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Children's movies filled with obesity-promoting behaviour Researchers from Duke University found that of the top-grossing children's films released in recent years, 87 percent feature unhealthy food, while all include 'obesity-promoting behavior'.
Mail Online | Dec 8, 2017 4:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The structure of cool A team of researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Duke University has made the first determination of the atomic structure of Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 8 (TRPM8), a molecular sensor in nerve ends that detects cold temperat
EurekAlert! | Dec 7, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seeing through walls of unknown materials Researchers at Duke University have devised a way to see through walls without any advance knowledge of what the walls are made out of. Besides having obvious applications in the realm of security, the approach could lead to inexpensive devices to help co
EurekAlert! | Dec 6, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Air pollution cancels positive health effects of exercise in older adults Exposure to vehicle exhaust on city streets is enough to counter the beneficial cardiovascular and pulmonary health effects of two hours of exercise in adults over 60, a study led by scientists at Imperial College London and Duke University shows. It is t
EurekAlert! | Dec 5, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Duke University rescinds journalism award for Charlie Rose DURHAM, N.C. (AP) A Duke University journalism program has rescinded an award given to television host Charlie Rose in response to sexual harassment allegations.
Journal Review | Dec 4, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Why Duke University is building a massive new nursing facility Duke University is moving forward on a new, 102,000-square-foot, five-story building that will house its School of Nursing, along with its School of Medicines Doctor of Physical Therapy program and Department of Orthopedic Surgery. The new building slated
Triangle Business Journal | Dec 4, 2017 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
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Duke will leave Robert E. Lee statue site empty for a year Duke University will leave an empty space where it removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee so it can spend another year studying a proper replacement.
abc11tv.com | Dec 3, 2017 7:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Duke to keep thinking about how to fill Robert E. Lee's spot on chapel Duke University is going to keep thinking about how to fill a spot at its iconic chapel after officials removed a statue of Robert E. Lee in August.
WRAL.com | Dec 2, 2017 7:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Officers find gun stolen from Duke police after Edgecombe County chase Authorities found a gun stolen from Duke University Campus Police after a car chase last week in Edgecombe County.
WRAL.com | Nov 30, 2017 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina
Duke grad students protest proposed GOP tax plan A group of Duke University graduate students walked out of class Wednesday afternoon in protest of the proposed Republican tax bill and its effect on students and educators in higher education.
WRAL.com | Nov 29, 2017 11:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Raleigh, North Carolina