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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Monkeys who learned how to gamble have helped researchers pinpoint an area of the brain key to one’s willingness to make risky decisions.
13-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The dust that coats much of the surface of Mars originates largely from a single thousand-kilometer-long geological formation near the Red Planet’s equator,
24-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Dogs are thought to be very aware of people’s emotions, but if a pup’s owner was really upset, would it actually go out of its way to offer help and comfort? Some not only will, but they’ll also overcome obstacles in a hurry to do it.
17-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Although the popularity of solar energy has surged, the unpredictability of a weather-dependent technology has kept even more people from embracing it. A new project hopes to change that by improving our ability to forecast sunshine and backup power...
23-Jul-2018 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Engineers have created an electronic skin that, when layered on top of prosthetic hands, can restore a sense of touch through the fingertips.
20-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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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
This is an additional list of experts from the Johns Hopkins University on issues associated with Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma
8-Sep-2017 11:20 AM EDT