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Johns Hopkins Medical Robotics Pioneer Russell H. Taylor to Receive 2015 Honda Prize


Russell H. Taylor, a Johns Hopkins professor who is widely hailed as the father of medical robotics, has been selected to receive the 2015 Honda Prize. The selection was announced Sept. 28 by the Honda Foundation, which initiated the honor in 1980...
30-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins and DuPont Join Forces to Produce an Improved Ebola Protection Suit


The Johns Hopkins University and DuPont have signed license and collaboration agreements allowing DuPont to commercialize a garment with innovative features from Johns Hopkins to help protect people on the front lines of the Ebola crisis and future...
30-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Research on Infant Universe Takes Step Forward

An effort to peer into the origins of the universe with the most effective instrument ever used in the effort is taking a big step forward, as Johns Hopkins University scientists begin shipping a two-story-tall microwave telescope to its base in...
30-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obamacare Saps Enthusiasm for Government Health-Care Spending


The Affordable Care Act has eroded support for federal health care spending not just from Republicans, but also from Democrats and independents, a study found.
21-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How the Brain Can Stop Action on a Dime

Scientists have identified the precise nerve cells that allow the brain to make a split-second change of course, like jamming on the brakes.
17-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Report Earlier Date of Shift in Human Ancestors’ Diet


Pre-humans' shift toward a grass-based diet took place about 400,000 years earlier than experts previously thought, providing a clearer picture of a time of rapid change in conditions that shaped human evolution.
15-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Drug for Early Alzheimer’s Heads to Clinical Trial

Johns Hopkins University researchers have received an estimated $7.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to clinically test what would be the first treatment to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s dementia.
15-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Scientists’ Findings Could Shed Light on Cancer, Aging

Researchers have found molecular evidence of how a biochemical process controls the lengths of protective chromosome tips, a potentially significant step in ultimately understanding cancer growth and aging.
14-Sep-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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