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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

April 02, 2015

Chakrabarty Receives 2015 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award

Chakrabarty cited for pioneering and inspirational research on the design automation and testing of complex chips with the application to microfluidic biochips

March 31, 2015

Lambrou and Latner Win 2015 Merritt Science Journalism Award

The new award honors Duke students for the best piece of science journalism

March 31, 2015

Population Could Outpace Water by Mid-Century

Technological advances will be needed in coming decades to avoid water shortages.

March 27, 2015

Wiesner Named Chair of Duke CEE

Mark Wiesner is a recognized leader in the national and international civil and environmental engineering community

March 23, 2015

Educating Engineers to Meet Grand Challenges

Duke Engineering is co-leading a national initiative that promises to transform engineering education—and change the world.

March 19, 2015

Name That Space!

The new innovative 'maker space' in Gross Hall opens this fall, and the Duke community is invited to suggest its new name – entries due April 6.

March 18, 2015

Bob Plonsey: A Remembrance

Duke's Robert Plonsey will be remembered as leader in the establishment of the field of biomedical engineering

March 18, 2015

Photo Gallery: 2015 Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics Open House

On March 8, 2015, more than 450 visitors learned about light-based technologies at the 2015 Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics (FIP) Open House.

March 10, 2015

Inflating to Decelerate Spacecraft

Duke engineers are working with NASA scientists to develop an inflatable heat shield to decelerate spacecraft entering the Earth’s atmosphere—and prepare for a manned mission to Mars.