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Kerry Cronin, who teaches a philosophy class at Boston College, was shocked some years ago during a class on student hookup culture, when a student inquired, 'How would you ask someone on a date?' 'It's easy to hook up with someone you've just met in a dark room after having a few drinks,' said freshman Frank DiMartino, who took the class.
Harnessing a natural process in the body that pumps lethal doses of copper to fungi and bacteria shows promise as a new way to kill infectious microbes, a team of scientists at Duke University report.
Superbugs known as CRE - called "nightmare bacteria" by federal health officials because they are deadly and virtually untreatable - are skyrocketing in the Southeastern USA, new research shows.
Editor's note: On Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that broadcaster Vin Scully would return for his 66th season in the booth in 2015.
"Their faith is abused; Durham police and officials through their scant investigation grievously failed them," Teresa Carson wrote in an email to The News & Observer early Thursday.
When we celebrate Emancipation Day, we need to acknowledge the crucial role played by the Haitian Revolution in helping to achieve the end of enslavement in the British colonies.
It was a somber celebration of life Wednesday night, exactly one week since the brutal attack took the life of Feng Liu, a University of North Carolina professor.
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Nel Coward's Design for Living at the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge.
A study of dominance in female baboons suggests that the route to a higher rank is to maintain close ties with mom, and to have lots of supportive sisters.
Farm Aid has announced the philanthropic music festival, a day-long concert which produces proceeds that benefit family farmers nationwide, will take the stage at Raleigh's Walnut Creek Amphitheater on Saturday, September 13. Tickets go on sale to the public August 1, and prices will range from $49 to $174.
Prosecutors said Lovette, 23, targeted the 29-year-old Mahato, early on the morning of Jan. 18, 2008, and took him to withdraw $520 from his savings account before returning to his apartment and shooting him once in the head.
A new ministerial position at Duke University Chapel honors a late professor and is designed to reach more students.
But unlike most defendants who are found not guilty, Lovette was led away by deputies to continue serving his life sentence for killing UNC Student Body President Eve Carson.
Eric Mennel , Lauren Spohrer and Phoebe Judge tap into their Criminal minds at Spohrer's home in Durham.
Jerome Leathers, principal of Jordan High School, will become the new principal of the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability.
It was her second trip to the White House, 71 years after the first. Scott, a longtime professor at Duke University, joined 20 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts or the National Humanities Medal in the East Room of the White House.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:14 am
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