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Electron twisters trapped

February 24, 2015 10:43:00 am
Scientists figure out how to use nanowires to contain vortices and keep supercurrents flowing freely
Start-up space

FastForward expands

February 5, 2015 10:43:00 am
Business incubator has 6,000 square feet of office, lab space adjacent to JHU's medical campus
Pretty pixels

New Horizons beams back new Pluto pictures

February 5, 2015 12:24:00 pm
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Images are first received during the spacecraft's approach to Pluto system, which will culminate with July flyby

Twitter analysis could yield insight into vaccine refusal

February 24, 2015 2:01:00 pm
Computer scientist Mark Dredze part of team exploring why people refuse vaccines, how these reasons vary among communities
Star-struck

A space symphony

March-April 2015
Hopkins Symphony Orchestra co-commissioned 'Cosmic Dust,' a 14-minute work inspired by Hubble / Gazette

APL eyes retinal prosthesis

March-April 2015
$4M will fund development of next-generation glasses with embedded vision-, eye-tracking sensors / Gazette
Ask an expert

Why we choke under pressure

March-April 2015
Biomedical engineering professor Vikram Chib explains why some people wrestle with performance anxiety / Gazette
My View

Going batty

March-April 2015
Professor Cindy Moss talks about how she finds bats for her lab—and why she studies them / Gazette

JHU's 'white hat hackers'

March-April 2015
JHU's Information Security Institute protects data, thwarts cybercrime / Gazette
Spotlight on

Carol Reiley

March-April 2015
Robotics scientist has just written a kids' book she wishes her younger self would have read / Gazette
Snake secret

How deadly venom works

February 10, 2015 8:45:00 am
Reclusive coral snake's lethal toxin could aid in study of epilepsy, schizophrenia, chronic pain / Hopkins Medicine
Research leader

No. 1 in research spending

February 6, 2015 2:25:00 pm
JHU spent $2.2 billion in FY2013, tops in U.S. for 35th year in a row

Two win NSF CAREER awards

February 4, 2015 7:36:00 pm
School of Engineering faculty members El-Awady, Basu to receive $500,000 each over five years
Commentary

Anti-vaccine madness

February 3, 2015 8:43:00 am
JHSPH vaccine expert featured in Sunday column on current measles outbreak / The New York Times
Frontier Award

Award supports 'new directions' in research

January 28, 2015 4:20:00 pm
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JHU stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural President's Frontier Award

Researchers study brain injuries in ex-NFL players

January 26, 2015 12:08:00 pm
Results provide further evidence of potential long-term neurological risks to football players who sustain repeated head injuries / Hopkins Medicine

Brain researcher honored

January 23, 2015 2:06:00 pm
Lisa Feigenson receives $75,000 Troland Research Award from NAS for her ongoing investigation of early brain development, number sense
Think big

Awards for aspiring scientists

January 22, 2015 4:25:00 pm
10 teenage researchers receive Center for Talented Youth grants to support STEM proposals
This and that

Major addition

January 22, 2015 10:43:00 am
New interdisciplinary major at Krieger School will give undergraduates chance to pursue both natural sciences and humanities

Hopkins senior named Churchill Scholar

January 19, 2015 9:00:00 am
Sandya Subramanian, who is majoring in biomedical engineering and applied math and statistics, hopes to become computational neuroscience researcher

Astrophysicist shares honor

January 16, 2015 1:20:00 pm
Marc Kamionkowski receives Dannie Heineman Prize for his scientific contributions to our understanding of the universe
Small 'miracle'

A curated history of smallpox

January 12, 2015 11:27:00 am
Johns Hopkins exhibition features items from collections of two men whose efforts were critical to eradicating deadly disease

Write stuff

January 9, 2015 1:06:00 pm
Nine Johns Hopkins faculty authors to be featured on C-SPAN2's 'Book TV'
Milky Way rays

Space molecule mystery

January 8, 2015 3:50:00 pm
Analysis of light of hundreds of thousands of space objects yields clues about century-old celestial puzzle
Perspective

Daniels urges support for young scientists

January 6, 2015 4:30:00 pm
JHU president proposes policy reforms, increased NIH funding in article published in 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' / PNAS

Researcher on the rise

January 5, 2015 10:25:00 am
School of Medicine postdoc among young scientists selected for Forbes' '30 Under 30' list / Forbes
Ask an expert

Why care about Mars?

Jan-Feb 2015
Assistant professor from Earth and Planetary Sciences ponders our fascination with the Red Planet / Gazette
Where in the World

JHU's endeavors in Antarctica

Jan-Feb 2015
JHU researchers study polar pteropods to better understand effects of ocean acidification on their swimming capabilities / Gazette