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  • The key to an athlete's speed

    The key to an athlete's speed
    What makes an athlete fast may have more to do with body type than training. Researchers from Duke University and Howard University think the secret may lie in the body's center of gravity. Their study, released online in the International Journal of...
  • Drugs in pre-diabetics do little to slow progression to diabetes or to heart disease, study finds

     
    A combination of drugs that researchers hoped would delay progression to diabetes and/or heart disease in people with impaired glucose tolerance provided little benefit, researchers reported Sunday at an Atlanta meeting of the American College of...
  • High-fructose corn syrup consumption may push fatty livers to the brink

     
    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the many consequences of obesity, as fat accumulates not only across the body and around the visceral organs, but inside the organ that helps break down fats, filter toxins from the bloodstream and......
  • Keeping the Sea World tape private.

     
         Sea World and the family of trainer Dawn Brancheau want to keep video of Dawn's death out of public view. The video, from Sea World security cameras, was turned over to the sheriff's department. The normal routine is that...
  • Conservative justice

    THE SUPREME COURT term that ended Thursday confirmed exactly what many people had feared: that the testimony given by John Roberts and Samuel Alito at their confirmation hearings just months earlier was a lot of baloney. During those hearings, the two...
  • Final four feast: Blue Devil Short Ribs

     
    Steps away from Duke University, the Millennium Hotel Durham is celebrating their hometown team making it to the Final Four. The Varsity Lounge, the hotel’s restaurant, is serving Final Four themed drinks and appetizers to help root on the Blue Devils.....
  • Obama calls Duke, challenges Butler

     
    by Mark Silva This isn't Kansas anymore. President Barack Obama, his Final Four bracket busted early in the series, called a couple of coaches today: Coach Mike Krzyzewski at Duke University, who led Duke to its fourth victory in the......
  • NCAA gets a big audience as window opens to shop for new TV home

     
    People may love to hate Duke. But they also love to watch Duke.Almost 24 million people tuned in to see CBS' coverage of Duke University barely beating underdog Butler for the NCAA college basketball championship Monday night. It was the......
  • 'America's Next Top Model': Simone didn't love her 'Ty-over' either

     
    Simone, the last woman to be eliminated on “America’s Next Top Model,” may have gotten a raw deal. Not only did she get one of the more unfortunate “Ty-overs,” she got the reputation for being a ditz. “I think that......
  • Central Floridians selected as finalists in FHSAA’s top scholar athletes

     
    Five Central Floridians — one girl and four boys – have been selected as finalists for the 2010 FHSAA Academic All-State Team. The list of the state's top 24 student-athletes, selected from a field of 230 qualified candidates was released...
  • Mike Posner is on a quest to be pop's next best thing

     
    After playing a sold-out show, it’s customary for most hip-hop artists to retreat to the VIP section of an after party or partake in a bit of debauchery on a tour bus. But not Mike Posner. After shows, he’s usually......
  • Bricklayer’s Son to Theologian: The Stanley Hauerwas Story

     
    Stanley Hauerwas, who grew up in Pleasant Grove, Texas as the son of a brickmason, has written a memoir of how he grew up to become, according to Time magazines, one of the best theologians in America. His story, Hannah's Child: A Theologian'...