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Capturing a Single Cell with a Magnetic Microbot

September 20, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic microbot traps single cell
It may be a while before a surgery takes place within a capillary, but steps toward [MORE]

3D Optical Coherence Refraction Tomography (3D OCRT)

August 2, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

“[Biomedical engineers at Duke University]   present 3D optical coherence refraction tomography (OCRT), a computational extension of OCT that synthesizes [MORE]

Dual-Axis Optical Coherence Tomography

February 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

DA-OCT system
“Here, we [biomedical engineers at Duke University] present a novel implementation of dual-axis optical coherence tomography (DA-OCT) that offers [MORE]

AI Better at Identifying Ganglion Degeneration

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Adaptive Optics OCT
“Cell-level quantitative features of retinal ganglion cells (GCs) are potentially important biomarkers for improved diagnosis and treatment monitoring [MORE]

Nanofiber Drug Delivery

June 22, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation
“Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage [MORE]

New Material for Soft Tissue Engineering

March 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

New thermoplastic biomaterials
Elasticity and biodegradability are to properties that are difficult to engineer together.  In this piece, a collaboration of [MORE]

Duke’s Genome Editors Go “HiUGE”

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Universal Genome Engineering (HiUGE)
“HiUGE” is the acronym Duke University researchers have developed with which they are able to fluorescently tag [MORE]

Laser-Light Activated Drug Delivery for Arthritis

July 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Laser light used in treatment of RA
A collaborative team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke [MORE]

Acoustofluidic Salivary Exosome Isolation

April 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Isolating salivary exosomes with acoustofluidic device
On July 23, 1885, former President Ulysses Grant strangled to death due to a squamous [MORE]

A Bone Bandage

March 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

After a bone fracture, the naturally occurring purine nucleoside adenosine floods the injury site, but it does not necessarily remain [MORE]

Programming DNA-Based Biomolecules to Target Cancer Cell Membranes

January 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell membrane proteins to identify cancer cells
“A new cancer-detecting tool [developed at Duke University] uses tiny circuits made of DNA [MORE]

Smart Microscope Diagnoses Diseases

January 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

LED microscope
It’s possible today to earn a medical degree without ever looking through a microscope.  There are many reasons for [MORE]

Implantable Scaffold for Meniscus Repair

October 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scaffold for meniscus repair
As the adult population ages, injuries to their knee joints—particularly torn menisci that were not repaired or [MORE]

Capturing a Single Cell with a Magnetic Microbot

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic Microrobot
It may be a while before a surgery takes place within a capillary, but steps toward that possibility are [MORE]