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Listen to a podcast of Makeba Wilbourn and a panel of experts on today's "The State of Things"   http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/Debating_Dual_Language_Immersion_Programs.mp3/view   read more about Debating Dual Language Immersion »

Idan Shalev of the Caspi/Moffitt group is featured in USAToday.http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-04-24/violence-cellular-mark/54493338/1 For full text of the Shalev article in Molecular Psychiatry, go to http://www.moffittcaspi.com/For_Press.html read more about Idan Shalev of the Caspi/Moffitt group featured in USAToday »

Article from Duke Today Four-year study of student attitudes and behaviors finds the roots of a sense of belonging and shatters some pervasive myths.   read more about Friendship, Work and The Blue Devils »

Dr. Gary Bennett's obesity research is featured in TIME: "Telling people to choose healthy foods isn't working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time." For the full text of the article, see: http://healthland.time.com/2012/03/14/a-weight-loss-solution-dont-eat-less-just-dont-eat-more/ read more about A Simpler Way to Slow the Obesity Crisis »

 For text of article, see: http://discovermagazine.com/2012/may/04-the-brain-can-tell-you-what-drugs-take-choices   read more about Hariri's work featured in May issue of *Discover* Magazine »

Duke researchers found that pre-teen girls may not be any better at friendships than boys. In a Duke University study out Tuesday, researchers found that pre-teen girls may not be any better at friendships than boys, despite previous research suggesting otherwise. The findings suggest that when more serious violations of a friendship occur, girls struggle just as much and, in some ways, even more than boys. The girls in this study were just as likely as boys to report that they would seek revenge against an offending… read more about Girls Feel More Anger When Friends Offend »