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Multi-Million-Dollar Research Effort Aims to Cripple Cancer’s Deadly Ability to Spread


Supported by a $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute, a diverse team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has begun looking for new ways to attack one of the scariest traits of this disease: its frequent refusal to stay in one place.
10-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When Washington Doesn’t Get America


The Washington bureaucracy doesn’t think very highly of the American people, concludes a study of 850 non-elected officials working in the nation’s capital.
28-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists’ Finding Supports Moon Creation Hypothesis

A layer of iron and other elements deep underground is the evidence scientists have long been seeking to support the hypothesis that the moon was formed by a planetary object hitting the infant Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, a new study argues.
26-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For-Profit Trade Schools Prove Costly for Disadvantaged Black Youth

Young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods are drawn to for-profit trade schools as the quickest route to jobs. But the very thing that makes for-profit schools seem so appealing — a streamlined curriculum — is the reason so many poor...
15-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Light Tames Lethal Heart Disorders in Mice and Virtual Humans

Using high-tech human heart models and mouse experiments, scientists at Johns Hopkins and Germany’s University of Bonn have shown that beams of light could replace electric shocks in patients reeling from a deadly heart rhythm disorder.
12-Sep-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kill Them with Cuteness: The Adorable Thing Bats Do to Catch Prey

Researchers find that a bat’s head waggles and ear wiggles synch with its sonar vocalizations to help it hunt, demonstrating how movement can enhance senses like sight and hearing – not just in bats, but in dogs and cats, and even in humans.
8-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can One Cosmic Enigma Help Solve Another?

Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way of shedding light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this unexplained phenomenon by using another, a cosmic...
24-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

MIT Technology Review Honors Johns Hopkins Engineer as a Top Young Innovator


Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, a Johns Hopkins engineering faculty member who designs medical imaging systems that link light, sound and robotics to produce clearer pictures, was honored today by MIT Technology Review, which placed her on its 2016 list of...
23-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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