Duke University is responding to a lawsuit alleging falsification of research data included in various publications and grant applications.
Neuroscientists at Duke University are looking at how the brain makes empathetic decisions.
Here's the idea: people see animal footprints in the wild more often than they see actual animals.
A Duke University lab manager has been demoted after damaging a container of Uranium and leaking a small amount of its contents.
Researchers from Duke university are learning that female beauty in the animal world may be less about mating, and more about survival.
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.
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.
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.
A new study has found surprising information about the source of a toxin contaminating well water throughout North Carolina, and this particular substance isn't coming from coal ash ponds.