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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

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

May 13, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

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

A cartoon graphic of the pieces of a new way to read fluorescent biomarkers

May 12, 2020 | Duke Engineering News

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 News

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 News

Low-Cost Retinal Scanner Could Help Prevent Blindness Worldwide

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

a row of five glass awards

June 19, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

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

2019 Pioneer Award presentation

May 07, 2019

FIP Pioneer Award

To recognize the dedicated contributions that researchers have made in the photonics community, the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics (FIP) created a FIP Pioneer Award to honor these individuals. The 2019 FIP Pioneer Award was presented to Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Laureate in Physics (2019).

Tuan Vo-Dinh

May 07, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Vo-Dinh Wins 2019 Sir George Stokes Award

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

Yiyang Gong

April 25, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Gong Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study How Brain Regions Connect

Competitive five-year grant will help Duke biomedical engineer Yiyang Gong image and study neural activity at faster speeds

Two-photon imaging shows neurons firing in a mouse's brain.

April 12, 2019 | Duke Engineering News

Artificial Intelligence Singles Out Neurons Faster Than a Human Can

Deep-learning algorithm maps active neurons as accurately as humans in a fraction of the time

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