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New Ultra-Miniaturized Scope Less Invasive, Produces Higher Quality Images

Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images.
6-Dec-2019 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Researchers Discover Superconducting Material That Could Someday Power Quantum Computer

Quantum computers with the ability to perform complex calculations, encrypt data more securely and more quickly predict the spread of viruses, may be within closer reach thanks to a new discovery by Johns Hopkins researchers.
7-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Don’t Miss a Beat: Computer Simulations May Treat Most Common Heart Rhythm Disorder

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have successfully created personalized digital replicas of the upper chambers of the heart and used them to guide the precise treatment of patients suffering from persistent irregular heartbeats. These simulations...
16-Aug-2019 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dark Matter May Be Older Than The Big Bang, Study Suggests

Dark matter, which researchers believe make up about 80% of the universe’s mass, is one of the most elusive mysteries in modern physics. What exactly it is and how it came to be is a mystery, but a new Johns Hopkins University study now suggests...
7-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Rocky Relationship: 2.5 Billion Years of Earth’s Continents Breaking Up and Getting Back Together

A new study of rocks that formed billions of years ago lends fresh insight into how Earth’s plate tectonics, or the movement of large pieces of Earth’s outer shell, evolved over the planet’s 4.56-billion-year history.
5-Aug-2019 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

JHU Study Explains How Some Older Brains Decline Before People Realize It

Some older adults without noticeable cognitive problems have a harder time than younger people in separating irrelevant information from what they need to know at a given time, and a new Johns Hopkins University study could explain why.
5-Aug-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Tissue-Freezing Approach May Help More Breast Cancer Patients in Lower Income Countries

A new reusable device created by the Johns Hopkins University can help women with breast cancer in lower income countries by using carbon dioxide, a widely available and affordable gas, to power a cancer tissue-freezing probe instead of...
15-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Snapshot in Time: Study Captures Fleeting Cell Differences That Can Alter Disease Risk

In cinema and science fiction, one small change in the past can have major, sometimes life-changing effects in the future. Using a series of snapshots, researchers recently captured such so-called “butterfly effects” in heart muscle cell...
26-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Experts from @JohnsHopkins Available on 30th Anniversary of Berlin Wall’s fall

29-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

@Google recently announced that its quantum computer made a huge breakthrough. What exactly is quantum computing? What does it require? @JHUPhysicsAstro postdoc Yufan Li can explain.

23-Oct-2019 9:05 AM EDT

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ADVISORY: He Knows What Puts the YIKES Into the Scariest Stories

21-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

The White House released a memo of conversation, created with the help of voice recognition software, between Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky. How does such software work? Where can it go wrong? @HopkinsEngineer has an expert who can explain.

26-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

With #HurricaneDorian's approach comes the threat of power loss, which can disrupt transportation and put lives at risk. @JohnsHopkins engineer Umesh Korde suggests that harnessing energy from ocean waves can help restore power more quickly.

29-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Does the inverted yield curve really point to an impending #recession? What does this all mean? Bob Barbera, an economist and Director of the Center for Financial Economics at @JohnsHopkins can help you make sense of it all.

16-Aug-2019 9:30 AM EDT

It's #moonlanding week! We know it was an extraordinary feat of science & engineering, but how did it contribute to pop culture? @JHUEPS has a #moon expert who can discuss moon art, books, music and more! #Apollo50th

15-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT

JohnsHopkins Information Security Institute lecturer Terry Thompson is available to comment on the Mueller report and disinformation campaigns in social media

29-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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The Johns Hopkins University prepares students for lifelong learning, achievement and contributions to society; fosters independent and original research; and brings the benefits of discovery to the world.

The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering and the School of Education are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore, and the Carey Business School is in Harbor East. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.

The Applied Physics Laboratory is a division of the university co-equal to the nine schools, but with a non-academic, research-based mission. APL, located between Baltimore and Washington, supports national security and also pursues space science, exploration of the Solar System and other civilian research and development.

Johns Hopkins also has a campus near Rockville in Montgomery County, Md., and has academic facilities in Nanjing, China, and in Bologna, Italy.

When considered in partnership with its sister institution, the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, the university is Maryland's largest employer.

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