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  • Former Duke researcher retracts lung cancer paper

    A Duke University cancer researcher who resigned in November amid questions about his work has retracted a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study reported that a gene profiling test could help show which lung cancer patients most need chemotherapy.


  • Stroke patients can recover step by step

    The largest study ever on stroke rehabilitation found that doing physical therapy at home improved walking just as well as a high-tech treadmill program.


  • Duke scientist's cancer research is questioned

    Concerns are being raised about the validity of research done by a Duke University cancer scientist who recently was placed on leave while the school investigates whether he falsely claimed to be a Rhodes scholar.


  • Unfinished business

    The disbarment of Durham District Attorney Michael Nifong should be just the first step in remedying the gross and cynical fraud of last year's "rape" case against Duke University lacrosse players.


  • Judge suspends Nifong; Duke settles

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A judge said last night that he would order Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong to leave his duties immediately after he was disbarred for his misconduct in the Duke University rape case.


  • Duke prosecutor stripped of law license

    RALEIGH, N.C. — District Attorney Mike Nifong will be disbarred for his disastrous prosecution of three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape, a disciplinary committee decided yesterday. Even the veteran prosecutor said the punishment was appropriate.


  • Duke prosecutor facing disbarment

    The county district attorney in the Duke University rape case — who was called a "rogue prosecutor" by North Carolina's attorney general — faces disbarment when he answers to ethics charges beginning today over his questionable prosecution of three lacrosse players.


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