An image showing the blood vessels and oxygen levels in a mouse placenta

March 20, 2024 | Duke Engineering

Researchers Create Real-Time View of Placental Development in Mice

New approach tracks blood flow and oxygen levels in the developing placenta of mice throughout pregnancy

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January 26, 2024 | Duke Engineering

Launching an AI and Photonics Initiative at Duke

The Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics is creating a new group focused on a quickly growing and evolving marriage of technologies

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December 07, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Soundwaves Harden 3D-Printed Treatments in Deep Tissues

A specialized ink hardens when exposed to focused ultrasound waves, transforming into biologically compatible structures

A graphic showing the effect of epinephrine on a mouse brain.

October 25, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Epinephrine Disrupts Brain Oxygen Levels in Mice

Study reveals the common heart attack drug can negatively affect the brain’s vasculature system in a surprising manner

Illustration of positive charge carriers within a class of materials called perovskites

August 31, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Growing Triple-Decker Hybrid Crystals for Lasers

Collaboration between Duke and Purdue explores the fabrication and optoelectric characterization of multilayered perovskites

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August 28, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Quantum Computer Unveils Atomic Dynamics of Light-Sensitive Molecules

A quantum computer slowed simulated molecular quantum effects by a billion times, allowing researchers to directly measure them for the first time

A low-profile, wearable imaging tool will be able to provide physicians with accurate, detailed, 3D brain images

July 25, 2023 | Duke Engineering

A Non-Invasive Way to Visualize the Deep Brain

By developing a brain imaging tool that can stick directly to a patient's scalp, Xiaoyue Ni and Junjie Yao aim to make it easier for doctors to diagnose strokes

Aerial view of Thilafushi island with a trash burning plume visible

July 12, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Eyes in the Skies Confirm the End of Trash Burning in the Maldives

A new AI approach needs only a small amount of visual data to identify and track plumes of smoke in satellite imagery

a wide field of mud with puddles throughout

June 06, 2023 | Duke Engineering

The Problems With Coal Ash Start Smaller Than Anyone Thought

How well toxic elements leach out of coal ash depends on the ash’s nanoscale composition

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May 22, 2023 | Duke Engineering

Flexing Crystalline Structures Provide Path to a Solid Energy Future

Machine learning approach opens insights into an entire class of materials being pursued for solid-state batteries