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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

February 05, 2013

Recreating Natural Complex Gene Regulation

Duke University bioengineers have created a system they believe can benefit gene therapy research and the burgeoning field of synthetic biology

January 31, 2013

Novel Materials Shake Ship Scum

Ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch.

January 29, 2013

Duke's Slow-Release "Jelly" is a Novel Drug Deliverer

May overcome major hurdles facing a promising new class of peptide drugs to treat diabetes and cancer

January 23, 2013

Controlled Crumpling Key to Artificial Muscle

Duke engineer Xuanhe Zhao on the challenge of controlling graphene

January 22, 2013

Daubechies Wins BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

Daubechies is a professor in electrical and computer engineering at Duke

January 18, 2013

Novel Sensor Provides Bigger Picture

Duke engineers created a unique metamaterial to image scenes using fewer components than conventional detectors

January 07, 2013

Duke Alum Nathan Kundtz Invents New Satellite Antenna

The mTenna uses some of the materials and technology used in David Smith’s so-called invisibility cloak, but in a novel way.

January 07, 2013

Duke Launches New Undergraduate Minor in Energy Engineering

The world has many energy problems and few places to learn how to solve them. Duke Engineering has stepped up to help close the knowledge gap by offering a minor in energy engineering.

January 07, 2013

Lucinda Camras: Scientist and Entrepreneur

Lucinda Camras has to wait only a little while longer before she’s able to put “Ph.D.” after her name, and when that time comes, those letters will follow several other impressive letters – CSO – as in chief scientific officer.

January 15, 2009

Next Generation Cloaking Device Demonstrated

Duke engineers have produced a device with a broad frequency bandwidth