecting gold-covered nanoshells and heating them with light

March 08, 2013

Calderbank to Direct Interdisciplinary 'Big Data' Effort at Duke

The program's initial focus will be to provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research across Duke

March 02, 2013

Can Photons Tell Good Tissue from Bad?

Nimmi Ramanujam is showing that light can be a powerful tool for making cancer diag- nosis faster and treatments more effective.

March 02, 2013

Theory Guides Experimentation

Duke's Stefano Curtarolo provides the theoretical underpinning for creating novel materials with distinctive properties

March 01, 2013

Reichert Named as Inaugural Recipient of Kaganov Professorship

Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering has named William M. “Monty” Reichert the inaugural Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering.

February 27, 2013

Silver Nanoparticles May Adversely Affect Environment

These preliminary findings are important because little is known about the environmental effects of these nanoparticles

February 13, 2013

Needham Honored by Danish National Research Foundation

A Niels Bohr Professor

February 07, 2013

Duke Biomedical Engineer Kam Leong Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Leong was cited for contributions to engineered drug delivery and non-viral mediated gene delivery

February 05, 2013

Recreating Natural Complex Gene Regulation

Duke University bioengineers have created a system they believe can benefit gene therapy research and the burgeoning field of synthetic biology

January 31, 2013

Novel Materials Shake Ship Scum

Ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch.