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03/24/2017 at 18:05. Facebook
During Duke's Spring Breakthrough course "Hamilton: Music, History and Politics", professor Noah Pickus led students in exploring the popular Broadway musical. After studying historical documents, students wrote their own songs and spoken work pieces that are missing from the musical.

Spring Breakthrough: Creating An Alternative "Hamilton"

During Duke's Spring Breakthrough course Hamilton: Music, History and Politics, professor Noah Pickus led students in exploring the popular...

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03/24/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
A person carrying variants of two particular genes could be almost three times more likely to develop multiple sclerosis, according to the latest findings from scientists at Duke Health and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

New Gene Interaction Appears to be Associated with Increased MS Risk |...

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03/24/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
The future occupations of U.S. immigrant children are influenced by how similar their native language is to English, finds a new study by scholars at Duke'sSanford School of Public Policy and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

New Study Shows Why Some U.S. Immigrants Study Math Rather Than Poetry |...

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03/24/2017 at 16:17. Facebook
Janet Lee (MMS’12) opens ZenFish on Ninth Street in Durham, the Triangle’s first customizable poké bar.

What’s a poké bowl? You’ll find out at two new restaurants

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03/24/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
Duke Global Health Institute - DGHI researchers codevelop a Zika virus candidate vaccine.

DGHI Professor and Penn Colleagues Develop Zika Candidate Vaccine

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Duke University
03/23/2017 at 19:03. Facebook
Check out another great feature on Duke's African-American architect, Julian Abele, by the NC Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.
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03/23/2017 at 17:50. Facebook
Congrats to Duke alum Marcus Stroman on being named MVP following a historic victory in the 2017 World Baseball Classic Wednesday night.

USA's Marcus Stroman shuts down Puerto Rico

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03/23/2017 at 15:56. Facebook
Visiting artist Mythili Prakash, intellectual humility, a Duke course on the history of hip-hop, and the Department of Neurology’s visit to Durham middle schoolers. Watch The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds.
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03/23/2017 at 14:20. Facebook
DCRI & Duke Health scientists have developed a procedure that could help reduce strokes in A-Fib patients.

Surgically Sealing Heart Pouch in A-Fib Patients Appears to Reduce...

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03/23/2017 at 14:07. Facebook
The 2nd Annual Price Is Right College Rivalry Show airs Friday at 11 am, with students from Duke and UNC competing for prizes and a chance to claim the W.
The Spring Breakthrough pilot program used creative topics to tackle scholarly issues with fun, food and magic.

Spring Breakthrough: A Week of Learning for Learning's Sake

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Duke University scientists have identified a mechanism in the molecular machinery of the cell that could help explain how neurons begin to falter in the initial stages of Alzheimer’s, even before amyloid clumps appear.

Jumping Genes Suspected in Alzheimer's

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Each year, fourth-year medical students across the country view the third week of March as the start of their future. Here's a look into Duke's Match Day:

Duke Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2017! | Duke School of Medicine

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Duke alumni Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur started Mental Floss as a campus magazine at Duke University in 2001, hoping to create something entertaining and educational. The rest, as they say, is history.

The Co-Founders of Mental Floss Are Leaving to Develop Podcasts at...

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More than half of older women with early stage breast cancer received more radiation therapy than what might be medically necessary, adding additional treatment and health care costs, according to a study led by Duke HealthCancer Institute researchers.

Reducing Radiation Could Safely Cut Breast Cancer Treatment Costs | Duke...

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Researchers at Duke Engineering have created a new model for predicting decompression sickness after deep-sea dives that not only estimates the risk, but how severe the symptoms are likely to be.

Predicting How Bad the Bends Will Be | Duke Pratt School of Engineering

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Final score.
FINAL! #DukeWins
Psychology and Behavioral Economics professor Dan Ariely speaks with students about the mysterious power of intuition as part of
Free Beer and Other Forces That Get Us To Misbehave, one of the Spring Breakthrough courses.

Spring Breakthrough is a pilot project offering first-year students and sophomores an opportunity to take a five-day crash course from some of Duke’s leading teachers. Read...
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