A team of students at has designed a new stethoscope for NASA to deliver accurate heart- and body-sounds to medics trying to assess astronauts’ health on long missions in noisy spacecraft.
5/20/2013 12:00 PM EDT
In a first step toward preventing tragedies, three undergraduate engineering students at Johns Hopkins have turned technology from a popular video game player into a detector for children left behind in dangerously overheated vehicles.
5/15/2013 1:25 PM EDT
Using swarms of untethered grippers, each as small as a speck of dust, researchers have devised a new way to perform biopsies that could provide a more effective way to access narrow conduits in the body and find early signs of cancer or other...
4/23/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Two Johns Hopkins student teams working hard to move their “green” ideas off the drawing board and into the real world will showcase their progress at the 2013 National Sustainable Design Expo, April 18 and 19, in Washington, D.C.
4/16/2013 11:00 AM EDT
A team of astronomers at The Johns Hopkins University has used data gathered by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to spot a supernova that exploded more than 10 billion years ago, breaking the previous record by roughly 350 million years.
4/4/2013 10:05 AM EDT
When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage can occur. Preventive treatment is not always available in developing nations. Johns Hopkins undergraduates have invented a low-tech $40 unit to provide protective cooling in the absence...
3/21/2013 3:20 PM EDT
With every sunrise and sunset, our eyes make note of the light as it waxes and wanes, a process that is critical to aligning our circadian rhythms to match the solar day so we are alert during the day and restful at night. Watching the sun come and...
3/5/2013 12:20 PM EST
Concussions can occur in sports and in combat, but health experts do not know precisely which jolts, collisions and awkward head movements during these activities pose the greatest risks to the brain. To find out, Johns Hopkins engineers have...
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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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