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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

A grid of gold filaments with forming waves together on a test platform

September 21, 2022

Artificial Soft Surface Autonomously Mimics Shapes From Nature

Soft surface adapts and reshapes itself to match a wide array of objects and motions

Innoworks students work together to solve a problem during one of the daily lessons

September 14, 2022

Expanding the STEM Pipeline’s Flow Rate in Durham

Students from Durham, NC, learn engineering fundamentals through two summer outreach programs at Duke

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts. Photo by Jared Lazarus.

September 13, 2022 | Duke Today

Adrienne Stiff-Roberts Named Presidential Fellow for 2022-23 Academic Year

The Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Duke will participate in strategic and operational discussions across the university

A graphic art image of how nanorattles are made (top) with black-and-white microscope images of circles and blocks below

September 13, 2022

Nanorattles Shake Up New Possibilities for Disease Detection

New nanoparticle shape can greatly enhance signals from multiple separate biomarkers at once, accurately detecting head and neck cancers without biopsies to improve global health

Priyamvada Acharya and the Cryo EM instrument at Duke

September 13, 2022 | Duke University School of Medicine

Duke Engineering-hosted Cryo-EM is a Workhorse in Search for a Vaccine for HIV

Cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) rapidly creates high-resolution images of the smallest pieces of proteins at the atomic level.

A. James Clark Scholars at Duke University

September 13, 2022 | A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

Duke Welcomes Newest Clark Scholars from 8 US States, Australia and Ghana

Through tight-knit cohorts, the unique endowed program provides financial aid, dedicated advising, a summer bridge program, and opportunities for research and entrepreneurship.

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September 07, 2022

Duke Awarded $12M Research Grant to Use Artificial Intelligence to Detect Autism

Duke ECE and CEE faculty will use AI to identify and track behavioral characteristics associated with autism

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August 29, 2022

Microbial Communities Stay Healthy By Swapping Knowledge

High levels of horizontal gene transfer could help researchers engineer useful microbiomes independent of unstable population dynamics

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August 25, 2022 | Duke Today

Plan Now for an Increase in Major Storms, Experts Say

CEE Professor Lee Ferguson helps brief media on hurricane preparation in NC

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August 25, 2022 | Duke Today

Meet the QuadEx Faculty Fellows

Through their engagement with quad communities, fellows will support undergraduate intellectual exploration outside of the classroom

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