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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 .
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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.
As uncomfortable as it might be, scientists will need to ''triage'' the allocation of scarce resources to save marine mammal species, a United States marine mammal scientist says.
Summary Federal R&D policy and implications of budget sequestration are the largest factors in funding for U.S. academic research, which has dropped from a recent high of 6% annual funding increases in 2011 to a forecast of 2% in 2014.
While students finish cramming for their Fall finals, the LDOC Committee of the Duke University Union is busy organizing this year's Last Day Of Classes event.
On his second Christmas break home from college, Duke University sophomore Michael Grand reports that he can no longer relate to any of his friends from high school.
Duke University Medical Center phlebotomist Angel Novio, left, draws 13 blood samples from double lung transplant recipient Allie Cayton, 17, right, during her clinic visit on Monday.
Scientists have believed for years that preserving more species, no matter which ones, was a key component to enhancing how well an ecosystem performs.
This September 1985 family photo shows Jerry Ensminger, Janey and JaneyÃ­s mother, Etsuko during a visit to Duke University in Durham, N.C., a couple of weeks before Janey died on Sept.
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A smartphone app that turns gamers into airport baggage screeners is showing that finding weapons and other illegal items isn't all that easy, even when you're looking for them.
Darren Spedale is anything but lazy. He's been an investment banker, lawyer, and small business owner.
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)