Many medical trials involve mostly sick adults, but Project Baseline aims to study mostly healthy individuals instead—and Duke is part of the initiative.
This past summer, Alexandria Niebergall and Weiyi Tang—Ph.D. students in the Nicholas School of the Environment—participated in a research cruise in the Northern Pacific Ocean.
Just ahead of Halloween, Duke biomedical engineering researchers have developed an artificial protein, known as the “Frankenstein protein,” that can help repair damaged body parts.
A bacterium known to cause stomach cancer may also lead to an increased risk of colorectal cancer, especially among people of color, a study by researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute found.
The world is quickly turning digital, and, with the help of researchers at Duke, so will medicine.
Although Duke University did not win a Nobel Prize this year, it still has a stake in the glory.
Individuals should contribute to abating climate change and protecting wildlife, one environmental advocate said Thursday.
Duke researchers have recently discovered why some people can produce antibodies capable of fighting HIV, and the answer might lie in one special protein.
Duke chemistry had the color changing agent and N.C. State engineering had the liquid metal technology. Along with a U.C. San Diego wave-material interaction group’s collaboration, these three came together to create a liquid metal wire that changes color to warn the user that it is about to snap.
Terrie Moffitt, Nannerl O. Keohane university professor of psychology and neuroscience, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine—one of the highest honors for leaders in health and medicine.
Duke Health researchers have successfully created a checklist for patients with staphylococcal bloodstream infections to determine which patients can terminate antibiotic treatment sooner than others.
Around 25 years ago, Duke researchers discovered the largest known genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease in people over 65—a gene called APOE4. Researchers still aren’t sure what it does.
Armed with a seven-figure grant, Duke researchers hope to better understand how DNA changes can cause cancer.
Researchers at Duke have discovered the scientific basis of our gut feelings—literally.
Thinking about buying a home near a hog farm? You might want to reconsider.
As you stand on the sidewalk, a car zips by you. You think to yourself, 'Whoa, that car is going way over the speed limit.' Ever wonder how you know that? A team of Duke scientists may have the answer.
The Food and Drug Administration has given Juul an ultimatum: prove they can keep their products away from minors within 60 days, or pull its products from store shelves and face criminal charges.
The first food you smell in the Brodhead Center might be the only food your brain registers.
Thousands of residents suffered severe loss when Hurricane Florence swept the coastlines of the Carolinas, but the damage was not entirely due to natural hazard—human imprudence may also be responsible.