Supportive Moms and Sisters Boost Female Baboon’s Rank

July 30, 2014

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...

Committee Selected to Lead Search for New Arts & Sciences Dean

January 08, 2015

Sociology Professor Angela O'Rand will lead a committee tasked with conducting a national search for a new dean of Trinity...

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...