In their quest to learn more about planets beyond our own solar system, astronomers discovered that a medium-sized planet roughly the size of Neptune is evaporating at a rate 100 times faster than a previously discovered planet of similar size.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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Biologists at Johns Hopkins University grew human retinas from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in color are made.
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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.
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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...
12-Dec-2018 9:40 AM EST
Johns Hopkins experts available for climate, engineering, health care, disaster recovery angles on #HurricaneFlorence.
11-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT
A Johns Hopkins University public safety leadership professor concludes that arming teachers would be risky and ineffective.
2-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST
Athletes who make it to the Olympics have the speed or strength or whatever physical skills it takes to lead the world in their sport. But Johns Hopkins University scientists say (in three videos) that those who ultimately bring home gold have also...
6-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
Engineers hope that soon athletes will have "digital twins" of their heads, baseline representations of skull, vasculature and brain that can help to predict where injuries might occur and diagnose them when they do.
29-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST
Mark Christian Thompson, a Johns Hopkins University English professor who last semester taught a course “Race at the Movies,” is available to talk to reporters looking for movie analysis and Oscars/Golden Globes commentary.
22-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST
Janet Yellen’s term as chair of the Federal Reserve ends in February. Speculation has begun about who the president might choose to be her successor. Johns Hopkins has several experts with extensive media experience to discuss this and any Fed...
19-Oct-2017 7:30 AM EDT
The Catalonia region of Spain is considering becoming independent, a declaration it could make as soon as Monday. Johns Hopkins University has experts available for perspective.
6-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT