Welcome to Duke Science Review

The Duke Science Review is a unique platform allowing for the exploration and development of scientific passions while honing skills in written communication. The process begins by submitting a proposal conveying your interests, allowing us to pair you with a team of experienced writers and editors from across Duke’s graduate schools to aid in the writing process from start to finish. The DSR is focused on producing high-quality scientific reviews that is accessible and engaging across the entire Duke community, both within and beyond scientific disciplines. Whether to answer a lingering question, shine a light on your hard work at Duke, interview an admired faculty member or simply open the floor for thought….Join us in creating Duke’s premier scientific journal. Submit a proposal for the 2016-2017 issue today!
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Issue 4

Spring 2016

Featured Articles

  • Zika: Crisis and Opportunity
    Anthony Hung, Karishma Popli, John Deng, and Shaq Junaid
  • The Changing Face of Psychiatric Medicine
    Matthew Lyes
  • Illuminating the Invisible: Optical Spectroscopy at Duke University and Beyond
    Julie Uchitel

Issue 3

Spring 2015

Featured Articles

  • A Close Look at the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System and an Interview with Dr. Paul Hahn of Duke University
    Gary Sulioti, Marcus Coleman, & John Bernabei
    A close look at the vision-restoring capabilities of the first FDA-approved retinal prosthesis, the Argus II, and its implementation at Duke University.

Issue 2

Spring 2014

Featured Articles

  • The Human Microbiome
    Emily Harris
    From obesity and metabolism to immunology and disease, new research is revealing that the bacterial inhabitants of the human microbiome have the potential to revolutionize science.
  • From Dataset to Bedside
    Vinayak Venkataraman
    Duke researchers are leveraging Big Data to transform medicine.
  • The Potential of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells in Medicine
    Jinzi Zhang
    A closer look at IPS stem cells, one of the most exciting breakthroughs of bioscience in the past two decades.

Issue 1

Spring 2013

Featured Articles

  • Moving Targets in Drug Discovery
    Marsha Hirschi
  • Exploring the Mind: The Intersection of Philosophy and Neuroscience
    Fred Shen
  • To What Extent Does Right Hemisphere Contribute to the Conventional Metaphor Comprehension in Native English Speakers?
    Quang Nguyen
  • Improvements of Cochlear Implants by Developments in Mathematical Modeling
    Jinzi Zhang
  • SPECIAL FEATURE: Interview with Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Lefkowitz
    Anna Brown, Chris Fan, Anirudh Penumaka
  • The Explosive Advance of Genomics
    Ashley Gartin
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): Perceptions and Usage
    Michael Hochman
  • Exploring Sex Differences in Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Array of Factors, Theories and Uncertainties
    Manoj Kanagaraj