A handful of star-shaped nanoparticles with multiple prongs

July 21, 2020 | Duke Engineering

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

'Covidentify' Adapts to Address a Changing Pandemic

Smart watch study expands by providing devices in underserved areas

May 18, 2020 | Duke Engineering

‘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

May 14, 2020 | Duke Engineering

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

A man with a virtual reality headset on manipulating a heart with arteries in the air

May 13, 2020 | Duke Engineering

Virtual Reality Blood Flow Simulation To Improve Cardiovascular Interventions

3D interface provides cellular-level, full-body blood flow modeling to study and treat cardiovascular disease

May 12, 2020 | Duke Engineering

Silver Nanocubes Make Point-of-Care Diagnostics Easier to Read

Researchers use plasmonics to enhance fluorescent markers in lab-on-a-chip diagnostic devices

A copper rectangle with slits cut in the shape of a smiley face (left) and a blue screen with red and yellow blobs showing up in the same pattern

May 11, 2020 | Duke Engineering

Inexpensively Locating Friendly (and Unfriendly) Radio Waves

Passive method for locating and characterizing radio waves could lead to cameras that can capture images using ambient radio waves

Small box with a screen and a boxy gun for scanning retinas

June 28, 2019 | Duke Engineering

Low-Cost Retinal Scanner Could Help Prevent Blindness Worldwide

Re-engineered device offers clinically accurate eye scans at a fraction of the cost

June 19, 2019 | Duke Engineering

Ramanujam Receives 2019 Social Impact Abie Award

Award recognizes a woman whose work is making a positive impact on women, technology and society, and who has developed technology that caused social change

May 07, 2019 | Duke Engineering

Vo-Dinh Wins 2019 Sir George Stokes Award

Award recognizes outstanding sustained contributions to analytical science through innovations in photonics, spectroscopy, molecular biology and nanotechnology