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Injectable Foam Could Prevent Fatal Blood Loss in Wounded Soldiers

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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

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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

Johns Hopkins Appoints Three to Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship Positions

Johns Hopkins University has appointed three scholars to Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships, new faculty positions created to foster collaboration across the institution’s many divisions and to help address major world problems.
11-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

NSF Selects Johns Hopkins’ Langmead for Early CAREER Award

Benjamin Langmead, assistant professor of computer science at Johns Hopkins, has won the National Science Foundation's prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes promise and excellence in early stage scholars.
10-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Affordable Housing Linked to Children’s Intellectual Ability

It’s long been accepted – with little science to back it up – that people should spend roughly a third of their income on housing. As it turns out, that may be about how much a low-income family should spend to optimize children’s...
9-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Students’ Heart-Shocking ‘Shirt’ May Save Lives When Paramedics Are Not Nearby

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Biomedical engineering students design a lightweight, easy-to-conceal shirt-like garment to deliver life-saving shocks to patients experiencing serious heart problems. The students say their design improves upon a wearable defibrillator system that...
4-Jun-2014 3:50 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.
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

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