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Neighbors, but Not Classmates

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Contrary to assumptions that disadvantaged neighborhoods trap children in failing schools, a Johns Hopkins University sociologist has found the opposite to be true: as a neighborhood’s income decreases, its range of educational experiences greatly...
2-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Don’t I Know That Guy?

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You see a man at the grocery store. Is that the fellow you went to college with or just a guy who looks like him? It turns out that a tiny spot in the brain has the answer.
14-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Amazing Adaptability of the Brain’s Vision Center

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By early childhood, the sight regions of a blind person’s brain respond to sound, especially spoken language, a Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist has found
18-Aug-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Computer Algorithm Can Forecast Patients’ Deadly Sepsis

A new computer-based method correctly predicts septic shock in 85 percent of cases, without increasing the false positive rate from screening methods that are common now.
4-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cybersecurity Experts to Discuss Tricky Balance between Data Sharing and Privacy

The second annual Senior Executive Cybersecurity Conference (Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore) will focus on the conflict between crime fighting and privacy. Early-bird discount registration prices are in effect...
4-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tamper-Resistant Pill Dispenser Aims to Stamp Out Medication Misuse

You can whack it with a hammer, attack it with a drill, or even stab it with a screwdriver. But try as you might, you won’t be able to get into this pill dispenser. Which is exactly the idea.
18-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Math Students a Hit with Minor League Baseball Schedulers

With the help of some Johns Hopkins University math students, Minor League Baseball is catching up with the majors in using computers to produce season schedules.
18-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Love and Money: How Low-Income Dads Really Provide

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Low-income fathers who might be labeled “deadbeat dads” often spend as much on their children as parents in formal child-support arrangements, but they choose to give goods like food and clothing rather than cash.
15-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Media Advisory: Super Bowl Commercial Expert Available

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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

Walter White’s Crime: He’s A Bad Teacher

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Walter White of “Breaking Bad” sneaks, lies and manipulates – to say nothing of dealing drugs and killing people. But he's also a career criminal in another sense, a Johns Hopkins University professor says: He's a really, really bad teacher.
31-Mar-2014 12:30 PM EDT

In Super Bowl Commercials, Storytelling Counts

They say sex sells, but when it comes to Super Bowl ads, a researcher begs to differ. He says it's all about the storytelling. Shakespeare's kind of storytelling.
31-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

JHU Expert Available to Speak on Sun-Grazing Comet ISON

26-Nov-2013 12:30 PM EST

How Secure Is Personal Data on healthcare.gov? Johns Hopkins Web Security Expert Has Recommendations, Is Available for Interviews

20-Nov-2013 1:25 PM EST

Experts Available on Horse Meat Scandal in Europe

20-Feb-2013 12:20 PM EST

Media Advisory: Asteroid Flyby on Friday, Feb. 15

14-Feb-2013 3:20 PM EST

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