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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
New Bioinformatics Tool Tests Methods for Finding Mutant Genes That ‘Drive’ Cancer
Published Jan 17, 2017
Among the numerous new tactics that aim to spotlight the so-called cancer driver genes, which produce the most accurate results? To help solve this puzzle, a team of Johns Hopkins computational scientists... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Welcomes 1st Members of Class of 2021
Published Jan 17, 2017
A talented pool of high school students applied early decision this fall to the Johns Hopkins University, identifying it as their top choice and committing to attend if admitted. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Joins Alliance to Expand College Access For 50,000 Talented Lower-income Students
Published Jan 17, 2017
The Johns Hopkins University is joining 29 other colleges and universities to expand by at least 50,000 the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at the U.S. undergraduate institutions with... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
ADVISORY: Portraits of Black Civil War Soldiers Exhibit Opens With Visit From One Soldier’s Granddaughter and Captain’s Great-grandson
Published Jan 17, 2017
Dec. 7, 2016 CONTACT: Jill Rosen Office: 443-997-9906 Cell: 443-547-8805 jrosen@jhu.edu @JHUmediareps WHAT: Seventeen Men: Portraits of Black Civil War Soldiers, portrays the faces of 17 African-American... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Leads U.S. Universities in Research Spending 37th Straight Time
Published Jan 17, 2017
The Johns Hopkins University led U.S. universities in research and development spending for the 37th straight year in fiscal 2015, putting a record $2.306 billion into projects to cure disease, promote... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
MEDIA ADVISORY: Students Will Use Mousetrap and Rubber Band Power to Launch Blue Jay Beanie Babies
Published Jan 17, 2017
Johns Hopkins Freshman Engineering Contest Allows No Batteries or Other Electronics WHEN: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7. WHERE: On stage in the Shriver Hall Auditorium on The Johns Hopkins University’s... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Fewer Older Americans Have Dental Insurance
Published Jan 17, 2017
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 Jan 17, 2017
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 Jan 17, 2017
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 Jan 17, 2017
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 Jan 17, 2017
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
Johns Hopkins Senior Named Rhodes Scholar
Published Jan 17, 2017
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 Jan 17, 2017
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 Jan 17, 2017
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