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Coronavirus Resource Center
Pandemic Data Initiative will address COVID-19 data problems
Published May 17, 2021
The latest resource from the Coronavirus Resource Center will explore state and national data discrepancies revealed by the pandemic
A perfect symmetry of science and the humanities
Published May 17, 2021
Since launching in 2015, the major in medicine, science, and the humanities has allowed students the freedom to design meaningful, challenging courses of study
Environment
Bug appétit: Why eating cicadas is good for the environment
Published May 14, 2021
Jessica Fanzo, an expert in food policy and ethics, discusses the environmental and health benefits of eating insects, including cicadas
Food safety
Organic meat less likely to be contaminated with multidrug-resistant bacteria, study suggests
Published May 13, 2021
Analysis also uncovers meats from processors that handle both organic and conventional retail meat may be less likely to be contaminated with pathogenic bacteria
Medical devices
Johns Hopkins develops portable device for rapidly diagnosing STIs
Published May 12, 2021
The low-cost device matches the specificity and sensitivity of current hospital tests, and can detect which strains of disease may become resistant to antibiotics
Research funding
Bayer extends research agreement with Hopkins through 2024
Published May 6, 2021
The pharmaceuticals and life sciences company will continue its partnership with Johns Hopkins to provide funding to researchers in the Wilmer Eye Institute
Outer space
New models reveal Saturn's hidden regions
Published May 6, 2021
Researchers simulate conditions necessary for planet's unique magnetic field
Faculty news
Johns Hopkins theoretical physicist shares 2021 Gruber Cosmology Prize
Published May 5, 2021
Marc Kamionkowski honored along with two others for work on cosmic microwave background
Q+A
The environmental toll of fighting COVID-19
Published May 5, 2021
Masks, gloves, and chemical disinfectants will outlast the pandemic. Environmental engineer Ana María Rule says there are better alternatives to plastics and harsh chemicals.
Design Day
Engineering students show off creative solutions to real-world challenges
Published May 3, 2021
In annual Design Day showcase, students present their designs and devices to faculty, staff, sponsors, alumni, and each other
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