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...Students have been organizing and protesting racial strife at universities all year - from a noose being found on Duke University's campus, to spray-painted swastikas and nooses at the State University of New York's Purchase campus, to...
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Are gun violence researchers becoming an endangered species?

...The line is: 'If it's not a public health issue, why are so many people dying?'" said Philip Cook, a Duke University economist who in the 1970s began studying the impact of guns on society.The CDC, the federal government's lead...
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Lots of trees to hug: 3 trillion on Earth

...might be hard to find space, but it can be done, Crowther said.Outside scientists such as Norm Christensen of Duke University said the way the study was conducted made sense and is well executed. But he wonders how useful it is to know the...
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'The conversation we're stuck with'

...systemic problems besetting America's mental health system, says Jeffrey Swanson, a professor of psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine."Forty percent of people with serious mental illness are going without treatment - our systems...
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South getting first big wind farm soon for wind power as utilities seek the next best investment to add to their energy mixes, said Jonas Monast of Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions."It's conceivable that we can see a dramatic growth...
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Duke professor defends racial comments

RALEIGH, N.C. - A Duke University professor criticized for an online post comparing blacks and...hard."The posting goes on to say: "I am a professor at Duke University. Every Asian student has a very simple old American first name...
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Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...and years of experience can prove invaluable, stressed Dr. Dan Blazer, an emeritus professor of psychiatry at Duke University who chaired the IOM committee."The brain ages in all of us. But there's wide variability in the way the brain...
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Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...think, 'Surely this guy is dead.' And you'll go out and there he will be alive."Dr. Claude Piantadosi, a Duke University medical professor who authored "The Biology of Human Survival: Life and Death in Extreme Environments," agreed...
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Study: Women with mild memory problem worsen faster than men

...Association International Conference uncovered signs of that vulnerability well before Alzheimer's symptoms hit.First, Duke University researchers compared nearly 400 men and women with mild cognitive impairment, early memory changes that don't interfere...
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JDHS girls beat North Pole

...Hebard.Hebard, who led the Wolfpack to the state tournament as a sophomore last season and is being recruited by Duke University, among others, scored 28 points against the Crimson Bears."I know she can dunk," Knight said. "She didn't...


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