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Hopkins in the news
'60 Minutes' explores Hopkins' psychedelics research
Published Oct 14, 2019
Scientists Roland Griffiths and Matthew Johnson sit down with journalist Anderson Cooper to discuss the promise of psychedelics / 60 Minutes
Data and government
Survey identifies a growing need to hire data analysts in government
Published Oct 11, 2019
Having more employees with credentials in data analytics will allow government agencies to more effectively act on the data they collect
Science+Technology
Look what's missing
Published Oct 10, 2019
The reference genome, used as a representative sample of the human genome, lacks genetic material found in individuals of African descent
Quantum physics
A building block of future computing?
Published Oct 10, 2019
Researchers discover a superconductor that naturally exists between two states, a finding that could pave the way for more complex computing in the future
Cell biology
Buttoned-up biology finding
Published Oct 10, 2019
Hopkins researchers find that some DNA strands button up to condense in size and bring chromosome pairs together
Biomedical engineering
Jennifer Elisseeff wins NIH Director's Pioneer Award
Published Oct 8, 2019
Award will support her work exploring ways to use the body's own immune cells to repair damaged or diseased tissue
Nobel Prize
'A discovery that is going to change medicine forever'
Published Oct 7, 2019
Gregg Semenza's groundbreaking work on the behavior of cells in low oxygen settings—work that has far-reaching implications for the understanding and treatment of a variety of illnesses and diseases—is recognized with the most prestigious award in science
Hopkins researcher Gregg Semenza wins Nobel Prize
Published Oct 7, 2019
His studies on how cells respond to low oxygen levels have the potential to result in treatments for a variety of illnesses
Q+A
Engineering better breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
Published Oct 4, 2019
Mechanical engineer SJ Claire Hur is working to develop a device that collects tumor cells from blood samples, enabling scientists to develop and test personalized treatment plans
In study, transplanted brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs
Published Oct 2, 2019
By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers potentially open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain
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