Faculty-postdoc News

Duke's Brian Hare has last word on dog cognition!
New York Times
Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Dogs are a wonderful source of comfort after a tragedy — here's why
Business Insider UK
Thursday, June 23, 2016


Three Juniors Honored With Faculty Scholars Award
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The 2016 Faculty Scholars: Indrani Saha, Meghana Rao and Yilun Zhou.Many Duke undergraduates have found excitement in an original research project. Junior Meghana Rao has taken her research one step further and connected it in a socially meaningful way to problems right here in Durham.Rao is... Read full article »
For baboons, a tough childhood can lead to a short life
Smithsonian
Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Why bearcats smell like buttery popcorn
Discovery News
Friday, April 15, 2016


Fossil Expert and Primate Conservationist Elwyn Simons Dies at 85
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Duke scientist-explorer Elwyn Simons, who studied living and extinct primates for more than 50 years, died in his sleep on Sunday, March 6, in Peoria, Arizona. He was 85.Widely regarded as the founder of modern primate paleontology, Simons was an expert on the history of primates leading up to... Read full article »
Download and 3D-print real fossils for free
CBS News
Monday, February 22, 2016


Two Junior Faculty Named 2016 Sloan Fellows
Monday, February 22, 2016

Two Duke faculty are among 126 chosen to be this year’s Sloan Research Fellows from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.Jenny Tung is an assistant professor of evolutionary anthropology and biology who is exploring the interaction between genes and the environment. Her work pairs a 40-year study of... Read full article »
JD Pampush on the enduring puzzle of the human chin
The Atlantic
Thursday, February 11, 2016


Professor Gosselin-Ildari recognized for teaching excellence
Friday, February 5, 2016

Professor Ashley Gosselin-Ildari, Visiting Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology, was recognized by Dean Lee Baker for earning student course evaluations that fell among the top 5% of all undergraduate instructors of small and medium classes at Duke University. Dean Baker praised Dr.... Read full article »

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