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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

Bandage-for-bone
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]

Injectable Biopolymer for Diabetes Control

July 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Diabetes
Duke University chemists have developed, at least experimentally, an extended release compound for treating Type 2 diabetes with a once [MORE]

3-D Printed Menisci

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Knee Implants
Natural menisci in the knee have firmer cartilage in the center and softer, on the outside, making [MORE]

Test Results for Lab-Grown Blood Vessels

June 28, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered Blood Vessels Duke
Bioengineers at Duke and Yale universities have created blood vessels in tissue culture by allowing human vascular [MORE]

The First “Brainet” with Live Brains

October 6, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organic Computer
From Duke University comes this astonishing statement: “Recently, we proposed that Brainets, i.e. networks formed by multiple animal brains, [MORE]

High Resolution 3D imaging Maps the Brain Stem

September 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Radiologists at Duke University have produced an ultra high resolution map of the human brain stem that is a thousand [MORE]