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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.


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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.


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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.


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Hitting To All Fields: Dennis Rodman A Political Ambassador; March Is About To Get MAD In The ACC; & Could Bobcats Season Get Worse?

Dennis Rodman as a politcial ambassador for peace talking to George Stephanopoulos would have been like the Kardashian sisters speaking to the late Mother Teresa about celibacy.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/06/2013

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Random Thoughts From A Wayward Mind

Why was Mike Krzyzewski so mad at the Virginia fans for storming the court? Coach K. probably should have been upset with Rasheed Sulaimon for shooting 2 of 10 for the game. Now, court storming is the latest hot button, water cooler Topic for latest news cycle. What’s next: lack of male cheerleaders?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/04/2013

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Duke Fraternity Suspended Over Asian-Themed Party Deemed Offensive

The parent organization of Kappa Sigma fraternity has suspended its chapter at Duke University after a weekend party viewed as racist by some students.


Duke researcher Nathan Landy holds the "cloaking" device. (credit: Duke University)

Duke Researchers Closer To Perfecting ‘Invisibility Cloak’

Duke University researchers believe they are closer to perfecting an “invisibility cloak” by reflecting light around a two-foot square, diamond-shaped object.


South Carolina vs Florida

The Weekend Warriors

After beating South Carolina, it’s Florida’s division to lose.  Len Martez & Steve Lyerly talk about that plus Duke beating North Carolina & preview the Dallas Cowboys coming to the “Queen City.” 

CBS Charlotte–10/21/2012

Seth Curry #30 of the Duke Blue Devils drives to the basket on James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on March 3, 2012 in Durham, N.C. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dem Rep Would ‘Pull For The Taliban’ Against Duke

A North Carolina lawmaker wears his hatred for Duke University on his sleeve.