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New Computational Strategy Designed for More Personalized Cancer Treatment

Mathematicians and cancer scientists have found a way to simplify complex biomolecular data about tumors, in principle making it easier to prescribe the appropriate treatment for a specific patient.
14-May-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Report: An ‘F’ Grade for the Nation’s Initial Three-Year Degree Programs

More schools are offering three-year degrees to counter the ever-rising costs of a college education, but a new analysis finds these new programs are failing students.
11-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Recent Economy Kept Black, White Young Adults From Leaving Nest

Economic tumult in the early 2000s persuaded many young people to keep living with their parents, but the reasons why differ starkly by race, a study concludes.
7-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Flaw Found in Water Treatment Methods

Some potentially toxic chemicals in water may be created, ironically, during the water treatment process itself.
2-May-2018 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


A Souped-up Walker to Help Get Pediatric ICU Patients on Their Feet

An undergraduate student design team is developing a walking system designed to get pediatric ICU patients up and moving as quickly as possible.
1-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Simulate Conditions Inside ‘Super-Earths’

By aiming intense X-ray beams at iron samples, scientists have discovered what may lie at the core of “super-Earths,” rocky planets triple the mass of Earth orbiting far-distant stars.
26-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When There’s an Audience, People’s Performance Improves

Often people think performing in front of others will make them mess up, but a new study led by a Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist found the opposite: being watched can make people do better.
17-Apr-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Johns Hopkins Students Devise One-Size-Fits-All Blood-Clotting Tool

Students develop a blood-clotting “super gel” that can be injected through a catheter but is hyper-absorbent enough to then swell with blood, blocking further bleeding.
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Media Advisory: JHU Expert Has New Paper on Risk of Arming Teachers

A Johns Hopkins University public safety leadership professor concludes that arming teachers would be risky and ineffective.
2-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST

The Mind of a Medalist:

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

MEDIA ADVISORY: Super Bowl Marks the Season’s End, But Concussion Concerns Continue

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


MEDIA ADVISORY: ‘Race at the Movies’ Expert Available

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

Media Advisory: Experts Can Discuss Fed Chair Options

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


Media Advisory: Catalonia Experts Available

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

Media Advisory: More Hurricane Experts From Johns Hopkins University

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


Media Advisory: How the U.S. Can Sway North Korea

Johns Hopkins University political scientist Steven David has a theory about how the United States might be able to influence the leadership of North Korea. He calls in "omnibalancing."
7-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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