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January 19, 2023

Crushing Cylinders in the Name of Science

Sophomore Sage Cooley gets manuscript accepted in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London by buckling hundreds of 3D-printed cylinders

March 15, 2013

Solving Health Problems Across the Spectrum

Tuan Vo-Dinh and collaborators at Duke’s Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics are moving the field of photonics forward fast

March 13, 2013

Duke, Peer Schools Announce International Scholarship Focused on Global Grand Challenges

Eight US universities including Duke have established the Vest Scholarship

March 13, 2013

A Golden Approach to Killing Cancer

Jennifer West and her team discovered that they could destroy soft-tissue tumors by injecting gold-covered nanoshells and heating them with light

March 08, 2013

Calderbank to Direct Interdisciplinary 'Big Data' Effort at Duke

The program's initial focus will be to provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research across Duke

March 02, 2013

Can Photons Tell Good Tissue from Bad?

Nimmi Ramanujam is showing that light can be a powerful tool for making cancer diag- nosis faster and treatments more effective.

March 02, 2013

Theory Guides Experimentation

Duke's Stefano Curtarolo provides the theoretical underpinning for creating novel materials with distinctive properties

March 01, 2013

Reichert Named as Inaugural Recipient of Kaganov Professorship

Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering has named William M. “Monty” Reichert the inaugural Alan L. Kaganov Professor of Biomedical Engineering.

February 27, 2013

Silver Nanoparticles May Adversely Affect Environment

These preliminary findings are important because little is known about the environmental effects of these nanoparticles

February 13, 2013

Needham Honored by Danish National Research Foundation

A Niels Bohr Professor

February 07, 2013

Duke Biomedical Engineer Kam Leong Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Leong was cited for contributions to engineered drug delivery and non-viral mediated gene delivery