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44 min ago | Free Times

Aaron Graves of Those Lavender Whales Got Cancer - Then a Whole Lot of Help

When Aaron Graves began to experience a bad string of migraines about two months ago, he didn't think too much of it.


Related Topix: Durham, NC, Columbia, SC, Music, Entertainment

1 hr ago | The GMAT Club Journal

MBA Students on Classroom Diversity

Earlier this week, Bloomberg Businessweek launched a new series called One Question, which will attempt to take the pulse of MBA students here and abroad to suss out what Next Gen business leaders are thinking.


6 hrs ago | Wired

The Surprising Gut Microbes of African Hunter-Gatherers

Hadza women cook tubers they've foraged throughout the day. Compared to the men, who spend their day hunting game, the women have more gut bacteria for breaking down fibrous veggies.


Related Topix: University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

10 hrs ago |

Kansas suspect's hatred hard to forget

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Johnson County, IN, South Whitley, IN

10 hrs ago | The Chronicle

New representatives, renovation and resolutions at final GPSC...

The Graduate and Professional Student Council elected the remaining half of council positions, received updates on renovations to Duke University Libraries and approved new resolutions at their final meeting Tuesday.


Related Topix: Libraries

14 hrs ago | The Chronicle

History of the Duke Lemur CenterAshley MooneyHome to the most diverse ...

Just minutes away from the heart of Duke's West Campus, one can venture through a forest teeming with primates rarely seen outside of their native land of Madagascar.


Related Topix: Yale University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Audubon To Hold Birdathon For Exline Memorial Scholarship May 3

The community is invited to join the Audubon Center and Sanctuary's educators and their friends and fans to see as many birds as possible on a one-day only birdathon.


Related Topix: Russell, PA


Childhood obesity more expensive than a year of college

The Chula Vista Elementary School District is being touted as a model for its methods that have resulted in motivating the community to take action.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science / Technology

Mental Help Net

Six-Minute Walk Test Could Help Guide Heart Failure Treatment

Distance achieved in the six-minute walk test may be a practical measure of functional capacity that guides selection of therapy for patients with heart failure, according to research published online April 9 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .


Related Topix: Durham, NC

JD Journal

Nadeen Weybrecht Discusses the State of the Legal Market in Atlanta

Nadeen Weybrecht is a legal recruiter at BCG Attorney Search's Houston Office . She focuses on matching attorneys with employers in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Georgia, and Oklahoma metropolitan areas.


Related Topix: Louisiana

Book TV

at Duke University: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, "Racism without...

Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva talked about this book, "Racism without Racists," in which he argues that we do not live in a post-racial society, despite the election and re-election of President Obama.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Book TV

at Duke University: Dan Ariely, "The (Honest) Truth About...

Duke University professor Dan Ariely sat down with Book TV to talk about his book, "The Truth About Dishonesty."


The Victoria Advocate

Humans versus robots, drone expert advises widening career options

Cummings, an associate professor and director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory at Duke University , said a person's concept of drone technology should not be exclusively tied to targeted killing.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Chapel Hill News

Community Fundraisers: April 16.

Vivian Connell, a teacher at Phoenix Academy High School, is raising money to bring the school to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum at the end of May in Washington, D.C. Connell and museum officials are raising money to meet their goal of $20,000 for transportation, lodging and food.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Orange County, NC, Carrboro, NC

The Chronicle

DUSDAC considers rearranging food truck lineupYiyun ZhuThe Duke...

The Duke University Student Dining Advisory Committee deliberated Monday on what food trucks and Merchants-on-Points restaurants should be recommended to Duke Dining for next year based on a survey administered to the student body .


Related Topix: Dining

Mon Apr 14, 2014


'Baby Lawrence' will get transplant

An Omaha mother received the news Monday she'd been fighting for for months; Medicaid approved her baby boy's lifesaving transplant.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, North Carolina

The Huffington Post

I Don't Want Your Pity: Sex Work and Labor Politics

Earlier in your story you mention due to high cost of Duke [University] and not wanting to end up with huge amount of loans, and also having no special training for other types of jobs, you decided to get into porn.


Scientific Blogging

Ferns Borrowed Genes To Flourish In Low Light

During the age of the dinosaurs, the arrival of flowering plants as competitors could have spelled doom for the ancient fern lineage.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Biology

Psychology Today

Inflated Research Claims Can Harm Children

In our fame-seeking and data-driven world, the most outrageous claims made by "experts," bloggers, and researchers often gain the most media attention.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Family, Kids, Journalism

9th Wonder class to launch Hip-Hop Institute at NCCU

Patrick Douthit, the Grammy Award-winning hip-hip producer known as 9th Wonder, will teach a class on "Hip-Hop in Context" at N.C. Central University this fall, which will also launch the university's Hip-Hop Institute.


Related Topix: 9th Wonder, Hip-Hop, Little Brother, Durham, NC, Harvard University