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Super Sticky: Johns Hopkins APL Creates Strong, Fast, Waterproof Adhesive

APL created an additive to turn commercial glue into a rapidly curing underwater adhesive that is effective on a range of surfaces, including aluminum, stainless steel, glass and plastic. The adhesive performed best on untreated aluminum surfaces...
16-Apr-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quadriplegic Patient Uses Brain Signals to Feed Himself with Two Advanced Prosthetic Arms

Almost two years into a research study conducted by Johns Hopkins APL and Johns Hopkins Medicine, a quadriplegic patient can now control two robotic arms with his brain — and can even feed himself.
14-Dec-2020 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Enhanced Phantom Limb Perception Improves Prosthesis Function, Study Finds

In exploring ways to make it easier for users to control a prosthesis, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, Maryland, found that giving them sensory stimulation enhances the perception of their phantom hand...
7-Dec-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Cyber Defense Feed Protects Government Systems in Live Trial Across Four States

A new automated data feed that helps defend state and local government computer systems from cyberattacks and rapidly blocks threats across state lines reduced cyber defense time from some three days to less than three minutes in a successful pilot...
4-Dec-2020 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Second Annual National Health Symposium Event Summary Available

The event summary for the second annual National Health Symposium, organized by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, is now available.
3-Nov-2020 5:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

APL and the Intelligence Community Tackle Malware in the Age of AI

APL scientists are working with the intelligence community to develop fundamentally new methods to inspect artificial intelligence for Trojans — vulnerabilities that deep networks are exposed to during the AI training process.
28-Aug-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL Ranked No. 3 on Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators List

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory secured the No. 3 spot on Fast Company’s 2020 Best Workplaces for Innovators list — marking the second consecutive year that APL appeared among businesses and organizations around the globe honored...
29-Jul-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins APL Flexes Rapid Prototyping Muscles, Impacts Navy

The story of how the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) turned a three-year air and missile defense prototyping plan into a working version in just 12 months is a tale of collaboration, innovation, and intelligent risk-taking.
17-Jul-2020 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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