Duke graduate constructs world's largest DNA origami
The world's largest DNA origami has been formed thanks to a collaboration between researchers in North Carolina and Denmark.
Duke surgeon implants N.C.'s first 'bionic eye'
"Previously, when patients lost vision, there was nothing we could really do about it. And for the first time, we can actually provide artificial vision."
Like a Rolling Stone, fossil named after Mick Jagger
An ancient animal discovered by a Duke researcher has got lips like Jagger.
Duke researchers release HIV vaccine breakthrough
After being disregarded for more than two decades, pediatric HIV vaccines may reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to infants through breastfeeding.
Golden Goose award presented to Duke researchers for rat study
Petting rats has led to improved infant health and significant medical savings.
Duke research finds anti-cancer drugs aid in fight against malaria
Research by professors at Duke and Harvard has identified cancer drugs that could also potentially prevent the onset of malarial symptoms at a cost-effective rate.
Duke Med marks 1,000 heart transplants with record gathering of recipients
Duke Medicine may have broken a Guinness World Record by hosting the largest gathering of heart transplant recipients ever Sunday.
DiVE to close for renovations until Spring
The Duke Immersive Virtual Environment will close for renovation in late September and reopen early in the Spring semester.
Duke Medicine announces patient information was stolen
A thumb drive containing unencrypted patient information was stolen this summer, Duke Medicine announced in a statement Thursday.
VA Secretary McDonald to Duke Med: "I want you to come work for the VA"
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald spoke at the Duke Medical School Friday morning as part of a new recruitment initiative to attract more qualified medical professionals to the VA.
Science fair project leads to HIV discovery
A thirteen-year-old’s science project has led to a new discovery about a fungus harmful to HIV patients.
External review establishes Global Health Institute as leader in field
The Duke Global Health Institute recently went through an external review confirming Duke’s leading position in the area of global health and continuing focus in interdisciplinary studies.
Nicholas School welcomes new dean, new building
The Nicholas School of the Environment will enter an era of transition this Fall with the arrival of a new dean and the completion of Environment Hall.
Spotlight on summer research
From studying the impact of air pollution to developing tests for cancer, here are some of the many ways that research has recently been advanced on campus.
Duke Med awarded $15M for brain disorder research
Duke Medicine has received a $15 million award to pursue treatment of brain disorders.
David Zaas named president of Duke Raleigh Hospital
Dr. David Zaas, former chief medical officer for the Duke Faculty Practice and vice chair for clinical practice at the Department of Medicine, was recently named president of Duke Raleigh Hospital.
Newborn lemurs attract visitors
Tourists visiting the Duke Lemur Center will have the opportunity to see newborn baby lemurs as a newly added attraction this summer.
Tips for surviving final exam stress
During the time of final exams, the effects of stress on the body make self-care especially important.
East Campus Student Health space considered for other offices
The space that once housed the Duke East Campus Health Center—which closed first semester—is now being discussed as a potential location for a number of other services.
Deputy secretary of energy emphasizes the power of the individual
Daniel Poneman, deputy secretary of energy to the Obama administration, visited engineering laboratories and spoke about the importance of research on energy alternatives during his visit to Duke...
UNC researchers find better long-term health linked to early education
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that children who receive quality educational enrichment very early in their lives may have better health decades later.
Medical leave policies for mental health criticized at Duke and peer schools
A number of college students suffering from mental illnesses have spoken out against their respective schools' medical leave policies.
Students encouraged to consider insurance abroad
Students studying abroad with Duke-affiliated programs this summer should keep in mind the benefits and restrictions of their respective insurance plans.
James Balog given LEAF award
James Balog was awarded the Lifetime Environmental Achievement in the Fine Arts by the Nicholas School of the Environment Saturday.
Dismantling the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
Duke is disbanding the umbrella institution—Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy—in favor of three independent units.