The “social safety net” expanded to catch many Americans during the economic downturn and welfare programs "did their job and made a difference," an economist has found.
11/19/2013 3:00 PM EST
The Maryland Academy of Sciences and the Maryland Science Center will
present the 2013 Annual Outstanding Young Scientist award to astrophysicist Jason
11/19/2013 1:00 PM EST
A biomedical engineering student team that devised a two-part system to improve the way life-saving shocks are delivered to hearts has won the undergraduate division of the national Collegiate Inventors Competition. In the graduate-level...
11/14/2013 12:00 PM EST
Engineers and cardiology experts have teamed up to develop a fingernail-sized biosensor that could alert doctors when serious brain injury occurs during heart surgery.
11/11/2013 2:20 PM EST
The puzzling, apparently wasteful habit of some animals to exert force in the direction opposite of where they want to go actually has an important purpose: to increase both stability and maneuverability.
11/1/2013 2:00 PM EDT
A team of scientists at The Johns Hopkins University has received a grant for $9.5 million over five years to develop, build and maintain large-scale data sets that will allow for greater access and better usability of the information for the...
10/30/2013 3:50 PM EDT
The NSF has awarded Johns Hopkins $3 million to build a program that will determine the effect of repeated hurricanes and heat waves on the Mid-Atlantic region and suggest ways to improve the region’s ability to withstand them.
10/28/2013 4:50 PM EDT
Johns Hopkins University physicists are celebrating the roles they played in the confirmation of the Higgs boson, the so-called “God particle” predicted almost 50 years ago by Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, co-winners of the 2013 Nobel Prize...
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How Secure Is Personal Data on healthcare.gov? Johns Hopkins Web Security Expert Has Recommendations, Is Available for Interviews
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There’s a reason why Christmas carols start filling the air before we have polished off the last pieces of our Halloween candy. Craving a sense of community and drawn to ritual, we welcome the return of seasonal music, even if the calendar says we...
12/10/2012 12:20 PM EST
An engineer at The Johns Hopkins University is predicting power outages for 8 to 10 million people in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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