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Books to make you blush

February 12, 2016
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The Sheridan Libraries Department of Special Collections hosted its annual Valentine's Day library treat—"Dirty Books and Longing Looks," an open house of saucy and sweet books sure to make anyone swoon. With Cupid as their guide, students studied the rare books and crafted their own vintage-inspired declarations of love. New highlights of the exhibit included a 1930s scrapbook complete with lipstick kisses between a hard-boiled dame and her salty sailor beau, and one of the first guides to writing a Valentine dating from the 1810s.
Neuroscience

'Mini-brains' could reshape brain research, drug testing

February 12, 2016
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Human-derived structures developed at SPH could allow for better research, reduce animal testing / School of Public Health
Rewarding behaviors

Why breaking habits is hard

February 11, 2016
Our brains are wired to focus on previously pleasing things, even if we don't realize it
Flagpole protest

Taking down an 'intolerable' symbol

February 11, 2016
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Bree Newsome, who brought down Confederate flag in S.C., speaks at JHU
Buildclass

3-D printing, Ikea-style

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