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A side-by-side image of a scanned cell and a measure of its internal disorder, which is directly related to its stiffness

February 28, 2017

A Better Way to Measure the Stiffness of Cancer Cells

Laser technique developed by Adam Wax peers through individual cells to gauge stiffness with unprecedented speed

mucous proteins

February 22, 2017

Proteins in Your Runny Nose Could Reveal a Viral Infection

Scientists identify biomarkers in mucus that verify viral infection from cold or flu

February 22, 2017

Gong Receives 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship

Yiyang Gong, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Duke University, has been named a recipient of a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship. Awarded annually to 126 early career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to [...]

February 13, 2017

Duke Joins Peer Universities in Filing Legal Brief Opposing White House Immigration Order

This article first appeared in Duke Today. Duke on Monday joined 16 other universities in filing an amicus brief opposing the Trump administration’s immigration order. Each of the 17 universities “has a global mission, and each derives immeasurable benefit from the contributions of diverse [...]

Blake Wilson

February 09, 2017

Cochlear Implant Developer Blake Wilson Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Duke alumnus, faculty member honored for “engineering development of the cochlear implant that bestows hearing to individuals with profound deafness.”

Gersbach and Collier

February 01, 2017

Collier and Gersbach Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Honor represents top two percent of most accomplished and distinguished medical and biological engineers

Luncheon

January 31, 2017

Duke Women Share Their STEM Journeys

Employees and alumni discuss science, tech, engineering and math careers with students

January 30, 2017

Message from the Duke President and Provost on Federal Immigration Restrictions

This message originally appeared on Duke Today. Dear Colleagues, The new restrictions on immigration to the United States by residents of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen that were announced on Friday by President Trump are both confusing and disturbing.  We want to assure you [...]

synthetic proteins

January 30, 2017

Engineered "Spaghetti-Ball" Proteins Provide Biomedical Insights

Synthetic proteins may reveal cellular functions and provide commercial applications

January 19, 2017

Farsiu Wins ARVO Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award

Sina Farsiu, an associate professor at Duke University with appointments in biomedical engineering, ophthalmology, electrical and computer engineering, and computer science, has won the 2017 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras [...]

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