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

September 13, 2022 | Duke Engineering

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

An artistic representation of a cell floating with a bunch of other cells with interior structures made of red and pink

August 29, 2022 | Duke Engineering

Microbial Communities Stay Healthy By Swapping Knowledge

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

Scientific images of a gigantic jet

August 29, 2022 | Georgia Tech

Duke's Steve Cummer is Studying the Gigantic Jet Phenomenon

The gigantic jet in the study carried 100 times as much electrical charge as a typical bolt of thunderstorm lightning.

Duke DST Launch Seed Grants Logo

August 23, 2022 | Duke Today

Meet the Winners of the 2022 DST Launch Seed Grant

Grants winners represent the strength of Duke's scientific research and potential for making significant contributions to region and nation.

Michael Troxel (left) and Dan Scolnic (right)

July 21, 2022 | Duke Goverment Relations

5 Questions for Duke’s 'Super Star' Cosmologists

Michael Troxel and Dan Scolnic Discuss Their Research and the First Captures from the James Webb Space Telescope

Ehsan Samei and Daniele Marin

July 20, 2022 | Duke Radiology News

Photon Counting Imaging at Duke

Ehsan Samei and Daniele Marin are co-principal investigators of a research prototype of photon-counting computed tomography

July 15, 2022 | Duke Engineering

Watching Primordial Neural Cells Grow in 3D Scaffolds to Heal Brain Injury

Tracking how neural progenitor cells respond to biochemical signals while moving and growing through a biocompatible jungle gym could help develop brain-healing

July 06, 2022 | Duke Engineering

Upside-Down Design Expands Wide-Spectrum Super-Camera Abilities

New design for plasmonic metasurfaces increases their frequency range while protecting them from the elements

Duke professor Henry Everitt and then MIT graduate student Fan Wang with the first version of a tunable terahertz laser.

June 30, 2022 | Trinity College Communications

How an Undergraduate Project from the Early 1980s Is Helping Revolutionize Lasers Today

No bigger than a shoebox, Henry Everitt's groundbreaking device is a widely tunable terahertz laser.

Cynthia Toth, left, and Joe Izatt of Duke University

May 19, 2022 | Duke Eye Center

Physician-Engineer Collaborators Talk Team Science at Major Ophthalmic Conference

Duke Opthalmologist Cynthia Toth and Biomedical Engineer Joseph Izatt told the ARVO 2022 audience about how their 20 years of intense teamwork across multiple disciplines has positively impacted ophthalmic research