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Sabermetrics
Low pressure performers
Published Jan 17, 2017
Hopkins computer scientists evaluate baseball stats compiled in 'meaningless game situations'
Epigenetics
The nature and nurture of human illness
Published Jan 17, 2017
Scientists seek better understanding of how genetic, environmental factors join forces to cause disease
Computer science
A giant leap for genome sequencing
Published Jan 17, 2017
JHU's Michael Schatz leads work on new computer algorithms that create more complete DNA portraits

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Intersession Students Learn the Science Behind Party Food
Published Jan 17, 2017
Beer, wine and cheese are classic party foods that couldn’t be made without fermentation. Fermentation is also the key behind food trends like pickling and the tea drink kombucha. In a one-credit intersession... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
In Teens, Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated With Excessive Video Gaming
Published Jan 17, 2017
Teens who play games more than four hours a day may not develop addiction-like problems if they are socially engaged with others. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Retired Sen. Barbara Mikulski to Join University Faculty
Published Jan 17, 2017
Barbara A. Mikulski, the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress and Maryland’s longest-tenured U.S. senator, will join the Johns Hopkins University on Jan. 16 as a professor of public policy... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Evidence Growing of Link Between Youth Exposure to Alcohol Marketing and Youth Drinking
Published Jan 17, 2017
First review of long-term studies since 2008 finds youth who are more exposed to alcohol marketing are at higher risk of drinking across continents, cultures / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Ignition Interlock Laws Reduce Alcohol-Involved Fatal Crashes
Published Jan 17, 2017
State laws requiring ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders appear to reduce the number of fatal drunk driving crashes / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Captured on Video: DNA Nanotubes Build a Bridge Between Two Molecular Posts
Published Jan 17, 2017
In a microscopic feat that resembled a high-wire circus act, Johns Hopkins researchers have coaxed DNA nanotubes to assemble themselves into bridge-like structures arched between two molecular landmarks... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Cynthia Schaffer Minkovitz Named Bloomberg School Department Chair
Published Jan 17, 2017
Cynthia Schaffer Minkovitz, MD, MPP, an international expert on pediatric preventive care, has been appointed chair of the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Fewer See E-Cigarettes as Less Harmful Than Cigarettes
Published Jan 17, 2017
The perception that e-cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes fell between 2012 and 2014, a sign that fewer people see them as a safe alternative to smoking tobacco. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
ADVISORY: Christmas Eve observance at grave of Johns Hopkins
Published Jan 17, 2017
Johns Hopkins employees, alumni, students and friends will attend the annual Christmas Eve graveside observance honoring the founder of the university and health system, Mr. Johns Hopkins. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
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