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Female meerkats make more testosterone than males Duke University found female meerkats can produce more testosterone than males, which turns them into bullies. However, these 'mean girl' meerkats tend to have weaker immune systems.
Mail Online | 22 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dust mite allergens share rare combo of qualities Allergy researchers have long wondered why people consistently develop allergies to some proteins but not others. Using a recently-developed technique, scientists at Duke University and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences have shown th
EurekAlert! | Oct 19, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Burke County Middle School Duke Talent Search Students Seventeen Burke County Middle School students have qualified to participate in the 7th Grade Talent Search program sponsored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP).read more
The True Citizen | Oct 19, 2016 01:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Waynesboro, Georgia
Duke Energy wants to build a $55M plant at Duke University In asking N.C. regulators for permission to build a $55 million combined heat-and-power plant at Duke University, Duke Energy discloses it is discussing similar projects with other institutional and industrial customers. Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) tells the
Triangle Business Journal | Oct 18, 2016 2:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Identity beats policy when it comes to voter choices Two motivations -- your policy positions and your social identity -- compete to shape which candidate you choose and whether you will vote, according to a new set of predictions by Duke University scientists. Policy positions are a rational way to decide:
EurekAlert! | Oct 18, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
When swaying voters, a candidate's identity can matter more than their policies When Americans cast their vote for the next President, the candidates' personalities may matter more to voters than their stances on international trade. In a Opinion in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Duke University researchers propose a new model for pre
EurekAlert! | Oct 18, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fracking wastewater is mostly brines, not man-made fracking fluids Naturally occurring brines, not man-made fracking fluids, account for most of the wastewater coming from hydraulically fractured unconventional oil and gas wells, a new Duke University study finds.
EurekAlert! | Oct 17, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Female chimpanzees don't fight for 'queen bee' status Male and female chimpanzees achieve social status in dramatically different ways, says a new study by Duke University primatologists. While male chimpanzees actively challenge their superiors to win higher rank, females accept their position in the social
EurekAlert! | Oct 14, 2016 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Where ACC Schools Rank Among the 2017 U.S. News Best Colleges Duke University Stands at the Top
Yahoo! News | Oct 7, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lloyd Russell Cannaday Lloyd Russell Cannaday, 65, of Collinsville, died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Duke University Medical Center. Norris Funeral Services is in charge.
Martinsville Daily | Oct 6, 2016 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Martinsville, Virginia