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Johns Hopkins Physics Fair Returns to Homewood Campus
Published April 19, 2018
The Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy is hosting its 15th Annual Physics Fair from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, on the Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles St.... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Safety Measures Could Save 250,000 Lives a Year in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Published April 19, 2018
Interventions such as speeding enforcement and formal swimming lessons for young children could potentially save more than 250,000 lives a year if they were implemented across populations living in extreme... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
A Foodborne Illness Outbreak Could Cost a Restaurant Millions, Study Suggests
Published April 19, 2018
A single foodborne outbreak could cost a restaurant millions of dollars in lost revenue, fines, lawsuits, legal fees, insurance premium increases, inspection costs and staff retraining, a new study. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
JHU and Lockheed Martin to Host Science and Engineering Expo at Baltimore City School
Published April 19, 2018
The Johns Hopkins University, Lockheed Martin and Barclay Elementary/Middle School will come together for an evening designed to showcase the science and engineering projects that students have been working... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Pratt, Lenox named managing directors for Johns Hopkins Investment Office
Published April 19, 2018
Joanna D. Pratt and Christopher J. Lenox, both experienced investors and university endowment portfolio managers, are joining the Johns Hopkins University as managing directors in its Office of Investments. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Students Devise One-Size-Fits-All Blood-Clotting Tool
Published April 19, 2018
Engineering undergraduates have developed an anti-bleeding “super gel” that can be delivered with a catheter but is hyper-absorbent enough to then swell with blood, creating a clot to block any bleeding. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Teams with Lockheed Martin to Enhance STEM Programming for PreK-12th Grade Students
Published April 19, 2018
The Johns Hopkins University and Lockheed Martin today announced a partnership aimed at enhancing opportunities for Baltimore City public school students pursuing academic and career fields in science,... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Graphic Novelist Carol Tyler to Speak at Johns Hopkins
Published April 19, 2018
Carol Tyler, the acclaimed creator of the graphic trilogy You’ll Never Know, will speak at Johns Hopkins University. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Art Meets Science at New Johns Hopkins Exhibit
Published April 19, 2018
The latest exhibit in a program that brings together artists and scientists opens at Johns Hopkins University. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
JHU Records Brain Activity of a Free-flying Bat
Published April 19, 2018
Johns Hopkins University researchers have developed a way to study the brain of a bat as it flies, recording for the first time what happens as an animal focuses its attention. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Scientists Decry Lack of Science in ‘Forensic Science’
Published April 19, 2018
Many of the “forensic science” methods commonly used in criminal cases and portrayed in popular police TV dramas have never been scientifically validated and may lead to unjust verdicts. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Smartphone ‘Scores’ Can Help Doctors Track Severity of Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms
Published April 19, 2018
Parkinson’s disease, a progressive brain disorder, is often tough to treat effectively because symptoms, such as tremors and walking difficulties, can vary dramatically over a period of days, or even... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Poverty Increases Risk of Non-Communicable Diseases in Lower Income Countries
Published April 19, 2018
Poverty increases the risk of death and disability from non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes in low- and middle-income countries, a new systematic review shows / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Increasing Public Support for Mental Health Services Without Stigmatizing Mental Illness
Published April 19, 2018
In public-health campaigns to boost support for improvements in the mental health system, messages that link mental illness to violence may be counterproductive, according to a study from researchers at... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Peer Influence, Better HIV Counseling Could Encourage More Boys in Africa To Be Circumcised
Published April 19, 2018
With research showing that male circumcision reduces the odds of getting HIV through heterosexual sex by 60 percent, more boys and young men – primarily those between the ages of 10 and 19 – are having... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Diverse Metals Mix it Up in Novel Nanoparticles
Published April 19, 2018
Johns Hopkins researchers have teamed with colleagues from three other universities to combine up to eight different metals into single, uniformly mixed nanoparticles. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Justice crusader Bryan Stevenson named Johns Hopkins commencement speaker
Published April 19, 2018
Lawyer and social justice activist Bryan A. Stevenson, who founded an organization that has helped more than 125 wrongly condemned people on death row, will speak at Johns Hopkins University's commencement... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
JHU Finds Letter We’ve Seen Millions of Times, Yet Can’t Write
Published April 19, 2018
Despite seeing it millions of times in pretty much every picture book, every novel, every newspaper and every email, Johns Hopkins University researchers have found people are essentially unaware of the... / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Most Primary Care Offices Do Not Offer Reduced Price Care to the Uninsured, Study Finds
Published April 19, 2018
A new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the uninsured face significant barriers to primary care, highlighting a group that remains vulnerable even after the Affordable... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Better Communication Between Spouses May Equal Better Health Outcomes, New Research Suggests
Published April 19, 2018
Couples in Mali who spoke to one another about family planning were significantly more likely not only to use modern contraception, but to adopt a series of healthy behaviors, new research suggests. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Frequent, Public Drug Users May Be Good Candidates for Overdose-Treatment Training
Published April 19, 2018
The most frequent and public opioid users may be the best available candidates for naloxone training, according to a new study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
Panel to Explore Public Lasting Health Issues in Puerto Rico from Storms
Published April 19, 2018
The JHU Forums on Race in America will present a panel discussion, “Six Months after Maria: Public Health Issues in Puerto Rico.” / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Local Girl Scouts to Build Mini Roller Coasters During Contest at Johns Hopkins
Published April 19, 2018
Maryland Girl Scouts will learn about the physics involved in how roller coasters work and what it takes to be an engineer. Then, the scout troops will design and build their own mini roller coasters. / News from The Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Offers Six New Online Graduate Programs
Published April 19, 2018
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will offer six new fully online, part-time graduate programs through its Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL) program beginning in the fall of... / Public Health News Headlines from Johns Hopkins
JHU Tops U.S. Universities in Research Spending for 38th Straight Time
Published April 19, 2018
The Johns Hopkins University led all U.S. universities in research and development expenditures for the 38th consecutive year, spending $2.431 billion in fiscal year 2016. / News from The Johns Hopkins University