(Duke University) Boosting activity in brain areas related to thinking and problem-solving may also protect against worsening anxiety, suggests a new study by Duke University scientists. Using noninvasive brain imaging, the researchers...Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—Duke University Law professor Arti Rai and bio-technology professor Robert Cook-Deegan with Arizona State University have stepped into the gene editing patent war with an Intellectual Property Policy Forum paper they have had published in the journal Science. Show More Summary
It is with great relief that I announce that Duke University professor Nancy MacLean did not win the National Book Award for Nonfiction, for which her book Democracy in Chains was a finalist. MacLean casts the Nobel Prize–winning economist...Show More Summary
(Solving Kids' Cancer) A Phase 1 clinical trial leveraging the re-engineered polio virus is now open for enrollment to children 12 years and older at the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, Duke University Medical Center. AfterShow More Summary
(Duke University) A lot of people seem willing to spend hundreds to find out whether they're aging faster or slower than their chronological age would suggest. Unfortunately, they're just going to have to wait and see. A head-to-head...Show More Summary
With the University pulling its funding from the service and GoTriangle, the transit provider that controls the route, and conducting a study to consider changes to its routes, the future of the BCC is unclear.
New York Times, Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas: American Universities Are Using Offshore Strategies to Swell Their Coffers, Skirt Taxes and Obscure Investments That Could Spark Campus Protests: A trove of millions of leaked documents from a Bermuda-based law firm, Appleby, reflects some of the tax wizardry used...
(Duke University) Many manufacturers use coal ash from power plants as a low-cost binding agent in concrete and other building materials. But a new study finds that coal ash from high-uranium deposits in China is too radioactive for this use. Show More Summary
Not Equal Rights Special Rights You will be made to submit is replacing being made to care. Duke University now has a scholarship explicitly for queer students Ben Decatur – University of Michigan •November 8, 2017 204 72 Share3 7...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Duke University offers scholarship that excludes heterosexual students.
Are human beings the only animals that will help other members of their species out, even if they don't know them? Not according to Jingzhi Tan, a postdoctoral associate in evolutionary anthropology at Duke University. Working with associate...Show More Summary
(Duke University) The impulse to be kind to strangers was long thought to be unique to humans, but research on bonobos suggests our species is not as exceptional in this regard as we like to think. Famously friendly apes from Africa's...Show More Summary
In Top 20 Law Faculties in Terms of Scholarly Excellence, Brian Leiter lists the Top 15 professors by citations at the "24 Law Schools That Might Be In The Top 20": Boston University, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, George Washington, Georgetown, Harvard, Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern, NYU, Pennsylvania, Stanford, Texas, UC-Berkeley,...
Joshua Broder, an ER physician at Duke University, found handheld ultrasound machines to be quite lacking in a key feature. They can only scan in 2D, but wouldn't it be great if they could do 3D body scan? Broder realized this was actually possible after watching his some play with a Wiimote. Show More Summary
The lawsuit says Duke violated state and federal laws by discriminating against a nurse who wouldn't do abortions.
Research presented today at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) by scientists from the University of Colorado and Duke University concludes that fresh donor eggs during in vitro fertilization (IVF) provide a higher chance of implantation when compared with donor eggs that have been cryopreserved. Show More Summary
(Duke University) Natural causes, not leaching coal ash, are to blame for high levels of molybdenum in drinking water wells in southeastern Wisconsin, a study by Duke and Ohio State researchers finds. The scientists used isotopic fingerprinting...Show More Summary
The Thomas More Law Center, a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, filed a federal lawsuit last Friday on behalf of Sara T. Pedro, a Catholic nurse in the Emergency Department of Duke University Hospital, who was discriminated and retaliated against after her employer learned of her pro-life religious beliefs. Named […]
(Duke University) When it comes to brainpower, humans aren't as exceptional as we like to think. For years, scientists assumed that humans devote a larger share of calories to their brains than other animals. Although the human brain makes up only 2 percent of body weight, it consumes more than 25 percent of the body's energy budget. Show More Summary
(Duke University Medical Center) Technology that keeps track of how your smartphone is oriented can now give $50,000 ultrasound machines many of the 3-D imaging abilities of their $250,000 counterparts -- for the cost of a $10 microchip.