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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 15, 2014

Former Fighter Pilot Steers Nation’s Course on Pilotless Drones

Mary "Missy" Cummings, is a faculty member in Duke's Pratt School of Engineering

January 09, 2014

'Superlens' Extends Range of Wireless Power Transfer

Duke University researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of wireless power transfer using low-frequency magnetic fields over distances much larger than the size of the transmitter and receiver.

January 03, 2014

Supercomputers Join Search for 'Cheapium'

Duke Engineers Use Brute Force Computing to Find New Materials

December 23, 2013

The Physics of Snowflakes

Adrian Bejan explains the physics behind the formation of a snowflake

December 13, 2013

Duke Engineers Make Strides Toward Artificial Cartilage

Composite material closest yet to properties of the real thing

December 12, 2013

Krishnendu Chakrabarty Named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

Chakrabarty is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke

December 10, 2013

Kam Leong Named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Kam Leong, the James B. Duke professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

December 04, 2013

DGHI and Pratt Support New Interdisciplinary Studies in Global Health, Engineering

The funding is part of an initiative to promote interdisciplinary work in global cancer

November 21, 2013

Good Timing

Duke-engineered technology optimizes Parkinson’s disease therapy—and launches a new company

November 20, 2013

Chakrabarty Receives Humboldt Research Award

Granted by the Humboldt Foundation to outstanding researchers whose fundamental discoveries have had significant impact