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Single CRISPR treatment can safely and stably correct genetic disease

Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) -- for more than a year in mice, despite observed immune responses and alternative gene editing outcomes.
Tags: Health, Duke University, DMD


Children from homes with flame-retardant sofa have high SVOC concentration in their blood

Children living in homes with all vinyl flooring or flame-retardant chemicals in the sofa have significantly higher concentrations of potentially harmful semi-volatile organic compounds in their blood or urine than children from homes where these materials are not present, according to a new Duke University-led study.
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Single CRISPR treatment provides long-term benefits in mice

Researchers at Duke University have shown that a single systemic treatment using CRISPR genome editing technology can safely and stably correct a genetic disease -- Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) -- for more than a year in mice, despite observed immune responses and alternative gene editing outcomes.
Tags: Science, Duke University, DMD


Children carry evidence of toxins from home flooring and furniture

Children living in homes with all vinyl flooring or flame-retardant chemicals in the sofa have significantly higher concentrations of potentially harmful semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in their blood or urine than children from homes where these materials are not present, according to new Duke University-led research. The researchers presented their findings Feb. 17 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C.
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Potential Privacy Lapse Found In Americans’ 2010 Census Data

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encrypted data, but with lots of mistakes, a top agency official disclosed Saturday. The age, gender, location, race and ethnicity for 138 million people were potentially vulnerable. So far, however, only internal hacking teams have discovered such details at possible risk, and no outside groups are kno...
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Researchers discover anti-laser masquerading as perfect absorber

Researchers at Duke University have discovered that a perfect absorber of electromagnetic waves they described in a 2017 paper can easily be tweaked into a sort of 'time-reversed laser' known as a coherent perfect absorber (CPA).
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Anne Firor Scott, groundbreaking historian, dead at 97

NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Firor Scott, a prize-winning historian and esteemed professor, has died. She was 97. Her death was announced last week by Duke University, where she taught for 30 years. Additional details about her death were not immediately available. Scott upended the male-dominated field of Southern scholarship by pioneering the study of […]
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Zion Williamson and Ja Morant Lead College Basketball’s Dunking Renaissance

Three-pointers continue to rise, but a collection of terrific athletes are sending college basketball back above the rim.
Tags: News, Williamson, Duke University, Murray State University, Morant, Basketball (College, Zion Williamson, Zion (2000-, Ja (1999-, Ja Morant Lead College Basketball


Suffolk DA ‘Ready’ to Investigate Fairfax Sexual Assault Allegations

Rachel Rollins, district attorney for Suffolk County, Mass., is prepared to launch an investigation into the sexual assault allegation recently brought against Virginia lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax provided his accuser, Vanessa Tyson, is willing to file a complaint, the Boston Globe reported Wednesday.Rollins claims she emailed Tyson's attorneys last week asking if they would like to file a criminal complaint related to their client's allegation that Fairfax sexually assaulted her ...
Tags: News, Boston, Virginia, Cnn, Boston Globe, Fairfax, Duke University, Rollins, Tyson, the Globe, Justin Fairfax, Rachel Rollins, Vanessa Tyson, Suffolk County Mass, Suffolk County District


Light and sound gauge the temperature of deep tissues

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have demonstrated how photoacoustic imaging can take the temperature of deep tissue more quickly and accurately than current techniques. This discovery is expected to play an important role in advancing thermal-based therapies to treat cancer.
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The Political Ascent of Justin Fairfax, and the Disturbing Allegations That Might End It

Justin Fairfax was on the cusp of becoming Virginia’s governor. Then came allegations of sexual assault from early in his rise to prominence.
Tags: News, Virginia, Sex Crimes, Watson, Meredith, Lee, Fairfax, Bruce, Duke University, Herring, Northam, Politics And Government, Mark R, Ralph S, Justin Fairfax, Justin Edward


Being Wrong in Business Is Not Only Inevitable, It's Vital

To illustrate his point during a lecture he was giving that failure breeds success, Henry Petroski, Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor at Duke University and the author of dozens of books, including, To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, pointed to a classic century-old engineering disaster: the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912.“Imagine that the Titanic had not struck that iceberg,” Petroski said to a standing-room-only crowd in McCormick’s Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center. “...
Tags: Sales, Atlantic, Titanic, Duke University, McCormick, Laurel Delaney, Henry Petroski, Petroski, Being Wrong In Business, Failure That Leads To Success, Henry Petroski Aleksandar S Vesic, Ford Motor Company Engineering Design Center


2nd Fairfax accuser says she was raped by former Duke basketball player

Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape, also says she was raped by former Duke University basketball player Corey Maggette, according to her attorney.
Tags: News, Virginia, Stories, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Justin Fairfax, Meredith Watson


2nd Fairfax accuser says she was raped by former Duke basketball player Corey Maggette

Meredith Watson was raped during her sophomore year at Duke University, her attorney says.
Tags: Cnn, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Meredith Watson


Virginia political crisis in stalemate after impeachment threat

The decision by Patrick Hope, Democratic member of Virginia's House of Delegates, not to initiate impeachment proceedings against Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, 39, over accusations of sexual assault has left the next move unclear. Fairfax, once a rising star in the U.S. state's Democratic party, has resisted all calls to resign following accusations he raped a fellow student at Duke University and forced himself sexually on another at a Boston hotel 14 years ago. Fairfax has said sexual ...
Tags: News, Boston, Virginia, Fairfax, House of Delegates, Duke University, Justin Fairfax, Patrick Hope Democratic, U S state s Democratic party


