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WATCH: A new study from Duke and University of California, Irvine suggests the gains provided by preschool programs fade quickly. Sanford School of Public Policy

Do kids really need preschool? New study questions benefits of early...

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Duke University
yesterday at 14:45. Facebook
Duke's West Union is included in Architectural Digest's 9 Best New University Buildings Around the World.

The 9 Best New University Buildings Around the World | Architectural Digest

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Duke University
02/21/2017 at 19:40. Facebook
At the turn of the century, Gabon had the highest density of forest elephants in Central Africa. Nearly two decades later, that number has dropped drastically.

Africa's Other Elephant Is Fading Fast

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Duke University
02/21/2017 at 18:42. Facebook
WATCH: Duke historian Tim Tyson discusses new revelations in his book about the shocking 1955 lynching of Emmett Till.

Emmett Till's Murder Stained America. What Followed Was Just as Important

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Duke University
02/21/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
Brain cancer in a dish? Duke and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have teamed up to better understand the heterogeneity of brain cancer, using a new approach they’ve pioneered for growing and characterizing miniature human brain tumors in the lab.

Ultimately, they hope to find new treatments or combinations of treatments to help more glioblastoma patients beat the...
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Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute

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Duke University
02/20/2017 at 20:57. Facebook
It's time to forget the “right-brain” myth about stimulating creativity -- a new study suggests it’s how well the two brain hemispheres communicate that sets highly creative people apart.

Creative People Have Better-Connected Brains

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Duke University
02/20/2017 at 19:03. Facebook
At 97, music professor emeritus Paul Bryan is still active with the euphonium and keeping up with the Duke Wind Symphony. The symphony will return the honor on Thursday with a free concert celebrating the birthday of its former conductor.

Wind Symphony Concert to Celebrate Former Conductor's 97th Birthday

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Duke University
02/20/2017 at 17:23. Facebook
A Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke study finds that 80% of the forest elephants living in Gabon's Minkébé National Park have disappeared due to poaching. Read more: ow.ly/6YnU309bbzF
Duke University
02/18/2017 at 20:06. Facebook
Go Duke!
Duke University
02/17/2017 at 21:25. Facebook
Considering a visit to Durham? Duke is included in Condé Nast Traveler's list of the 7 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America.
Duke University
02/17/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
Screen time before bed can mess with your sleep. But people without TV and laptops skimp on sleep too, researchers say.

People Far From Urban Lights, Bright Screens Still Skimp on Sleep

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Duke University
02/16/2017 at 20:04. Facebook
Said@Duke highlights the breadth, number and diversity of the guest speakers that come to Duke. Each piece showcases an image of the speaker from the event, along with a relevant quote. Interested in having your event/speaker/guest included in Said@Duke? We focus primarily on speakers from outside of Duke, and require a high-res image, preferably a candid shot of the person speaking at your...
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Duke University
02/16/2017 at 19:50. Facebook
Storytelling is at the heart of visiting professor Barry Lam's new philosophy podcast. Story Lab at Duke

What Philosophy Sounds Like

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Duke University
02/16/2017 at 19:01. Facebook
Fishermen have wondered about the “cock-eyed” squid's mismatched eyes for more than a hundred years. Duke biologist Katie Thomas solved the mystery.

Watch: Bizarre Deep-Sea Squid Has Mismatched Eyes

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Duke University
02/16/2017 at 18:55. Facebook
A trip to Vietnam and a new Nasher exhibit: Watch The Week at Duke in 60 Seconds.
Duke University
02/16/2017 at 18:10. Facebook
The overall survival and development of infants born at 23, 24 weeks is improving, a new Duke Health study finds.

More Extremely Preterm Babies Survive, Live Without Neurological...

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Duke University
02/16/2017 at 16:12. Facebook
WATCH: Duke University School of Medicine's physician-scientist Dr. Kafui Dzirasa, is featured in a new video as part of the “Black Men in White Coats” video series.

Inspiring the Young African-American Physician-Scientist

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Duke University
02/16/2017 at 04:09. Facebook
Duke wins!
Mike Feinberg, co-founder of the KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Foundation and executive vice chair of KIPP Houston, which includes 24 public charter schools: 9 primary schools, 11 middle schools, and 4 high schools serving over 12,500 children spoke at Duke on February 13. Feinberg’s talk sponsored by the Center for Child and Family Policy and the Sanford School of Public Policy.
The loss of motor function and mental acuity associated with Huntington’s disease might be treatable by restoring a cellular quality control process, which Duke Health researchers have identified as a key factor in the degenerative illness.

Cellular Quality Control Process Could be Huntington’s Disease Drug...

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