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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

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 News

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 to improve global health

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.

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 News

Microbial Communities Stay Healthy By Swapping Knowledge

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

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

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