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Researchers Devise Sensors and Phone App to Find Early Signs of Sickness in Newborns

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Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering faculty and graduate students, global health experts and technology specialists will receive $100,000 to further develop a phone-based system enabling mothers in remote villages to spot serious health problems...
15-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

JHU Scientist Crowdsources Rocks Harboring Earthly “Extraterrestrials”

Crowdsourcing created an online photography archive, financed a British rock band’s tour and advanced a search for intelligent life on other planets. Now a biologist is hoping the approach can help her find rocks. But not just any rocks.
9-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Climate Change Likely to be More Deadly in Poor African Settlements

Conditions in crowded urban settlements in Africa make the effects of climate change worse, pushing temperatures to levels dangerous for children and the elderly in those areas.
3-Nov-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Undergrads win Silver Prize in 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition

A Johns Hopkins student invention aimed at helping people breathe easier won the silver prize in the 2017 national Collegiate Inventors Competition.
3-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins-led Team Aims to Turn Computer Systems into Digital Detectives

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Scientists from 10 universities are working together to figure out how computers can learn to sort out the relevant data from loads of video footage, photos, internet communications, telephone records and other material.
31-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Junk Food Almost Twice as Distracting as Healthy Food

Seeing junk food distracts people from work nearly twice as much as seeing healthy food, but after a few bites, people find it no more engaging than kale. The study underscores people’s implicit bias for fatty, sugary foods.
26-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Use Satellites, Population Data to Build Malaria Early Warning System

Scientists are working to predict malaria outbreaks months in advance, giving public health officials a chance to protect people from a disease that poses a risk to nearly half the world’s population and kills hundreds of thousands a year.
23-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Finds Training Exercise That Boosts Brain Power

One of the two brain-training methods most scientists use in research is significantly better in improving memory and attention. It also results in more significant changes in brain activity.
17-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Media Advisory: Experts Can Discuss Fed Chair Options

Janet Yellen’s term as chair of the Federal Reserve ends in February. Speculation has begun about who the president might choose to be her successor. Johns Hopkins has several experts with extensive media experience to discuss this and any Fed...
19-Oct-2017 7:30 AM EDT

Media Advisory: Catalonia Experts Available

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The Catalonia region of Spain is considering becoming independent, a declaration it could make as soon as Monday. Johns Hopkins University has experts available for perspective.
6-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Media Advisory: More Hurricane Experts From Johns Hopkins University

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

Media Advisory: How the U.S. Can Sway North Korea

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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

MEDIA ADVISORY:Third Hurricane Harvey Experts List from Johns Hopkins University

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

MEDIA ADVISORY: More Hurricane Harvey Experts from Johns Hopkins University

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

Media Advisory: Hurricane Harvey Experts From Johns Hopkins University

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

Johns Hopkins Experts Can Discuss Race, Political Movements, Inequality

17-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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