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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

March 06, 2015

Boyd, Bursac and Nightingale to Be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

The College of Fellows honors the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country

March 05, 2015

Mikkelsen NSF CAREER Award to Support Quantum Photonics Research

For the next five years, the $570,000 grant will help fund Maiken Mikkelsen’s research into light-matter interactions in nanoscale photonic structures.

March 02, 2015

A New View of Phase Transitions

Vizualizing how matter changes from one state to another, on an atomic level

February 25, 2015

Nan Jokerst elected chair of Duke's Academic Council

This article originally appeared in Duke Today

February 24, 2015

Xiling Shen: An Engineering Approach to Biomedical Challenges

Using engineering principles to understand the complexity of stem cells and cancer

February 23, 2015

Adrian Bejan Talks Constructal Law

Adrian Bejan explains how constructal law underpins the natural organization and flow of everything in nature from rivers to evolution

February 19, 2015

Bacterial Defense Mechanism Targets Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Gene therapy approach could treat 60 percent of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patients.

February 18, 2015

Durham DEID Project Wins Statewide Award

Determined to use their engineering skills to support their local Durham community, a group of Duke students received enough support in return to win a $10,000 grant for their project.

February 18, 2015

ARPA-E Supports Miniaturized Mass Spectrometer Project at Duke

The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded a team from Duke University a major grant to develop a next-generation methane detector to sniff out natural gas leaks across America.

February 11, 2015

Research, New Policies Protect “The Lungs of India”

Just a glance at what should be pristine white marble domes of the local landmark shows that air quality is a major concern.