These news tips, from stories in the fall 2017 issue of Johns Hopkins Magazine, include an engineer/fisherman's idea for a "smart" lure and the need for a really high SPF sunscreen for a new solar probe.
21-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Biochemical engineers at the Johns Hopkins University have used sequences of DNA molecules to induce shape-changing in water-based gels, demonstrating a new tactic to produce “soft” robots and “smart” medical devices that do not rely on...
18-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists have pinpointed how a tiny protein seems to make the deadly Ebola virus particularly contagious.
21-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A mathematician and computer scientist joined an international team of neuroscientists to create a complete map of the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain, an early step toward mapping how all animal brains work.
10-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists know children with strong spatial thinking skills have an edge in STEM disciplines, but skills are not part of working elementary curricula. Researchers will now develop and test such a program.
19-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers are reporting progress in developing a method to accurately determine the functional age of cells, a step that could eventually help clinicians recommend ways to delay some health effects of aging and potentially improve treatments.
11-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Engineers have developed a strong, durable new material to help shape advanced MEMS sensors needed for the internet of things.
28-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
When trying to be heard, humans and animals raise their voices. It’s a split-second feat, from ear to brain to vocalization. Now we know just how fast it happens in bats: 30 milliseconds, a tenth of the time it takes to blink an eye.
6-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
This is an additional list of experts from the Johns Hopkins University on issues associated with Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma
8-Sep-2017 11:20 AM EDT
Johns Hopkins University political scientist Steven David has a theory about how the United States might be able to influence the leadership of North Korea. He calls in "omnibalancing."
7-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT
This is a third list of experts from the Johns Hopkins University on issues associated with the onslaught and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
30-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT
This is a second list of experts from the Johns Hopkins University on issues associated with the onslaught and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
29-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT
A list of experts from the Johns Hopkins University on various issues associated with the formation, onslaught and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
28-Aug-2017 3:20 PM EDT
17-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Johns Hopkins historian N.D.B. Connolly says last weekend’s white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, has made it clear that “generic solutions” to this county’s racial problem do not work. For too long, he says,...
15-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT
JHU expert looks at what may be behind the flurry of executive orders during President Trump’s first days in office.
1-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST