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December 8, 2017

Justice Department announces new steps to combat opioid epidemic

The Hill – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday that the Justice Department will award $12 million in grants to help law enforcement agencies combat the opioid crisis and create a new office in the Appalachian region to crack down on illicit drug trafficking.

December 7, 2017

What Can You Be with a Duke Ph.D.?

Melissa Bostrom, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development at Duke: "A job beyond the tenure-track is not a consolation prize or a failure". Read more.

December 7, 2017

Duke MA in Bioethics & Science Policy Webinars

Join us for our special online info sessions. We will discuss cutting-edge advances in science and how these advances raise challenging questions and complexities for society, researchers, legal decision-makers, and policymakers. Then learn how the MA in Bioethics & Science Policy is preparing leaders to meet this ever growing need in society. Join our next session here.

December 6, 2017

Why DARPA Is Investing Big in Gene Drives

Gizmodo – A powerful and controversial new genetic engineering technology offers the potential to drastically reshape our world by overriding natural selection. And the US military’s research arm is among one of the technology’s biggest research funders.