Duke to co-lead research network on resistant bacteria
Duke has received a commitment of up to $62 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to launch a new research program.
Duke supercamera to be made public
Supercameras created by engineers in the Pratt School of Engineering are in the process of being made available to the public.
Duke receives grant to foster diversity in science
Duke faculty are coming together to form a comprehensive research community known as BioCoRE, with student participants from all levels of the University community.
Grad student advocates for bird-friendly windows
Duke's glass buildings can be deadly for birds, but a graduate student is setting out to fix that.
Researchers pursue invisibility cloak upgrade by printing
Funded by the Army Research Office, researchers at the Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics have continued their research in cloaking technologies.
Duke alums create DNA tracer prototype
A startup led by recent Duke alums is developing technology to help build trust between fracking companies and the communities they affect.
Duke symposium fosters ties among disease experts
A recent symposium sought to foster closer professional connections between infectious disease researchers at Duke Medicine and its Singapore campus.
Price transparency may raise health costs
Health care pricing reform laws may pose risks for patients.
EPA regulations to steer market away from coal
Stricter Environmental Protection Agency regulations could steer the energy market away from coal, according to a recent Duke study.
Duke patent office rebuts criticism
Duke has an office for taking University inventions and turning them into marketable products, but some faculty have questioned how effective it is.
Duke scientists assess accidental turtle catching
A team of Duke scientists is pushing the boundaries of knowledge about sea turtles caught by commercial fishing processes.
Global health at Duke receives C+
The University Global Health Impact Report Card, the first of its kind administered by the UAEM, aims to promote medical innovation and public interest in global health.
Duke theater professor McAuliffe explores father's mental illness in new book
Years later, theater professor Jody McAuliffe set out to investigate the obscure neurological disease that led to her father's unraveling.
Stigma deters Duke undergraduates from pursuing nursing
Although the U.S. News and World Report ranks the School of Nursing seventh in the nation, most undergraduate students have never considered nursing as a career option because of associated stigmas.
Sequester may hit Duke Lemur Center
Government budget cuts may decrease available funding for research organizations such as the Duke Lemur Center and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, along with basic research at Duke.
Duke intellectual property policy may hinder innovation
Duke professors have raised concerns over a policy that entitles the University to a large percentage of the profit received from inventions.
Duke Clinical Research Institute cuts 56 jobs
DCRI eliminated 56 positions to address its "specific business needs" in the wake of the federal sequester.
Experts discourage ban on genetic engineering
As genetic technology develops, the ability to change the genes of a fetus has moved from the realm of science fiction to a possible reality in the future.
Duke researchers hone in on HIV vaccine
A vaccine for HIV has eluded scientists for decades, but Duke researchers are closer to it than ever.
Scientists open path to brain tumor drug
A genetic mutation that prevents cell death may hold the key to treating deadly brain tumors.
Monkey behavior sheds light on human friendship
A Duke researcher’s findings suggest human friendship may actually be monkey-like.
Environmentalist calls for action to combat 'slow violence'
Theorist Rob Nixon argued that destructive treatment of the environment constitutes a form of violence.
Energy advocates defend oil, nuclear power
A bias against oil and nuclear energy as fuel sources is impeding industrial progress, said Alex Epstein, Trinity ’02.
Duke Lemur Center head identifies 2 new species
Using DNA analysis, a team of researchers that includes Anne Yoder, director of the Lemur Center, has discovered two new species of mouse lemurs.