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Diamonds May Not Be So Rare As Once Thought

Diamonds may not be as rare as once believed, but this finding in a new Johns Hopkins University research report won’t mean deep discounts at local jewelry stores.
3-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Solve Longtime Puzzle About How We Learn


How did Pavlov’s dogs learn to associate a ringing bell with the delayed reward that followed? Scientists have had a working theory, but now a research team has proven it.
26-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiny Dancers: Can Ballet Bugs Help Us Build Better Robots?

High-speed video breaks down the incredible leaping ability of basement-dwelling spider crickets and points the way toward development of robotic long jumpers.
20-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Biologist Leads Research Shedding Light on Stem Cells

A research team reports progress in understanding the mysterious shape-shifting ways of stem cells, which have vast potential for medical research and disease treatment.
7-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Researcher Contributes to White House Initiative on School Absenteeism

The Obama administration is enlisting help from the Johns Hopkins University's Everyone Graduates Center in a just-announced initiative to reduce chronic absenteeism in public schools by at least 10 percent a year.
7-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

If You Made Money Buying a First Home in 2000s, You Probably Weren’t Black


In the tumultuous real estate market of the 2000s, some U.S. homebuyers found wealth while others took big hits. But no matter when they bought, most black first-time homeowners lost money, a Johns Hopkins University study found
7-Oct-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Medical Robotics Pioneer Russell H. Taylor to Receive 2015 Honda Prize


Russell H. Taylor, a Johns Hopkins professor who is widely hailed as the father of medical robotics, has been selected to receive the 2015 Honda Prize. The selection was announced Sept. 28 by the Honda Foundation, which initiated the honor in 1980...
30-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins and DuPont Join Forces to Produce an Improved Ebola Protection Suit


The Johns Hopkins University and DuPont have signed license and collaboration agreements allowing DuPont to commercialize a garment with innovative features from Johns Hopkins to help protect people on the front lines of the Ebola crisis and future...
30-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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

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