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Carriage before marriage
Unmarried with children
Published July 25, 2016
A lack of middle-income jobs may drive more young people to have children before getting married, study finds
Brain science
Free will in the brain
Published July 25, 2016 Video
JHU researchers glimpse the human brain making a purely voluntary decision to act
Biomedical engineering
Back in the game
Published July 25, 2016 Video
Novel controller allows video gamers to compete with their feet

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Menthol-Like Cigarettes Still Sold in Canada Despite Ban
Published July 25, 2016
Researchers say marketing of new cigarettes that look like menthol violates spirit of new laws in Alberta and Nova Scotia. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Majority of Physicians Have Favorite Patients, Study Finds
Published July 25, 2016
Physicians like the majority of their patients, but a majority like some more than others, a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health finds. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
ADVISORY: Future Engineers Use Their Noodles to Build Spaghetti Bridges
Published July 25, 2016
About 160 high school students at the Johns Hopkins Baltimore campus — and another 425 students across the country — will compete in the annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest, marking the culmination of... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Names Two New Deans
Published July 25, 2016
Laura Morlock, PhD, MA, has been appointed executive vice dean for academic affairs at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Elizabeth Stuart, PhD, MA, has been named associate dean... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Gates Institute Announces ‘The Challenge Initiative’
Published July 25, 2016
The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health is launching The Challenge Initiative, a global urban reproductive health program supported by a three-year, $42 million grant... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Protein Found to Bolster Growth of Damaged Muscle Tissue
Published July 25, 2016
Johns Hopkins University biologists have found that a protein that plays a key role in the lives of stem cells can bolster the growth of damaged muscle tissue, a step that could potentially contribute... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Study: Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Increased Risk of Asthma Attacks
Published July 25, 2016
People with asthma who live near bigger or larger numbers of active unconventional natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are 1.5 to four times likelier to have asthma attacks... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Sunil Kumar Named Johns Hopkins Provost
Published July 25, 2016
Sunil Kumar, dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a widely published expert on operations management and research, has been appointed the 15th provost and senior vice president... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
New Control Strategies Needed for Zika and Other Unexpected Mosquito-Borne Outbreaks
Published July 25, 2016
A recent spate of unexpected mosquito-borne disease outbreaks – including the Zika virus – have highlighted the need to better understand the development and spread of little-known diseases and for... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Income Inequality Leads Millennials to Start Families Before Marriage
Published July 25, 2016
Rising income inequality, and the resulting scarcity of certain types of jobs, is a key reason a growing number of young Americans are having babies before getting married. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
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