The more crime that occurs along a student’s way to school, the higher the likelihood that student will be absent, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.
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A new Johns Hopkins study found that rats’ ability to recalibrate learned relationships among time, speed and distance is ever-evolving, moment-by-moment.
7-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
NASA’s Curiosity Rover may have been ambling around the Gale Crater on Mars for nearly seven years but scientists have found a way to use it for something new: making the first surface gravity measurements on a planet other than Earth.
31-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
China, already the world’s leading emitter of human-caused greenhouse gases, continues to pump increasing amounts of climate-changing methane into the atmosphere despite tough new regulations on gas releases from its coal mines, a new Johns...
24-Jan-2019 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
A recent celebrity suicide and another celebrity's drug overdose point to differences in the way that toll-free helplines are publicized when such major news stories occur.
14-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Why do people make high-risk choices -- in casinos, or in aspects of their everyday lives – even when they know the odds are against them?
7-Jan-2019 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
When improved antidepressants hit the market in the 1980s, heavy drinking among people with depression dropped 22 percent, suggesting people who knowingly use drugs and alcohol to relieve mental and physical pain will switch to safer, better...
17-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Lab simulations nix common wisdom that atmospheric oxygen and organic compounds are good evidence that a planet harbors life.
17-Dec-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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24-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST
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