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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

January 13, 2015

First Contracting Human Muscle Grown in Laboratory

Researchers at Duke University report the first lab-grown, contracting human muscle, which could revolutionize drug discovery and personalized medicine.

January 09, 2015

Mercury from Gold Mines Accumulates Hundreds of Miles Downstream

Duke University researchers have found hazardous levels of mercury hundreds of miles downstream from Peruvian gold mines.

January 07, 2015

Wilson Awarded National Academy of Engineering’s Prestigious Russ Prize

Blake Wilson shares the 2015 Russ Prize with four others who also played instrumental roles in the development of the cochlear implant.

January 06, 2015

Duke Engineering Alumni Profile: Sanyin Siang

Executive Director, Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics

December 16, 2014

Calderbank, Chilkoti Named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

The NAI recognizes academic inventors for their prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society

December 12, 2014

Blake Wilson Named 2015 IEEE Fellow

Wilson has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in recognition for his work in the development of cochlear implants

December 04, 2014

Duke Signs Exclusive Licensing Agreement with Leading Genome Editing Company

Duke University has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Editas Medicine for genetic engineering technologies developed in the lab of Charles Gersbach.

December 01, 2014

Truskey Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

George Truskey was cited for excellence in research, teaching, service and administration in biomedical engineering

November 24, 2014

Online Bioelectricity Course to Reach High School Teachers Nationwide

Duke is one of four American universities offering such free massive open online courses

November 21, 2014

Ion Beams Take 5th Annual Mahato Memorial Image Contest

The 5th Annual Mahato Memorial Event took place on Thursday, November 19, and left the Fitzpatrick Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine, and Applied Science (FCIEMAS) with beautiful works of art for its next public display.