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Element of Surprise Helps Babies Learn

Infants have innate knowledge about the world and learn best when their expectations are defied.
1-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Prestigious White House Award Cites JHU Professor’s Mentoring Skills

J. Tilak Ratnanather, an expert in brain mapping and a champion of people with hearing loss, is a recipient of the Presidential Award of Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
1-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Johns Hopkins Researchers Partner with Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore to Probe Mercury Levels in Dolphins

Johns Hopkins environmental scientists are collaborating with researchers from Dolphin Island at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore, to learn more about how and where mercury accumulates in the bodies of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins.
1-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

How A Little Inflation Could Lead to a Lot More Jobs

The Federal Reserve could help create even more jobs by keeping interest rates near zero and tolerating a little inflation, an economist argues.
25-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Drug Restores Brain Function and Memory in Early Alzheimer’s Disease

An existing epilepsy drug reverses a condition in elderly patients who are at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease.
11-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Rare Split Images of Supernova Put Johns Hopkins Astronomer in the Spotlight


A Johns Hopkins astronomer played a key role in the recent discovery of a distant exploding star whose light split into four distinct images in a display seen for the first time by scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope.
10-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Ultra-Thin Nanowires Can Trap Electron ‘Twisters’ That Disrupt Superconductors


Superconductor materials are prized for their ability to carry an electric current without resistance, a valuable trait crippled or lost when electrons swirl into tiny tornado-like formations called vortices. To keep supercurrents flowing at top...
24-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Music News Tips from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University


Story ideas on classical music, dance and music education from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.
9-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Our Experts on Newswise

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

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


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 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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