Science+Technology

Solar Power

Soaking up the sun

February 9, 2016
Researcher aims to engineer spray paint that can convert sun's elusive energy to electricity
Cognitive science

Broken words

February 1, 2016
Researchers study stroke victims to pinpoint areas of brain that control how we write, spell
Training tip

How to get better, faster

January 28, 2016
To master skills faster, tweak your practice routine, researchers say
Buildclass

3-D printing, Ikea-style

February 10, 2016
Intersession course gives participants the chance to build 3-D printers from the ground up
HopHacks

Silicon Valley visitors

February 4, 2016
Representatives from tech accelerator Y Combinator to speak with students before hackathon

Whiting School center aims to reshape medical care

February 4, 2016
Malone Center brings together engineers, clinicians in effort to enhance efficiency, effectiveness of health care
Intersession

Chocolate lab

February 2, 2016
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Students study chocolate up close—for science, of course
Cancer Research

Strength in numbers

February 2, 2016
Cancer cells tend to travel in clusters to form metastases, study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Frontier award

Biologist Scott Bailey wins $250K research honor

February 1, 2016
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Bloomberg School scientist explores how bacteria's immune systems ward off threat posed by harmful viruses
Q+A

Does Planet Nine exist?

January 21, 2016
JHU planetary scientist Hal Weaver discusses new evidence suggesting a giant Planet Nine lurks beyond Pluto
Smart voting?

Digital age democracy

January 20, 2016
Security concerns remain major obstacle for online voting, JHU's Avi Rubin says / Scientific American
New Horizons

Voyage of a lifetime

January 20, 2016
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10 years ago, 'New Horizons' lifted off on its historic mission to Pluto and beyond

The brain on cocaine

January 18, 2016
Study shows drug's role in cell death, points to possible treatment
Brain gain

Learning how we learn

January 13, 2016
Scientists, educators gather at JHU to discuss cutting-edge research on human learning
Mobile upgrade

'A really big jump' for prosthetics

January 12, 2016
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Titanium implant unlocks new levels of operability for prosthetic limb
30 Under 30

Quantum matters

January 5, 2016
JHU PhD candidate Guy Marcus among 30 young scientists honored by 'Forbes' / Forbes
Monkey hear

Pitch perfect primates?

December 30, 2015
Study shows that marmosets share human's unique perception abilities with pitch / Hopkins Medicine
What a blast

A galaxy far, far away

December 18, 2015
Spectrographic telescope could yield clues about how galaxies grow
Hackcarey

Code basics

December 18, 2015
Carey Business School hosts daylong event to expose Baltimore high school students to careers in technology / Carey Business School
Interdisciplinary

Two new Bloomberg Distinguished Professors

December 15, 2015
Esteemed Johns Hopkins faculty members Charles Bennett, Andrew Feinberg honored with appointments

Organ dysfunction and Down syndrome

December 14, 2015
Inhibited nerve development linked to health complications in people with Down syndrome
Kid Math

Numbers games

Winter 2015
Laura Overdeck's Bedtime Math program targets math-phobic parents as much as their young children / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Chemistry

The silicon maker

Winter 2015
Synthetic chemist Rebekka Klausen will use grant funding to study silicon at the nanoscale / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Paleoecology

New on the menu: grass

Winter 2015
In August 2012, Naomi Levin boarded a plane from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Baltimore with ground-up teeth in her carry-on / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Scientific Method

Retraction tracker

Winter 2015
When research papers are retracted, this blog posts it. It's been busy. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Alumni

Angel seeks long-term relationship

Winter 2015
Finding an investor for your startup is a lot like landing a soul mate / Johns Hopkins Magazine