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A study of 27,000 trees shows early spring warming, summer drought as major factors.
DURHAM, N.C., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million to Duke University Prevention Epicenter as part of its program to conduct innovative research in the science of preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections, or HAIs, with the goal of saving lives in healthcare settings.
A research team from Duke University in North Carolina has recreated autistic mice by mutating the gene which controls production of the protein, Shank3.
From overworked professionals to over-extended students, everyone worries about how much sleep theyâ€™re getting.
The powers that be in Las Vegas figured out something long before neuroscientists at two Duke University medical schools confirmed their ideas this week: Trying to make decisions while sleep-deprived can lead to a case of optimism.
While humans and the common chimpanzee wage war and kill each other, bonobos do not.
A Duke University team has seen for the first time how soft polymers can break down under exposure to electrical current.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More and more colleges and universities across the United States are being recognized for taking care of one of the most valuable resources on campus - trees.
Why is it that the same teams seem to dominate the annual men's collegiate basketball tournament?
High-resolution images from a laser-based tool developed at Duke University could help doctors better diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, while potentially saving thousands of lives and millions of dollars in unnecessary healthcare costs each year.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.