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Using Artificial Intelligence, Better Pollution Predictions Are in the Air

Fueled by increasing temperatures and droughts, severe wildfires are on the rise around the world — as are the smoke-borne contaminants that harm the environment and human health. In 2023, Canada recorded its worst wildfire season ever, with fires...
30-Jan-2024 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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For Third Straight Year, Johns Hopkins APL Named Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winner and Top 50 Best Place to Work

For a third consecutive year, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, has been named a winner of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Award, and earned a spot as one of the Best Places to Work for 2024.
10-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Tabletop Exercise at Johns Hopkins APL Prepares Government and Industry for Bioeconomy Security Threats

Representatives from the federal government, academia and private industry convened at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, for a tabletop exercise to assess the nation’s preparedness for security threats unique...
10-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL Researchers Develop Advanced Material for Efficient Thermal Management

Researchers at Johns Hopkins APL made a breakthrough in developing a smart material that changes its behavior based on temperature.
15-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Johns Hopkins APL’s Camera Reveals Surprise for NASA’s Lucy Mission in First Asteroid Encounter

NASA's Lucy mission discovers a binary asteroid, Dinkinesh, with a small satellite
15-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins APL Creates Autonomy Safety Net for AFWERX Autonomy Prime Program

APL is equipping AFWERX — a technology directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory and the innovation arm of the Department of the Air Force — with capabilities to quickly and safely test autonomous vehicles in complex, interactive...
15-Aug-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johns Hopkins APL Restores Cold Sensation in Amputees’ Phantom Limbs

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) researchers have developed one of the world’s smallest, most intense and fastest refrigeration devices, the wearable thin-film thermoelectric cooler (TFTEC), and teamed with neuroscientists to help...
1-Aug-2023 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medics and Machines: Developing Robotic Technologies to Provide Assured Care in the Field

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, are exploring how emerging capabilities in artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR) and robotics might support collaborative intervention by teams of...
1-Aug-2023 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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