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Study: Binge Drinking Harmful To Critical-Thinking Skills

According to a recent study out of the University of Iowa, binge drinking is harmful to students’ critical-thinking skills only if a student has low critical-thinking skills to begin with.

12/03/2013

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Duke Lacrosse Accuser Found Guilty Of Murder

The woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.

11/22/2013

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper. (Photo by Joseph Labolito/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Duke Lacrosse Appeal

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper.

11/12/2013

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Ex-CIA Director Petraeus Speaks At Duke

Former CIA director and retired Army Gen. David Petraeus said Wednesday it’s worth a try for President Barack Obama to find a diplomatic solution for the showdown with Syria over chemical weapons, even with Russia taking the lead on setting in place a potential negotiated agreement.

09/12/2013

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Rice Diet Shuts Down N.C. Home After 70 Years

Before Atkins, South Beach and Paleo, there was the Rice Diet.

09/10/2013

A new conservatism is beginning to emerge on some college campuses, spurred in part by opposition to President Barack Obama's signature health care law. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conservative Groups Gain Traction At US Grad Schools In Response To ‘Obamacare’

A new conservatism is beginning to emerge on some college campuses, spurred in part by opposition to President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

07/01/2013

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Study: Gamers’ Brains Process Visual Input Faster

According to a recent study put out by researchers at Duke University, people who play video games train their brains to make better and faster use of visual input.

06/12/2013

A hydraulic fracturing site is viewed on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Fracking Didn’t Contaminate Drinking Water Wells In Arkansas

Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas hasn’t contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas, according to a new study, but researchers said the geology there may be more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where shale gas drilling takes place.

05/17/2013

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No Bomb Found After Duke University Evacuates Building For Bomb Threat

DURHAM, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — Police are checking a bomb threat reported at the student center at Duke University in Durham. Duke spokesman Mike Schoenfeld said Durham police received an anonymous call early Tuesday and […]

CBS Charlotte–04/16/2013

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Study: Genetic Risk Factors Determines Smokers

A new study finds that genetic risk factors can determine who will get hooked on cigarettes.

03/28/2013

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