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February 22, 2017

Proteins in Your Runny Nose Could Reveal a Viral Infection

Proteins in Your Runny Nose Could Reveal a Viral Infection

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October 06, 2016

Tissue-Patching a Broken Heart

Multi-university consortium nabs $8.6 million to build the world’s first three-dimensional, fully functional heart patch

October 03, 2016

First E-Fair Showcases Duke Engineering Student Entrepreneurship

More than 25 teams showed off their ventures, ideas and resources Sept. 27 at our first-ever E-Fair—a special event showcasing the continuum from design to entrepreneurship, and the Duke Engineering community’s shared passion for creation!This fun and informative event included demonstrations of [...]

September 27, 2016

Duke Establishes Biomedical Engineering Partnership with Makerere University

Duke students interested in biomedical engineering (BME) and global health now have a new opportunity to fuse their interests in a collaborative trans-continental partnership. The recently established Duke-Makerere University BME Partnership will connect students and faculty in the BME program at [...]

September 16, 2016

Holographic Imaging and Deep Learning Diagnose Malaria

Researchers have devised a method for computers to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracy.

September 14, 2016

New Study Abroad Program Designed for Engineering Students

New "Duke-In" program provides a study abroad option for engineering students that also counts toward graduation course requirements

September 12, 2016

Connecting the Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer with Big Data

Duke’s Data+ program explores the connection between type 2 diabetes and pancreatic cancer in the Duke electronic medical record

September 06, 2016

Coulter Partnership 2016: Five research teams funded for projects focused on improving human health

Five teams of biomedical engineers and clinicians have received one-year grants for research through the 2016 Coulter-Duke Translational Partnership. This year’s recipients are developing devices that range from a robotic surgical assist device for improving corneal transplant to a point-of-care [...]

August 29, 2016

Distinguishing Solar Panels from Swimming Pools

Duke students and researchers are using deep learning to autonomously spot solar panels from the sky

August 23, 2016

Hacking into a Bionic Ear

Engineering student Vinay Nagaraj uses his experience hacking cochlear implants to land an internship designing wearables to improve children’s language skills.

August 11, 2016

Directly Reprogramming a Cell's Identity with Gene Editing

Researchers use CRISPR to turn connective tissue directly into neuronal cells with better results than previous methods.

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