Duke scientists create guidelines for future research
Researchers at Duke are attempting to draw lessons from the highly publicized missteps of one of their own.
Just a story
For some reason, I’ve come to associate a certain burning sensation in my quads, a sharp tiredness in my calves, with working on a good story.
Duke denies wrongdoing in lax cases
Duke has denied it did anything wrong in its handling of rape accusations against members of the 2006 men’s lacrosse team.
Judge lets Duke lacrosse suits proceed
A federal judge will allow three lawsuits filed by most of the members of the 2006 men’s lacrosse team to move forward against Duke and Durham.
Nevins defends Duke response to flawed data
The mentor of discredited Duke cancer researcher Dr. Anil Potti provided the first public account of his thoughts and actions as the cancer research he developed with Potti and other scientists...
ITOC restricts all travel to Japan
The potential for nuclear disaster and other repercussions of last week’s devastating earthquake and tsunami have led Duke to restrict travel to all of Japan.
Three injured in car accident on campus
Three people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of Science Drive and Towerview Road Tuesday evening.
NC law firm investigates Potti trials
A North Carolina law firm is looking into clinical trials connected to discredited cancer researcher Dr. Anil Potti.
NCI questioned Potti research even after Duke review
Recently released documents show that federal researchers had more concerns than previously reported about the now-discredited cancer genomics research conducted by Dr. Anil Potti.
Withdrawal of 2006 paper marks second retraction
Duke researchers have withdrawn a second paper authored by former cancer researcher Dr. Anil Potti.
Nevins requests retraction of key genomics research paper
A Duke researcher is in the process of retracting a foundational cancer genomics paper, signaling a lack of confidence in some of its findings.
Cancer researcher resigns, accepts blame for mistakes
The Duke cancer researcher who has been under investigation for research misconduct since this summer has resigned.
Updated: Anil Potti, Duke Cancer Researcher Accused of Misconduct, Resigns
Dr. Anil Potti stepped down from his position at Duke’s Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy Friday and took responsibility for the problems in his research. "It has been a difficult time, as...
Finance VP to take Wake Forest post
Duke’s top finance man is trading Devils for Demons. Hof Milam, vice president for finance and treasurer, will step down in December to become senior vice president for finance and administration...
Sex list draws media to Duke
The sexual practices of Duke students are back in the spotlight, four years after lacrosse case coverage subjected campus culture to national examination.
Scientists call for experiment reproducibility
Scientists are using a Duke research misconduct case to draw attention to what they say is an increasing problem in some fields of scientific research—experiments that are not easily reproducible.
Health care companies cut ties with Potti
Two health care companies have cut ties with a Duke cancer researcher whose research methods and credentials have been called into question.
The Dean's Spot: Meet the man who took the reins for McLendon
After 40 years as a professor of chemistry, and the last three as dean of natural sciences, Crumbliss had earned a sabbatical. He planned to spend it in Genoa, a seaside city in northern Italy...
Dawkins set to resign as VP in June
Kemel Dawkins, a top University administrator who supervised campus construction and helped negotiate Dining changes, has decided to step down.
Duke adds master’s in downturn
The economic crisis has forced deep cuts in spending at Duke and prompted administrators to consider new ways to raise revenue.
Budget discussions postponed
Duke Student Government postponed discussion of its budget after a late and at times disorganized Wednesday night meeting.
Crazies, admins gear up for celebration
As the men’s basketball team gets ready to take on Butler University in the NCAA Tournament Championship in Indianapolis, back on campus Duke students and administrators are making their own...
14 profs to retire in incentive program
Fourteen professors have accepted the faculty retirement incentive, Provost Peter Lange said Tuesday.
Duke settles lax dispute with Pressler
The University has settled with former men’s lacrosse coach Mike Pressler over the coach’s claim that a Duke official slandered him.
Struggles with addiction plagued Jeffrey until passing
Jay Jeffrey had big blue eyes. He loved philosophy and playing tennis. He was friendly and funny and he took the time to appreciate the little things around him.