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In the 1950s and early 60s, Dr. John Franklin Enders, who was known as "The Father of Modern vaccines," with the aid of Dr. Thomas C. Peebles, then of the Children's Hospital Boston, and Samuel L. Katz, MD , professor emeritus of Duke University, worked to develop a new vaccine that would rescue America from one of the most contagious diseases in ... (more)
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A dispute among investors in the vacant Chesterfield cigarette factory building at 701 W. Main Street in Durham is holding up the sale of the property.
In response to a petition signed by 400 students, Penn announced today that it would require all companies that produce Penn collegiate apparel to sign the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
Durham Technical Community College has named Tracy Mancini dean of the Arts, Sciences and University Transfer Department.
The push to curb grade inflation at Texas public colleges and universities will be back in the next legislative session, state Rep. Scott Turner, R-Frisco, said Wednesday.
When it comes to education, getting a head start gives kids a huge advantage. Some students in Hancock County have been given the chance to take that head start, and run with it.
Duke Medicine has established a new research program to investigate the relationship between exposure to environmental tobacco smoke during pregnancy and childhood and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.
When Peter Lange steps down in June, he will conclude his third term, making him Duke's longest serving provost.
Review of White-Collar Government: The Hidden Role of Class in Economic Policy Making .
Someday you will take a pill that will fix your body. Sounds like science fiction and, though not yet science fact, it is a tantalizing potential presented by a breakthrough in nano technology and biomedicine from researchers in the U.S., Denmark and Rome.
People who attempt suicide before their mid-20s are at increased risk for mental and physical health problems later in life, a new study finds.
A team of Montreal researchers at the IRCM led by Dr. Nabil G. Seidah, in collaboration with Dr. William C. Wetsel's team at Duke University in the United States, discovered that the protein PC7 plays a critical role in the brain by affecting certain types of cognitive performance such as anxiety, learning and emotional memory.
Following a semester that saw a successful basketball campout and legislation to encourage more focus on graduate housing, leaders of the Graduate and Professional Student Council are looking ahead to their Spring goals.
Education is finding new ways to adapt to technology changes, and mass open online courses are an ever-growing trend.
Some economists say future job growth can't hinge on so-called "meds and eds" as those two sectors reach the end of their growth cycle.
Turning left off Duke's East Campus, Durham's Main Street is a straight shot for a stretch.