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Spiders’ Web Secrets Unraveled

Johns Hopkins University researchers discovered precisely how spiders build webs by using night vision and artificial intelligence to track and record every movement of all eight legs as spiders worked in the dark. Their creation of a...
3-Nov-2021 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins Pioneers Method to Examine How Immunotherapy Changes Tumors

Johns Hopkins University engineers are the first to use a non-invasive optical probe to understand the complex changes in tumors after immunotherapy, a treatment that harnesses the immune system to fight cancer. Their method combines detailed...
13-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins Finds Thousands of Unknown Chemicals in E-Cigarettes

Vaping aerosols contain thousands of unknown chemicals and substances not disclosed by manufacturers, including industrial chemicals and caffeine, Johns Hopkins University researchers found.
6-Oct-2021 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eyeglasses for School Kids Boosts Academic Performance

Students who received eyeglasses through a school-based program scored higher on reading and math tests, Johns Hopkins researchers from the Wilmer Eye Institute and School of Education found in the largest clinical study of the impact of glasses on...
7-Sep-2021 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Educated Women Increasingly Likely to Have 1st Baby Before Marriage

College-educated women are much more likely than ever before to have a first child outside of marriage, a new Johns Hopkins University study finds.
1-Sep-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Blind People Can’t See Color but Understand It the Same Way as Sighted People

People born blind have never seen that bananas are yellow but Johns Hopkins University researchers find that like any sighted person, they understand two bananas are likely to be the same color and why. Questioning the belief that dates back to...
16-Aug-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Tool Predicts Sudden Death in Inflammatory Heart Disease

Johns Hopkins University scientists have developed a new tool for predicting which patients suffering from a complex inflammatory heart disease are at risk of sudden cardiac arrest. Published in Science Advances, their method is the first to combine...
27-Jul-2021 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protein Appears to Prevent Tumor Cells from Spreading Via Blood Vessels

Researchers have identified a specialized protein that appears to help prevent tumor cells from entering the bloodstream and spreading to other parts of the body.
12-Jul-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Discuss Holiday Shopping Issues Due to Supply Chain Bottlenecks

12-Oct-2021 11:50 AM EDT

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The Science Behind the Appeal of Pumpkin Spice

Fall is still days away but at coffee shops and grocery stores, it’s already peak autumn thanks to the arrival of a certain flavor that has come to signal the season’s unofficial start. Everyone knows, it’s pumpkin spice time. But...
20-Sep-2021 8:30 AM EDT

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Hurricane Ida: Johns Hopkins Experts Can Discuss What Lies Ahead for Hard-Hit Areas

30-Aug-2021 3:45 PM EDT

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School Can be Scary in a Pandemic: Johns Hopkins Team Created App to Help Teachers Know How Kids are Feeling

Two Johns Hopkins University researchers who study classroom stress and the emotional well-being of students and teachers have released an app that allows teachers to get daily reports about how their students are feeling. Though the tool...
18-Aug-2021 11:05 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins experts available on school masking guidance, reopening concerns

12-Aug-2021 8:05 AM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Expert Can Discuss Apple’s Plan to Monitor iPhones for Child Sexual Abuse

6-Aug-2021 8:45 AM EDT

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Motivation at an Empty Olympics? Johns Hopkins Expert Available On Mental Aspects of Top Athletic Performance

23-Jul-2021 12:25 PM EDT

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Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss U.S.-China Conflict Over Microsoft Email Hack

19-Jul-2021 2:45 PM 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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