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U.S. Children Are Safer, Better-Educated, and Fatter

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:44pm
By many measures, life for U.S. kids has improved in the past two decades.

DNA Sheds Light on Why Largest Lemurs Disappeared

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 6:16pm
Giant Lemurs’ Demise Linked to Size, Low Numbers

New Tracers Can Identify Coal Ash Contamination in Water

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 4:59pm
Coal ash contamination in lakes and rivers can be tracked to its source.

Duke Chapel’s Christmas Eve Service to Be Broadcast Live

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:30pm
Duke Chapel will hold four worship services on Christmas Eve

$1.5M Gift Endows Professorship at Duke Divinity

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:17pm
The gift will fund the Irene and William McCutchen Professorship, to be held by the director of the Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation

N.C. NAACP President William Barber to Deliver Duke’s MLK Keynote Jan. 18

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:38pm
Commemoration theme, “Dignity Through Dissent,” pays tribute to John Hope Franklin

Combating Stress During Finals Week

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:02pm

Genes Tell Story of Birdsong and Human Speech

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:01pm
Duke lab co-led massive international gene sequencing effort

Duke Accepts 815 Early Decision Applicants

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 5:45pm
Students admitted through Early Decision this year will represent 48 percent of next fall's incoming class

New Model Helps Boost Fishery Profits and Sustainability

Mon, 12/08/2014 - 2:38pm
New model could help fishermen boost profits by 20 to 49 percent.

Duke Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:37pm
The university aims to increase underrepresented minority student science, technology, engineering and math degree completion by 8 percent

Laser Sniffs Out Toxic Gases From Afar

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 8:11pm
System can ID chemicals in the atmosphere from a kilometer away

Guidebook Focuses on Ecosystem Service Approach to Decision-Making

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:29pm
Resource Managers Get Help Putting Value on Nature's Benefits

Duke Law Alumnus Endows Faculty Chair in School's Entrepreneurship Program

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:21pm
Alumnus Karl Leo and his wife, Fay, have committed $1.25 million to establish a new faculty chair in business law and entrepreneurship

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry to Host Gay Rights Panel at Duke

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:50pm
A panel of experts will examine gay rights issues in the African-American community

New Director Named to Sexual Gender, Diversity Center

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:41pm
Bernadette Brown begins work Jan. 5