2nd Fairfax accuser claims she was raped by former Duke basketball player

Meredith Watson, who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape, also says she was raped by former Duke University basketball player Corey Maggette, according to her attorney.
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2nd Fairfax accuser claims she was raped by former Duke basketball player Corey Maggette

Meredith Watson was raped during her sophomore year at Duke University, her attorney says.
Tags: Cnn, Duke, Fairfax, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Meredith Watson


Corey Maggette Accused of Rape at Duke by Fairfax Accuser, Friends Say

A woman who has accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor of sexual assault told friends she had been raped by Mr. Maggette, a former N.B.A. player, while he was at Duke University.
Tags: News, Virginia, Basketball, Watson, Meredith, Duke, Fairfax, Corey, Duke University, Corey Maggette, Maggette, Justin Edward, Fairfax Accuser Friends Say


Impeachment Reluctantly Floated In VA After Second Allegation Against Fairfax

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state’s second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office. At least one lawmaker said he will try to pursue impeachment of Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax after two women accused Fairfax of sexual assault in the 2000s, a move that experts believe would be a first ...
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Law and Boutier win Vic Open titles as Moynihan makes history

David Law and Celine Boutier triumphed at the ISPS Handa Vic Open. Picture: Getty Images Scotland's David Law clinched a life-changing win in the innovative ISPS Handa Vic Open as Ireland's Gavin Moynihan etched his name in European Tour history.Michael Hoey closed with a 69 to tie for 17th with Paul Dunne, who posted a one-over 73 at 13th Beach Golf Club near Melbourne to leave t...
Tags: England, Law, Scotland, Alabama, Sport, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Belgium, Wade Ormsby, Melbourne, Padraig Harrington, University Of Alabama, Moynihan, Maguire, Duke University


Erich Osteen and Zeth Romney leading the rise of Chaminade wrestling

BREA >> The rise of Chaminade’s wrestling program in the five years under the direction of coach Bill Wilson has been nothing short of impressive. Before his arrival, the program lingered in the shadow of other Mission League programs such as Alemany, Bishop Amat and Crespi. Slowly but surely, Chaminade is now considered one of the top programs in the area. In a shocker that will shake up the state rankings, Chaminade’s Erich Osteen pins Villa Park’s Mike Ruiz in CIFSS 220 lb Souyhern Divisiona...
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Chorus Urging Virginia Lt. Governor Resignation Grows After 2nd Allegation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Calls were mounting for Virginia’s lieutenant governor to resign Saturday, at the tail end of an astonishing week that saw the state’s top three elected officials — all Democrats — embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals fraught with questions of race, sex and power. Two women have accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, and he has emphatically denied both allegations . After the second allegation was made Friday, Fairfax — who stands to become the state...
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Justin Fairfax: Second woman accuses Virginia deputy governor of sexual assault

A second woman has accused Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, claiming the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were both students at Duke University. Meredith Watson, 39, said in a statement that the state’s deputy governor attacked her in 2000. Mr Fairfax denied the allegation.
Tags: News, Virginia, Fairfax, Duke University, Justin Fairfax, Meredith Watson


Virginia lieutenant governor faces second sexual misconduct charge

A second woman has accused Virginia's lieutenant governor of sexual misconduct, US media reported Friday, further adding to the political turmoil in the eastern US state. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax is next in line for the governorship if Governor Ralph Northam -- who faces intense pressure to resign over a racist yearbook photo -- decides to step down. The Washington Post reported that a Maryland woman accused Fairfax of a "premeditated and aggressive" attack when the two were undergra...
Tags: News, Maryland, Washington Post, Virginia, US, Cnn, Fairfax, Duke University, Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax


Virginia governor vows to stay; calls mount to oust lieutenant governor

Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax issued a statement denying both allegations as a "coordinated smear campaign." He said the latest accusation, that he had raped a fellow student at Duke University in 2000, was "demonstrably false" and declared he would not step down. Fairfax, 39, insisted earlier this week that his encounter with a woman who has accused him of forcing himself on her sexually at a hotel in Boston 14 years ago was entirely consensual. The second in line to succeed Northam, Att...
Tags: News, Boston, Virginia, Fairfax, Duke University, Mark Herring, Northam, Justin Fairfax


2nd woman accuses Virginia official of sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault Friday, saying the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were both students at Duke University. A lawyer for Meredith Watson, 39, said in a statement that Fairfax had attacked Watson in 2000. The statement described the assault as […]
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A woman says she was raped by Virginia's Justin Fairfax when they attended Duke University in 2000

A second woman has come forward to say that she was raped by Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax when they attended Duke University in 2000.
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Woman says Fairfax assaulted her when they attended Duke

A second woman has come forward to say that she was raped by Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax when they attended Duke University in 2000.
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Woman says Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax raped her while they were students at Duke University

A second woman has come forward to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault. The woman said in a statement Friday that the attack took place when she and Fairfax were students at Duke University.
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Accuser vs accused: What both sides say in latest assault claim against Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax

Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax was accused Friday by a former Duke University student of a sexual assault in 2004.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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