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Footprints left by giant pandas in the wild can be used to identify the individual panda that made them and determine its sex, a new Duke University-led study by an international team of conservation scientists shows.

The new identification technique uses an interactive software tool called ConservationFIT to “read” and analyze digital images of footprints, which are submitted electronically to a global database for matching.

Field tests show that the technique accurately...

DURHAM, N.C. - Jackson Ewing, director of Asian sustainability at the Asia Society Policy Institute, has been jointly appointed a faculty fellow at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and an adjunct professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, where he will further environmental research and engagement with ...

On the morning of December 1st, the graduate students from the oral communication courses in Environmental Policy, Global Health, and Medical Physics shared some of their research and recent course work with the Duke Kunshan community at the Duke Kunshan Graduate Colloquium, a mini-conference for students in the graduate school sponsored by the Language and Culture Center. In all, twenty students presented their work in twenty-minute long conference-style presentations followed by five...

As part of Duke Kunshan Colloquium Series, Dr. Zhang Xiaotong from Wuhan University’s School of Political Science and Public Administration presented his “From Wealth to Power: China’s New Economic Statecraft” lecture on November 22nd. This lecture, following on the heels of Xi Jinping’s meeting with Trump earlier this month, gave attendees timely insight into Chinese state policy’s global outlook.

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