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Article ID: 705303

Media Advisory: Jhu Expert Available on Lab-Grown Meat

Johns Hopkins University

A company in Israel has unveiled the world’s first lab-grown steak, grown in a petri dish with the taste and texture of one that comes from a cow. Jan Dutkiewicz, a postdoctoral fellow in political science at Johns Hopkins University has researched the emergence of cellular agriculture. He is available to talk about the new steak and offer perspective on the development.

Released:
12-Dec-2018 9:40 AM EST

Pop Culture

Article ID: 705233

JHU Survey: Americans Don’t Know Much About State Government

Johns Hopkins University

Americans trust their state governments to handle issues as important as education and health care and pay them more than a trillion dollars in taxes annually, yet we know very little about these institutions.

Released:
11-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 704635

Insight into Swimming Fish Could Lead to Robotics Advances

Johns Hopkins University

The constant movement of fish that seems random is actually precisely deployed to provide them at any moment with the best sensory feedback they need to navigate the world.

Released:
29-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703372

Johns Hopkins Scientist Finds Elusive Star with Origins Close to Big Bang

Johns Hopkins University

Astronomers have found what could be one of the universe’s oldest stars, a body almost entirely made of materials spewed from the Big Bang.

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5-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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    30-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702811

Owls Help JHU Scientists Unlock Secret of How the Brain Pays Attention

Johns Hopkins University

By studying barn owls, scientists believe they’ve taken an important step toward solving the longstanding mystery of how the brain chooses what most deserves attention.

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25-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    19-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702396

Scientists Find Brain Signal That Might Help Us Judge the Holiday Buffet

Johns Hopkins University

Neuroscientists have found a brain region that appears to be strongly connected to food preference decisions, like what to choose from a buffet or potluck.

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17-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT
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    11-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701842

Human Retinas Grown in a Dish Explain How Color Vision Develops

Johns Hopkins University

Biologists at Johns Hopkins University grew human retinas from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in color are made.

Released:
8-Oct-2018 3:20 PM EDT

Article ID: 701358

High Water Bills Can Unintentionally Harm Disadvantaged Tenants

Johns Hopkins University

Landlords in disadvantaged communities can be so unsettled by increasing water bills and nuisance fees that they take it out on their tenants, threatening the housing security of those who need it most.

Released:
1-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    20-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700497

Gambling Monkeys Help Scientists Find Brain Area Linked to High-Risk Behavior

Johns Hopkins University

Monkeys who learned how to gamble have helped researchers pinpoint an area of the brain key to one’s willingness to make risky decisions.

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13-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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