Students work to increase Bitcoin awareness
As Bitcoin expands into the Durham area, students are examining the currency's impact on campus.
Duke Energy spill illustrates need for renewable energy innovation
Coal is dirty. That became clear when a pipe broke under a Duke Energy coal ash pond and leaked ash into the Dan River in February.
Climate Resilience Fund could support Duke initiatives
Obama's recently proposed Climate Resilience Fund can bring much needed funding to environmental agencies, and may trickle down to unexpected sectors.
10-year old raises money for new basketball court at Children's Hospital
For his 10th birthday, Max Bonnstetter wants something more than presents.
Duke becomes affiliated with first substance abuse recovery center
Bluefield Recovery Center—a Durham residential program for university students recovering from substance abuse—has become the first recovery house of its kind to be associated with Duke.
North Carolina ranked 7th for LEED
North Carolina has been recognized as one of the foremost states in the ongoing movement toward more sustainable building design.
Medical student's GudNeSs bars fight anemia in India
Medical student Rajvi Mehta’s GudNeSs bars for fighting anemia continues to be a successful entrepreneurial venture as she currently works on expanding distribution to South India.
What Student Blue can do for you
Students on StudentBlue, the default healthcare plan for those who do not waive the annual insurance fee, may be surprised by the extent of the plan's coverage.
Triangle nurses become involved with pediatric nonprofit, The Monday Life
The Monday Life, a nonprofit working to enhance the environment of children's hospitals, has launched a new crowdsourcing website.
Decade of Dzau leaves DUHS "well prepared for the future"
When he leaves Duke June 30, Dr. Victor Dzau, CEO and president of Duke University Health System and chancellor for health affairs, will take his expertise to his new position as president of the...
Stonemason illustrates creative process for Nicholas School sculpture
Stonemason-artist Thea Alvin provided insight into her artistic landscaping projects at the Nicholas School for the Environment Wednesday.
Dzau to leave DUHS for Institute of Medicine
After nearly 10 years, Dr. Victor Dzau, Duke University Health System president and CEO as well as chancellor for health affairs will be leaving to become the president of the Institute of Medicine.
Duke pediatrician appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Duke pediatrician Alex Kemper has been selected to join the US Preventive Services Task Force.
Duke Diet and Fitness Center runs 800-calorie diet program
The Duke Diet and Fitness Center is promoting an approximately 800-calories-a-day meal replacement program for people unable to lose weight through other dieting means.
E.O. Wilson advocates biodiversity preservation
"Father of sociobiology" E.O. Wilson discussed the wealth of the natural world and the necessity of preserving biodiversity on Tuesday at the Reynolds Theater.
Duke research administration manager faces charges of felony child abuse
Prudence Shivers—who is listed as Charlyne Shivers in the Duke directory—was arrested for two counts of intentional child abuse inflicting serious injury Feb. 1.
Antibacterial products may mean tougher illnesses
New evidence is coming to light that antibacterial soaps may be ineffective and actively working against the battle with germs.
DGHI unveils cancer prevention partnership in Tanzania
With the unveiling of the new Global Cancer Initiative, the University is taking its global health prevention efforts to a new level.
Aggression linked to dangerous neighborhoods internationally
A study that analyzed children from nine countries—including more than 300 families in Durham—found that a child raised in a dangerous neighborhood is more likely to exhibit aggressive behavior.
Duke study finds way to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
Researchers at Duke are exploring the long-term effects of spinal cord stimulation in improving symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Picard questions difference between machines and humans
Hundreds of people braved the snow to attend “Are We Merely Machines?”, an event hosted by The Veritas Forum regarding the question of what, if anything, makes humans unique from machines.
Professors use lasers to merge arts and sciences
The pigments of imagination are coming to life in a new course taught by the chemistry department.
STEAM Challenge winners use puppetry to depict benefits of rehydration therapy
The first annual Duke STEAM challenge prize was awarded to a group of four undergraduates working to curb dehydration caused by diarrhea in northern India.
Foundation donates Alexander Calder mobile to Duke Children's Hospital
A mobile by famous sculptor Alexander Calder has been donated to Duke Medicine, according to a Duke Health press release.
DUHS limits visitors due to flu outbreak
Duke University Health System hospitals, clinics and emergency care centers have been restricting visitor access since Dec. 30 to curb flu outbreak.