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David Beratan in front of a map

December 15, 2020

Using Quantum Rules to Move Chemistry into Uncharted Territory

Center for Synthesizing Quantum Coherence uses ultra-fast lasers to design and control chemical reactions

An example image made using photoacoustic tomography

December 04, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Advancing Deep Tissue Imaging through Photonic Highways

A collaborative team of researchers from Duke BME and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine were among 13 teams to receive funding for novel imaging projects

complex machinery with vials and tubes hanging down from a circular ceiling all bathed in yellow-gold light

September 01, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Duke Joins $115 Million Quantum Systems Accelerator

Five-year project seeks to energize the nation’s research community to ensure U.S. leadership in quantum R&D and accelerate the transfer of quantum technologies

A single dark tube splits into two glowing red tubes

August 27, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Scientists Pair 3D Bioprinting and Computer Modeling to Examine Cancer Spread in Blood Vessels

Advanced computer simulations help better understand how tumor cells attach to blood vessels to form new tumors

Neon green bacteria grow in an ocean of red-tinted growth media

August 03, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

AI May Offer a Better Way to ID Drug-Resistant Superbugs

Machine learning algorithm uses high-temporal-resolution growth curves to identify pathogens with 98% accuracy and predict antibiotic resistance just as well as genetic-based methods

Long, thin, neon green cells with small bright spots

August 03, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Researchers Create Artificial Organelles to Control Cellular Behavior

New form of synthetic biology for controlling cellular behavior uses intrinsically disordered proteins

A handful of star-shaped nanoparticles with multiple prongs

July 21, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Silver-Plated Gold Nanostars Detect Early Cancer Biomarkers

New optical sensing platform can detect genomic cancer biomarkers directly in patient tissues

The CovIdentify team uses biometric data from smartwatches and smartphones to identify early signs of COVID-19 infection.

June 12, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

'Covidentify' Adapts to Address a Changing Pandemic

Smart watch study expands by providing devices in underserved areas

Computer graphics of red spirals of different shapes

May 18, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

‘Vortex Microlaser’ Encodes Information in Twisting Beams of Light

Engineers develop first tunable, chip-based vortex microlaser and detector, providing a new route to increasing the bandwidth of fiber optic communications

Two pictures of different colored layers, one mostly blue and green stripes and the other blue and black

May 14, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

Retinal Texture Could Provide Early Biomarker Of Alzheimer’s Disease

New imaging technique combines two technologies to spot early warning signs of Alzehimer’s disease in mice

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