Monday, March 31, 2014
Duke University engineers have developed a catheter that could prevent infection-causing biofilms to form.
New guidelines that ease the recommended blood pressure could result in 5.8 million U.S. adults no longer needing hypertension medication, according to an analysis by Duke Medicine researchers.
The Triangle Curling Club has broken ground on a new 14,000 square foot curling rink.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Five lemurs from the Duke University Lemur Center make an appearance in the new IMAX film, "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" that opens April 4.
Duke University has offered admission to 2,679 High School Seniors who would become the class of 2018.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Researchers at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute recently found that a patient diagnosed with both lupus and HIV produced antibodies that limited the effects of HIV.
Duke University has received a $10 million gift from the Crown family for the newly renovated student union on Duke's West Campus.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Caktus Consulting Group, a tech company plans to move to downtown Durham later this year at 108 Morris St.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Melissa and Lee Katrincic of Durham Distillery are seeking a downtown Durham space for their gin-producing business. They plan to distill 230-liter batches and to bottle and sell the gin through a distributor, while also maintaining a small cocktail bar for tastings and tours.
N.C. Department of Transportation engineers are on track to launch construction of the long-discussed East End Connector in late 2014 that would connect 147 with 70.
Play It Again Sports franchisor Chad Guise of Durham received the Excellence Award at the company’s annual Conference and Trade Show Feb. 16-20 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.
Friday, March 21, 2014
The Duke University Pratt School of Engineering has planned a number of significant changes to guide the school’s progress over the next five years, including hiring faculty and making renovations to its buildings.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Durham's Eboo Pharmaceuticals Inc. is one of three U.S. biopharmaceutical companies selected by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research for its Partnering Program.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Durham-based graphic design firm SMT will be providing live game statistics and timing for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the 15th year.
Durham County is among four early adopters who will share restaurant inspection data with Yelp, a popular website/app that rates dining establishments based on customer reviews.
The Women's Institute of Secondary Education and Research—a Kenyan organization for community development that is partnered with Duke—graduated its first class of 28 students from its secondary school March 7.
UDI Community Development Corp. plans to turn about six acres on Cornwallis Road into a year-round farm with 14 greenhouses, producing fruit, vegetables and fish.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Using little more than a few perforated sheets of plastic and a staggering amount of number crunching, Duke engineers have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloak.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Duke University's graduate and professional schools have received the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
Bettie Closs, of Little River Elementary School in Durham, has won the Duke Regional Spelling Bee and has earned an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.
Longfellow Real Estate Partners, a Boston real estate firm has acquired four research laboratory buildings within Durham's Imperial Center business park for $23.6 million.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Golden Belt Art Complex has welcomed Carrboro Coffee Roasters in a pop-up coffee bar. The new location serves brewed coffee and other drinks, Monday through Friday, 8am – 2pm.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Two Durham start-ups, Automated Insights and Windsor Circle have won the chance to make pitches at Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day, which will be held in Mountain View, Calif., on April 2.
Juan Rossi, owner of the two local Cinco de Mayo restaurants is opening a third location in Durham at the intersection of N.C. 55 and N.C. 54, near the entrance to the Parkwest Crossing shopping center, in the the site of the former El Agave Mexican Grill.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Duke Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs researchers have discovered that veterans exposed to explosions who do not report symptoms of traumatic brain injury may still have damage to the brain's white matter comparable to veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
A team of brain tumor researchers led by Duke Medicine scientists will be presented with the Eighth Annual AACR Team Science Award at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in April.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Allan D. Kirk, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and surgeon-in-chief for the Duke University Health System.
Students will soon be able to take Durham Technical Community College classes while living on N.C. Central University’s campus and then be able to transition to become NCCU students.