Baltimore, MD USA

Our News on Newswise

When Rulers Can’t Understand the Ruled

A Johns Hopkins study a finds significant gap in demographics, experience and partisanship between Washington insiders and the Americans they govern
15-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Owls Provides Clues on How Humans Focus Attention

Research with barn owls reveals how the brain decides what it should pay attention to among competing external events.
11-Sep-2014 10:05 AM EDT

New Milky Way Maps Help Solve Stubborn Interstellar Material Mystery

An international team of sky scholars, including a key researcher from Johns Hopkins, has produced new maps of the material located between the stars in the Milky Way. The results should move astronomers closer to cracking a stardust puzzle that has...
14-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Google’s ATAP and Johns Hopkins University Team Up in Tech Development Pact

Google--MattGreenphoto72_1.jpeg

The Johns Hopkins University has entered into a partnership agreement with Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group, aimed at speeding up the development of new technology and moving the resulting products toward the marketplace more...
8-Aug-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Injectable Foam Could Prevent Fatal Blood Loss in Wounded Soldiers

bleedout-device.jpg

Student-invented battlefield medical device has potential to save soldiers with deep wounds, especially at the neck, shoulder or groin.
10-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

19th Century Math Tactic Gets a Makeover—and Yields Answers Up to 200 Times Faster

jacobi.jpg

A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to a curious, numbers-savvy Johns Hopkins engineering student and...
30-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Two Johns Hopkins Researchers Receive Pew Charitable Trusts Awards

Robert Johnston, a biologist at Johns Hopkins studying how developing cells randomly choose their fates, and Andrew Holland, a molecular biologist who works on how dividing cells create the correct number of centrosomes, have been named Pew...
24-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Most Millennial Moms Who Skip College Also Skip Marriage

Waiting until marriage to have babies is now “unusual” among less-educated adults close to 30 years old, sociologists have found.
16-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

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

TeachingBad.jpg

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 healthcare.gov? 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

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

1-Feb-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...
10-Dec-2012 12:20 PM EST

Our YouTube Videos