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Robert Lefkowitz (right) shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with his mentee Brian Kobilka (not pictured).
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The road to a Nobel Prize: Robert Lefkowitz writes memoir, reconnects with roots

Lefkowitz’s memoir “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Stockholm: The Adrenaline-Fueled Adventures of an Accidental Scientist” is set to be released in February of next year. The story builds up to the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry that he shared with his mentee Brian Kobilka. He also shares his experiences as a trained cardiologist who was diagnosed with a heart disease. 


Test tubes for Duke's self-administered COVID-19 surveillance tests.
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Duke, UNC study finds little evidence virus cases at NC universities spread beyond schools

Colleges’ decisions to reopen this fall have raised concerns that outbreaks on campus could lead to COVID-19 spreading in college towns. However, a recent geospatial analysis by researchers at Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found little evidence that student cases of COVID-19 at a sample of North Carolina universities had spilled over into the wider community.