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Finer Flaws: Exploring the Advantages of Defects in Laser Manufactured Materials

APL researchers set out to better understand the influence of different defects on the mechanical performance of additively manufactured materials. In a recent journal article, they provide data to help understand the effects of defects and enable...
26-Jul-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL, Amazon Partner to Accelerate Access to High-Res Brain Mapping Data

An expanded collaboration between APL and the Amazon Web Services' Open Data Sponsorship Program will further enable the storage and accessibility of ever-expanding neuroimaging datasets generated by the neuroscience research community.
22-Jul-2021 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brain-Computer Interface Enables Johns Hopkins Study Participant to Touch and Feel Holographic Objects

As part of a larger study exploring neural multiplexing and new modes of perception enabled by brain-computer interface (BCI), Johns Hopkins researchers have demonstrated the ability to “feel” virtual objects by integrating neural stimulation in...
25-Jun-2021 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Super Sticky: Johns Hopkins APL Creates Strong, Fast, Waterproof Adhesive

APL created an additive to turn commercial glue into a rapidly curing underwater adhesive that is effective on a range of surfaces, including aluminum, stainless steel, glass and plastic. The adhesive performed best on untreated aluminum surfaces...
16-Apr-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quadriplegic Patient Uses Brain Signals to Feed Himself with Two Advanced Prosthetic Arms

Almost two years into a research study conducted by Johns Hopkins APL and Johns Hopkins Medicine, a quadriplegic patient can now control two robotic arms with his brain — and can even feed himself.
14-Dec-2020 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Enhanced Phantom Limb Perception Improves Prosthesis Function, Study Finds

In exploring ways to make it easier for users to control a prosthesis, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), in Laurel, Maryland, found that giving them sensory stimulation enhances the perception of their phantom hand...
7-Dec-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Cyber Defense Feed Protects Government Systems in Live Trial Across Four States

A new automated data feed that helps defend state and local government computer systems from cyberattacks and rapidly blocks threats across state lines reduced cyber defense time from some three days to less than three minutes in a successful pilot...
4-Dec-2020 8:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

Second Annual National Health Symposium Event Summary Available

The event summary for the second annual National Health Symposium, organized by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, is now available.
3-Nov-2020 5:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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