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Choices, Plans Overwhelming for Patients

the Philadelphia Inquirer
April 13, 2016

Peter Ubel: Health-care consumerism doesn't always promote savvy medical decisions

Topics for this story: Health & Medicine, Opinion

Why Bearcats Smell Like Buttered Popcorn

April 13, 2016

Researchers pinpoint chemical compound that gives rare animal its popcorn-like scent

Tracking Threats to Endangered Species

April 12, 2016

Mapping software allows conservationists to get data from critical but remote regions

What Life Insurance Plan is Right for You?

April 12, 2016

How age and life circumstance impact insurance needs

Topics for this story: Benefits, Faculty, Staff

America's Family Farm Fetish

April 11, 2016

The complicated story behind our historical deference and celebration of the heartland

Solar Panels on a Native American Reservation

April 11, 2016

Undergrads' spring break with the Duke Energy Initiative 

Duke’s Foodie Culture

April 11, 2016

Unique culinary experiences satiate curious appetites

Topics for this story: Campus News, Dining, Staff, Students

7,000 Students, 900 Hours, 29 Lecturers, 1 MOOC

April 7, 2016

Pedro Lasch discusses his first experience teaching public art to the masses on the Internet

Topics for this story: Arts, Education & Classroom Learning