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the same glassfrog photographed during sleep and while active, using a flash, showing the difference in red blood cell perfusion within the circulatory system. By Jesse Delia

December 27, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Glassfrogs Hide Red Blood Cells in Their Liver to Become Transparent

Researchers finally decipher how a species of frog becomes a master of camouflage with the help of modern biomedical imaging techniques

Purple and green squiggly branches that look like colorful plant roots

December 07, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Duke BME's Amanda Randles: Supercomputing Award Targets Cellular Behavior in Microfluidic Devices

Competitive US Department of Energy program doles out time on nation’s fastest computers to most promising projects

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.

December 05, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

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

December 02, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

“Virtual Pillars” Separate and Sort Blood-Based Nanoparticles

Sorting biological nanoparticles 500 times thinner than a human hair could improve a wide variety of diagnostics and treatments

Two circles - one purple one pink - with math notations around them above a microchip layout

November 29, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Microlaser Chip Adds New Dimensions to Quantum Communication

Duke engineers help a team led by Penn double the quantum information space of any previous on-chip laser

Artist's rendering of the COVID virus

November 15, 2022 | Duke Engineering Magazine

Detecting How COVID-19 Can Directly Infect and Damage Human Kidney Cells

A fortuitous collaboration between Duke BME’s Samira Musah and the Duke Human Vaccine Institute’s Maria Blasi helps illuminate why the virus is so adept at attacking kidney cells

Light painting representing a dancer

October 19, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Light Painting Presents a New Route for Expression

A photography workshop at Duke Engineering showed the community how to combine quirky light sources and long exposures to achieve otherworldly effects

Cynthia Toth of Duke University

October 12, 2022 | Duke University School of Medicine

An Engineer at Heart: Cynthia Toth's 25 years of revolutionizing eye care and surgery

When Toth joined the Duke faculty in 1993, she found the perfect setting to develop OCT to improve patient care.

A watch showing the heart rate

October 10, 2022 | Duke Engineering News

Smartwatches Can Help Guide COVID-19 Testing

Data from smartwatches can help identify people with likely COVID-19 infections, enabling physicians to catch more cases with fewer tests

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

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