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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 13, 2013

Thurstone Medical Imaging Fellowship Awarded to Duke BME PhD Candidate

The fellowship was endowed by Olaf von Ramm and named in honor of Fritz Thurstone, a pioneer in the field of diagnostic imaging

November 11, 2013

Duke Wins $15 Million Grant Renewal to Study Effects of Nanomaterials

How are nanomaterials affecting the environment—and us? With a new grant renewal, CEINT researchers seek answers

November 08, 2013

Maccarini Receives 2013 Chandran Award

Paolo Maccarini, Ph.D., received the 2013 Chandran Discretionary Research Award for his proposal entitled, "A Novel MR-Based Noninvasive Method to Safely Modulate the Opening of Blood-Brain-Barrier to Enhance Drug Delivery into Brain Tumors and Target Neurological Diseases."

November 08, 2013

Congress Members Visit Duke to Experience the Future of Airport Security

Three members of the North Carolina delegation to Congress—Reps. Richard Hudson (R-NC), George Holding (R-NC), and David Price (D-NC)—visited Duke’s campus on November 6 to tour research labs and view demonstrations of airport security research projects happening at Duke.

November 07, 2013

Wireless Device Converts "Lost" Energy into Electric Power

Using inexpensive materials configured and tuned to capture microwave signals, Duke researchers have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to that of modern solar panels

November 01, 2013

Needham Inaugurated for Niels Bohr Visiting Professorship

One of the center’s primary goals will be to develop novel strategies for using micro and nanotechnology to improve drug delivery

October 31, 2013

Stiff-Roberts Garners Funding for “SENSOR Saturday Academy”

Program to give underrepresented minority youth in Durham a taste of engineering

October 28, 2013

Bejan Named Member of the Academia Europaea

Bejan is noted for research in wide range of topics in thermodynamics

October 25, 2013

Fitzpatrick Center Sculpture Barnraising

On a Sunday afternoon in October 2013, the Duke community came together to create art in the Fitzpatrick Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine, and Applied Science (FCIEMAS).

October 22, 2013

Duke Launches Global Women’s Health Technologies Center

Increasing research, training and education in women’s diseases and retention of women and underrepresented minorities in STEM educational disciplines