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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

May 21, 2013

Duke Engineering Celebrates the Class of 2013

A team of Duke engineers used one of the most powerful cameras ever developed to photograph the commencement ceremony

May 21, 2013

Mechanical Engineering, Biology Intertwined

At Stanford, Katrina Wisdom E'12 is combining her love of mechanical engineering, biology and dance

May 21, 2013

New Method for Producing Clean Hydrogen

Duke University engineers have developed a novel method for producing clean hydrogen, which could prove essential to weaning society off of fossil fuels and their environmental implications.

May 20, 2013

Triangle Universities Establish State-of-the-Art Characterization Facility

Scientists across North Carolina will now be able to probe the mysteries of very tiny particles, polymers, and surfaces for applications ranging from biomedicine to polymer science

May 20, 2013

For Tropical Rainfall, Timing Is Everything

With changes in the global climate, certain regions of the tropics will likely experience growing unpredictability of their seasonal cycles of rain and drought, according to a new analysis by Duke and Princeton University engineers.

May 06, 2013

Duke Engineers Build Living Patch for Damaged Hearts

Duke University biomedical engineers have grown three-dimensional human heart muscle that acts just like natural tissue.

May 06, 2013

Do-It-Yourself Invisibility with 3-D Printing

Duke scientists produced a small invisibility cloak using 3-D printing

May 03, 2013

Alumni Profile: Edmund T. Pratt Jr.

Former chairman and CEO, Pfizer, Inc.

May 01, 2013

Matthew Cornwell


May 01, 2013

Look Forward with a Legacy Gift

It's a great time to consider a charitable bequest to Duke Engineering