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First glimpse of an exoplanet interior
Published May 20, 2024
Methane found in WASP-107 b reveals core mass, turbulent skies, and other key insights in the search for habitable worlds beyond our solar system
Johns Hopkins to establish new RNA innovation center
Published May 16, 2024
The center, anchored in the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, will speed the cycle of RNA innovation in pursuit of advanced therapies
Students invent quieter leaf blower
Published May 14, 2024
Patent-pending design by Hopkins undergrads could be available in stores within two years
Artificial intelligence
Chatbots tell us what we want to hear
Published May 13, 2024
JHU-led team finds that chatbots reinforce our biases, providing insight into how AI could widen the public divide on controversial issues
Potential tool against harmful insects
Published May 13, 2024
A way to curb nagging insects has been flying under our radar—an enzyme from fruit fly testes
HopStart challenge showcases student start-ups
Published May 13, 2024
Cross-disciplinary teams pitched plans for an at-home glaucoma sensor, a hub for music-related services, biodegradable fishing nets, and more
Health policy
ARPA-H leaders to participate in Health Policy Forum discussion
Published April 29, 2024
Renee Wegrzyn, director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, and Kimberley Steele, ARPA-H program manager, join Medicine Dean Theodore DeWeese for a conversation on April 30
Electrical Engineering
Sparking hope for migraine relief
Published April 29, 2024
Johns Hopkins electrical engineering students are developing a device targeting the root cause of chronic headaches
Mechanical engineering
Students aim to take the bite out of noisy dental drills
Published April 29, 2024
Mechanical engineering majors at Johns Hopkins created a device that dampens the din of dental drills during procedures
Easy EKG for a chimpanzee
Published April 26, 2024
Whiting School undergraduates created PulseApe: a primate-friendly trapeze bar fitted with EKG sensors to capture the chimps' heart activity while they play and swing
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