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Flaw in ‘Secure’ Cloud Storage Could Put Privacy at Risk

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Johns Hopkins computer scientists have found a flaw in the way that secure cloud storage companies protect their customers’ data.
4/15/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Neuroscientists: Brain Activity May Mark the Beginning of Memories

By tracking brain activity when an animal stops to look around its environment, neuroscientists can mark the birth of a memory.
4/14/2014 10:45 AM EDT

Meaning Of ‘The American Dream’ Different For Minorities, Whites

Though owning a home is considered the American dream, race can influence just how sweet that dream actually is.
4/9/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Batter Up! Student Math Wizards Aim for the Fences with Baseball Scheduling System

Applied math and engineering students write a program to help minor league baseball schedule seasons by computer rather than with pencils, erasers, calendars and sticky notes.
4/2/2014 9:35 AM EDT

Johns Hopkins University Scientist to Lead Canadian National Laboratory

After a seven month, highly competitive, international search for TRIUMF’s next director, the laboratory’s Board of Management announced today that Dr. Jonathan Bagger, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Vice Provost, and former Interim Provost at...
3/18/2014 3:00 PM EDT

Escaping Poor Neighborhoods Can Change a Parent's Expectations

Despite evidence that people don’t leave impoverished, segregated areas even when offered large housing subsidies, a well-structured voucher program can help inner city residents feel comfortable enough in a more affluent area to want to stay,...
3/18/2014 12:00 PM EDT

When the Flu Bug Bit the Big Apple, Twitter Posts Told the Tale

Sifting flu-related tweets can help track the illness at the local level, not just on a national scale. researchers have found.
3/18/2014 10:45 AM EDT

Cosmic Inflation Finding First Predicted By JHU Cosmologist

A team of observational cosmologists may have found evidence that cosmic inflation occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang, a point predicted 18 years ago by Johns Hopkins University cosmologist and theoretical physicist Marc Kamionkowski.
3/17/2014 3:00 PM EDT

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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.
3/31/2014 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.
1/31/2014 10:00 AM EST

JHU Expert Available to Speak on Sun-Grazing Comet ISON

11/26/2013 12:30 PM EST

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

11/20/2013 1:25 PM EST

Experts Available on Horse Meat Scandal in Europe

2/20/2013 12:20 PM EST

Media Advisory: Asteroid Flyby on Friday, Feb. 15

2/14/2013 3:20 PM EST

Computer Security Expert Available for Interviews on Hacker Attacks on The New York Times

2/1/2013 10:15 AM EST

Sleigh Bells Ring, and We’re Listening: Holiday Songs Draw Us Closer Together

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

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