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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

November 21, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Engineering the End of 'Forever'

Supercritical water oxidation tech has the potential to obliterate the "forever chemicals" in our drinking water

The two manikins are side-by-side. Helga is covered in blue fabric while Zohar has a black vest

November 17, 2022

Artemis I Moon Mission: Collaboration with Duke Researchers Sends Manikins to Measure Radiation

Avatars 'Helga' and 'Zohar' will collect valuable data about radiation that astronauts are exposed to during spaceflight

Clockwise from top left: Stefano Curtarolo, Charles Gersbach, Tony Huang, Mark Wiesner, David Mitzi

November 15, 2022

Five Duke Engineers Make 'Highly Cited' List

Duke engineers are among the discipline's most influential scholars in 2022, according to Clarivate analytics

Jessilyn Dunn and one of her graduate students study the data gathered from a smartwatch

November 15, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Customizing the Duke BME Master's Degree

Certificates in neural engineering and biomedical data science help Master of Science students pursue specialized research as they earn their degree

Fluorescent microscopy image showing robust uptake of SARS-CoV-2 by human stem cell-derived kidney podocytes. The infected cells express viral nucleocapsid protein (Red) and the podocyte cell lineage identification marker, nephrin (Cyan)

November 15, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Detecting How COVID-19 Can Directly Infect and Damage Human Kidney Cells

A fortuitous collaboration between Duke BME’s Samira Musah and the Duke Human Vaccine Institute’s Maria Blasi helps illuminate why COVID is so adept at attacking kidney cells

Students conduct an experiment in the Duke BME wet lab space

November 14, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Engineering the Duke BME Wet Lab Space

Expanding spaces and cutting-edge tools have transformed Duke BME’s lab spaces into impressive biological makerspaces

Maj. Kuiper in Iraq in 2019

November 11, 2022

Army Officer/Duke Engineer Aiming to Strengthen Fleet Maintenance with AI

Maj. Patrick Kuiper, a Duke ECE doctoral student, is leveraging sensor data to improve the US Army's vehicle fleet

Malvika Jain screenprinting

November 08, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Engineering students find inspiration in the arts, becoming creative problem solvers

CT scanned image of a callimico

November 08, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Duke SMIF: Thinking Small

The Shared Materials Instrumentation Facility enables collaboration across disciplines and empowers students to find their place in research

Students use augmented reality to assist in a brain catheterization procedure

November 08, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

The Dawning of the Age of the Metaverse

Duke ECE is developing the mobile algorithms, local processing power and more efficient AI to make a safe, private Metaverse possible