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Machine, partnership saves Harnett Co. newborn from death A Harnett County newborn with enterovirus D68 was near death until a machine at Duke University Hospital helped her recover. | 14 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
N.C. State grads default on student loans at higher rate than UNC and Duke For the classes of 2010 and 2011, graduates from N.C. State University default on their student loans at a higher rate than those from UNC-Chapel Hill, but both universities graduate students who default at rates well above those from Duke University. Acr
Triangle Business Journal | Oct 23, 2014 12:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Gene identified for immune system reset after infection Duke University researchers have uncovered the genes that are normally activated during recovery from bacterial infection. The finding, from C. elegans worms, could lead to ways to jumpstart this recovery process and possibly fend off autoimmune diseases
EurekAlert! | Oct 23, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wonkblog: No, marijuana use doesnt lower your IQ A 2012 Duke University study made international headlines when it purported to find a link between heavy marijuana use and IQ decline among teenagers. Other researchers questioned the findings almost immediately: Columbia University's Carl Hart noted the
Washington Post | Oct 22, 2014 2:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An international jazz advocate brings his gospel to Duke Arturo O'Farrill comes to Durham by Sylvia Pfeiffenberger In December 2010, the jazz pianist and composer Arturo O'Farrill and Duke University arts administrator Eric Oberstein went home together. They both lived in New York, but they arrived in the Cub
Independent Weekly | Oct 22, 2014 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Durham, North Carolina
Josh Sommer Is Working To Cure His Form Of Cancer -- And Yours Josh Sommer didn’t want to accept his diagnosis. When he began experiencing headaches as a freshman at Duke University, he went in for an MRI. Doctors found a large tumor in Sommer’s head. They told him he had chordoma, a rare, malignant bone | Oct 21, 2014 8:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early palliative care can cut hospital readmissions for cancer patients Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge.The Duke researchers shared their findings today
EurekAlert! | Oct 21, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Do We Want to Risk Over-Enforcement or Under-Enforcement? The question of over-enforcement versus under-enforcement in telecommunications came up in a panel talk on Friday that was part of a Duke University School of Law's Center for Innovation Policy event on Internet regulation in 2020.
Roll Call | Oct 20, 2014 5:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Duke researchers identify tracking tool for fracking fluids Duke University researchers said they have identified a new way of tracking the leaks and spills of fracking fluids by using a novel geochemical fingerprinting technology.Click to Continue »
The News & Observer | Oct 20, 2014 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
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Bicyclist seriously hurt after being hit by car near Duke University The crash happened around 6 p.m. Saturday on Chapel Hill Road. | Oct 19, 2014 3:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina