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Johns Hopkins Materials Scientists Probe a Protein’s Role in Speeding Ebola’s Spread

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

Mapping the Brain, Neuron by Neuron

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

Pilot Program Will Test Novel Approach to Teaching Science

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

Method Determines Cell Age More Accurately, Could Help Elderly Patients

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

Johns Hopkins Scientists Develop Super-Strong Metal for Next Tech Frontier

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

Can You Hear Me Now?

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

New Cellular Target May Put the Brakes on Cancer’s Ability to Spread


Researchers have discovered a biochemical signaling process that causes densely packed cancer cells to break away from a tumor and spread the disease elsewhere in the body.
23-May-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Black and White Kids Faring Equally in Subsidized Housing

Disparities between black and white families living in subsidized housing have largely vanished, and black and white children who grew up in such housing fared similarly in school, jobs and earnings, a study found.
8-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Experts Can Discuss Race, Political Movements, Inequality

17-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Media Advisory: How a ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors’ Game Led to Charlottesville


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

Media Advisory: Theory for Trump’s Frenetic First Days


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

MEDIA ADVISORY: What Happens When Hackers Hijack Our Smart Devices?


Johns Hopkins cybersecurity expert Avi Rubin warns that our increasing reliance on Internet-connected add-ons to our home appliances and vehicles could yield unwelcome consequences.
19-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST

Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Talk Presidential Politics

1-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT

In the Face Of Continuing Legal Challenges and the Impending November Elections, What Does The Future Hold For Obamacare?

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes, author of the new book, 150 Years of ObamaCare (May 15, 2016, from Johns Hopkins University Press), is available to offer an authoritative, behind-the-scenes account of the passing of ObamaCare–the greatest and most...
18-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Media Advisory: Super Bowl Commercial Expert Available


A Johns Hopkins researcher who has studied what makes a Super Bowl commercial successful is available to discuss, analyze and rate the 2015 ads.
23-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Johns Hopkins Brain GPS Experts Available to Talk about Nobel Prize

David Foster, assistant professor of neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and James J. Knierim, professor of neuroscience in the university’s Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, are available for interviews to discuss...
6-Oct-2014 12:45 PM EDT

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