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Epigenetics
The nature and nurture of human illness
Published Dec 6, 2016
Scientists seek better understanding of how genetic, environmental factors join forces to cause disease
Computer science
A giant leap for genome sequencing
Published Dec 6, 2016
JHU's Michael Schatz leads work on new computer algorithms that create more complete DNA portraits
Government
What D.C. insiders think of the American public
Published Dec 6, 2016
Government bureaucrats tend to believe citizens know 'very little' about key issues, JHU political scientists write

News feeds from around Johns Hopkins

Fewer Older Americans Have Dental Insurance
Published Dec 6, 2016
Lack of insurance meant fewer than half visited dentist in previous year, those who did left with high bills. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Is Your Favorite Ballplayer Hitting When It Matters, or Just Padding His Stats?
Published Dec 6, 2016
In time for Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings this week, a team of computer scientists from Johns Hopkins University is adding to the ocean of baseball statistics with what appears to be the first... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Exotic Insulator May Hold Clue to Key Mystery of Modern Physics
Published Dec 6, 2016
Experiments using laser light and pieces of gray material the size of fingernail clippings may offer clues to a fundamental scientific riddle: what is the relationship between the everyday world of classical... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Graduate Named Schwarzman Scholar
Published Dec 6, 2016
Johns Hopkins University graduate Oladotun “Dotun” Opasina has been named a Schwarzman Scholar, the first from the university to win the newly established award. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Subsidized Housing Works Better for Some Kids Than Others
Published Dec 6, 2016
Living in subsidized housing seems to give a boost to children with high standardized test scores and few behavior problems, but it has the opposite effect on students who score poorly and have behavioral... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Suicide Rates Drop Among Members of White Mountain Apache Tribe
Published Dec 6, 2016
Efforts to track and prevent self-harm led to 40 percent drop, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins Senior Named Rhodes Scholar
Published Dec 6, 2016
Johns Hopkins University senior Nicole A. Mihelson has been named a Rhodes Scholar, one of the top awards available to American college students. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Some Hog Workers Developing Drug-Resistant Skin Infections Linked to Livestock-Associated Staph
Published Dec 6, 2016
Some workers at industrial hog production facilities are not only carrying livestock-associated, antibiotic-resistant bacteria in their noses, but may also be developing skin infections from these bacteria. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Better Definition of ‘Pre-Diabetes’ Can Help Identify Those At Risk for Long-Term Complications
Published Dec 6, 2016
More accurate definition could encourage the right patients to adopt changes – lose weight, exercise more – that help prevent full-blown diabetes / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
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