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Like much of the world, China is graying. In 2000, 90 million adults over age 65 lived there.
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
Should government buildings be allowed to display religious symbols?
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Years from now, American political paleontologists may be looking back on the first part of the 21st century and marvel: It is now coming from the left side of the political spectrum from a guy named Doug Sosnik, a consultant to President Bill Clinton who wrote a very important and interesting piece you really need to read today: ' Which Side of ... (more)
Dr. Christopher Kestner helped treat Blue Devil basketball players during his foot and ankle fellowship with the Duke University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Nearly half of U.S. chief financial officers polled in a Duke University survey said they were reluctant to hire full-time workers because of the health care overhaul, according to a Duke Office of News & Communications release about the survey findings.
From recovering business growth to the impacts of the new universal healthcare program, understanding how the economy works is increasingly important.
Antisense therapeutics, a class of drugs comprised of short nucleic acid sequences, can target a dysfunctional gene and silence its activity.
Treating lymphoma today starts with an understanding of what is being treated, and the revolution in genetic profiling lets clinicians do that with more precision than ever.
Sutherland today is a scattering of farms in a beautiful valley where Hoskins Fork runs into the North Fork of New River.
Chicago Public Schools will add computer science to the core high school curriculum and roll out pathways programs for elementary students as part of a five-year plan.
The holidays are supposed to serve up plenty of laughter and joy, but for many, it's a stress-filled pressure cooker with a side of chaos.
The AGU is honoring Ebinger for her "fundamental work on the evolution of continental rifts toward seafloor spreading in East Africa and Afar."
Philadelphia, PA-Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial -conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study-provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography would not have progressed to ... (more)
Pediatric intensivists and housestaff have concerns regarding the preparation of housestaff after being trained in a 24/7 in-house attending model, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in Pediatrics .
The award comes with a $500,000 grant to Duke to support academic initiatives. The other winners were: Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University; John Hennessy, president of Stanford University; and Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College.
The 58-year-old received the transplant at Duke University Medical Center on Oct. 21, 2012, after being diagnosed in 2005 with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and polymyositis.
It is customary in higher education to dismiss rankings as misleading and arbitrary, quantifying things that don't much matter about colleges and universities.