8:15am Sep 21, 2017Arts Arts Books NationalThrough the Rubenstein Test Kitchen project, librarians and staff re-create historical recipes from thousands of cookbooks in the collections. Some dishes are culturally telling ... and comical.
12:04pm Jul 24, 2017News News Science
Researchers at Duke University have come up with an algorithm that helps robots see the world a little more
7:46am Jul 18, 2017Environment Environment Science
A new study shows how a type of Japanese seaweed could help protect North Carolina’s shoreline.
3:54pm Jul 06, 2017Science Science
Duke University is responding to a lawsuit alleging falsification of research data included in various publications and grant applications.
2:01pm Jun 30, 2017News News Science
Neuroscientists at Duke University are looking at how the brain makes empathetic decisions.
12:52pm May 30, 2017Environment Environment News Science
Here’s the idea: people see animal footprints in the wild more often than they see actual animals.
9:46am Mar 09, 2017Health & Safety Health & Safety Politics & Government Science
A Duke University lab manager has been demoted after damaging a container of Uranium and leaking a small amount of its contents.
1:00pm Feb 17, 2017Science Science
Researchers from Duke university are learning that female beauty in the animal world may be less about mating, and more about survival.
1:00pm Feb 03, 2017Science Science
According to a Duke University study, we will need to see a tenfold increase in the the use of green technology in order to meet Paris Agreement goals.
1:00pm Jan 20, 2017Science Science
www.wfdd.org/story/virus-kills-cancerA team of biomedical engineers, including Duke University Pratt School of Engineering’s Dean, Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, has programmed Salmonella bacteria to seek and destroy brain cancer.
1:00pm Dec 16, 2016Science Science
Most of us with brains understand that our body is controlled by the noodle in our noggin. Through the sciences, we know how the heart works to pump blood and how our digestive system processes food. But we still don't understand, on many basic levels, how the brain itself works.
1:00pm Oct 28, 2016Science Science
With great complexity, we manufacture things like jet airplanes, interplanetary probes, medical tools, and microprocessors. We build with a top-down approach, starting with a big picture concept which we then design and assemble in pieces.
Duke University professor of computer sciences, Dr. John Reif, notes that nature works from the bottom up to assemble complex structures in three dimensions. He and his lab are working on that.