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Jul 28, 2014
Imagine yourself at age 80, fumbling for the small vial of eye drops your ophthalmologist prescribed for your glaucoma. It’s five in the afternoon, you can’t remember whether you put them back in the bathroom or the bedside table after your last...
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Jul 22, 2014
Researchers believe they now know why the supersonic trans-Atlantic Concorde aircraft went the way of the dodo—it hit an evolutionary cul-de-sac.
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Jul 15, 2014
After the economic downturn of the late 2000s hit America, it became difficult for college students to find jobs—not only new graduates, but summer internship seekers as well. Many students, however, found a silver lining. Instead of moping about...
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Jul 11, 2014
Two degrees plus two scan energies and one heavy metal equals a new way to detect dangerous plaques in the coronary arteries. Potentially. Jeffrey Ashton, a biomedical engineering graduate student in Duke University’s  MD-PhD program, has won...
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Jul 10, 2014
David Smith has been named chair of Duke’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, effective August 1, 2014.
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Jul 7, 2014
Robert Calderbank, director of the Information Initiative at Duke (iiD) and the Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Computer Science, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Claude E. Shannon Award by the IEEE Information Theory Society.Robert...

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