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Hearing the future
Published Nov 2, 2020
Johns Hopkins researchers discover that bats can use echolocation to predict where their prey is headed, providing new insights about how sound can be used to "see"
Computer Science
Dog training methods help JHU teach robots to learn new tricks
Published Oct 26, 2020 Video
Through the kind of positive reinforcement used to train dogs, a robot named Spot was able to learn a new task far faster than usual
Psychological sciences
Babies' random choices become their preferences
Published Oct 2, 2020
We assume we choose things that we like, but research suggests that's sometimes backward: We like things because we choose them, and we dislike things that we don't choose

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Lawrence Manchester Wins 2021 Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing
Published Sept 24, 2021
Lawrence Manchester (BM ’94, Percussion; BM ’95 Recording Arts and Sciences) won the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie as the score... / The Peabody Post
Johns Hopkins Health Disparities Researcher Lisa Cooper Appointed by Biden to President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Published Sept 22, 2021
Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH, a pioneering public health disparities researcher, general internist, and professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Kisma Jordan Releases OperaSOUL Experience and EP
Published Sept 21, 2021
Kisma Jordan (GPD ’12, Opera) released The OperaSOUL Experience, a concert that blends operatic vocals with soul-pop music, and The OperaSOUL EP, her first solo recording. The concert was grant-funded... / The Peabody Post
Johns Hopkins Expert Can Discuss Legality of Workplace, Government Vaccine Mandates
Published Sept 20, 2021
President Biden recently ordered that businesses with more than 100 employees require workers to get a COVID-19 shot or test negative for the virus at least once a week, joining many other workplaces nationwide... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
The Science Behind the Appeal of Pumpkin Spice
Published Sept 20, 2021
Fall is still days away but at coffee shops and grocery stores, it’s already peak autumn thanks to the arrival of a certain flavor that has come to signal the season’s unofficial start. Everyone knows,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Undergraduate Team Named Finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Sept 13, 2021
A team of Johns Hopkins University students are among the finalists in the Collegiate Inventors Competition for their invention of a device to reduce pain from nerve damage in people with amputations. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Sandbox Percussion Joins UMKC Faculty
Published Sept 12, 2021
All four members of Sandbox Percussion – Victor Caccese (BM ’11, Percussion), Terry Sweeney (BM ’13, Percussion), Ian Rosenbaum (BM ’08, Percussion), and Jonathan Allen – have joined the... / The Peabody Post
MEDIA ADVISORY: Grand Opening Set for Henderson-Hopkins School, Community Track and Field
Published Sept 10, 2021
Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and Johns Hopkins University President Ron Daniels will lace up their running shoes Monday for the grand opening of the Henderson-Hopkins school’s new track. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Vision for Baltimore Linked to Higher Test Scores for City Students
Published Sept 9, 2021
Baltimore students who received eyeglasses through the Vision for Baltimore program scored higher on reading and math tests, with students who struggle the most academically showing the greatest improvement,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Eyeglasses for School Kids Boosts Academic Performance
Published Sept 9, 2021
Students who received eyeglasses through a school-based program scored higher on reading and math tests, Johns Hopkins researchers from the Wilmer Eye Institute and School of Education found in the largest... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
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