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Crowdfunding for Azolla Fern Research Hits Target

July 02, 2014

A Chinese biotech firm has pushed biology professor Kathleen Pryer and her team over the top in their quest to fund the sequencing of the...

Julian Kimura: Evolutionary Paths of the Sea Urchin and the Sand Dollar

June 30, 2014

Junior Julian Kimura came to Duke with an interest in developmental biology and he found a home on his first day at the university in the...

Mitchell Lee: Student Studies New Processes for Gene Expression

June 27, 2014

Before biologists can understand the role of specific genes, they have to be able to determine whether those genes are "on or off." Howard...

Going Public With Research Funding

June 19, 2014

Oh, the people you will meet when raising money for science. Biology professor Kathleen Pryer knows this now, after first writing an op-ed...

Johnsen's Book wins PROSE Award

April 01, 2015

Biology professor Sönke Johnsen's second book, "Visual Ecology," has been awarded a PROSE Award by the Association of American Publishers...

Scientists Uncover Navigation System Used by Cancer, Nerve Cells

August 25, 2014

Duke University researchers have found a ”roving detection system” on the surface of cells that may point to new ways of treating diseases...

Lead Author Learned to Love Research at Duke

August 14, 2014

When Bob Cieri first arrived at Duke, he envisioned becoming an ecologist who worked in the field, not someone who’d flourish in a lab. All...

Traveling Across America on a Tandem Bike

August 12, 2014

Nearly three months of pedaling took Duke biology professor Kathleen Smith and her husband over the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia,...

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