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Nanotechnology
Molecular detection platform provides new insights into gene medicine manufacturing
Published Sept 23, 2022
Breakthrough medical technology like mRNA vaccines rely on tiny nanoparticles to deliver medicine to cells. A new device will help drug manufacturers and evaluators like the FDA more precisely measure genetic payloads to evaluate drug effectiveness.
Civil and systems engineering
The future of fire-resilient structures
Published Sept 22, 2022
Civil and systems engineer Thomas Gernay is studying new approaches to designing structures that are safer, more economical, and make better use of materials and resources
Health Disparities
Vital tech with a fatal flaw
Published Fall 2022
The pulse oximeter is now a staple in hospital rooms and personal medicine cabinets. But a major flaw in its design could prevent people of color from receiving the care they need. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A crash course in the life of a biomedical engineer
Published Sept 14, 2022
The Immersive Summer Program for Education, Enrichment, and Distinction in Biomedical Engineering introduces high school students to school and career pathways in biomedical engineering
Bracing for impact
DART spacecraft prepares for asteroid collision
Published Sept 14, 2022
The proof-of-concept mission managed by APL aims to demonstrate how a spacecraft can be used to deflect an asteroid that poses a threat to Earth, should one ever be discovered
Neurology
Exercise hormone halts Parkinson's disease symptoms in mouse study
Published Sept 13, 2022
A new study could pave the way for the creation of a therapy used to treat Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders
Collegiate Inventors Competition
Hopkins team among finalists
Published Sept 13, 2022 Video
The team developed a simpler and more comfortable brace to treat kids born with clubfoot
Tools+Resources
'The right story at the right time'
Published Sept 8, 2022
The new Technical Communication Lab out of the Whiting School of Engineering's Center for Leadership Education will help students who would like to improve their communication and data visualization skills
Nanotechnology
Pipes two million times smaller than an ant
Published Sept 7, 2022
Working on microscopic pipes only a millionth as wide as a single strand of human hair, Johns Hopkins University researchers have engineered a way to ensure that these tiniest of pipes are safe from the tiniest of leaks
Q+A
After Supreme Court EPA ruling, regulatory patchwork remains
Published Aug 23, 2022
A lack of unified national regulation will not only slow the Biden administration's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but will also slow business investments and innovation, according to climate policy expert Paul Ferraro
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