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3 receive Human Frontier Science Program grants
Published July 22, 2019
Prestigious international awards support research into the complex mechanisms of living organisms
Picture perfect
How APL helped the world see the first man on the moon
Published July 19, 2019 Video
As a young engineer at APL, Gary Whitworth played a pivotal role in improving the broadcast image of Neil Arstrong's first steps on the moon
Hopkins retrospective
Moon landing memories
Published July 19, 2019
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches, Johns Hopkins faculty members who watched the momentous event live recall on what it meant to them, and to science
Startups
Pledge to give back
Published July 16, 2019
Founders Pledge encourages successful startups to pay it forward with support for current Hopkins entrepreneurs
Biomedical engineering
Device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments
Published July 16, 2019
Tissue-freezing probe developed by Hopkins students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings
Astronomy
Hubble finds black hole disk that shouldn't exist
Published July 15, 2019
The presence of a thin accretion disk in malnourished galaxy NGC 3147 defies current astronomical theories
Science+Technology
Look what's missing
Published July 8, 2019
The reference genome, used as a representative sample of the human genome, lacks genetic material found in individuals of African descent
Engineering
A promising alternative to traditional heart surgeries
Published June 28, 2019
Researchers develop a lab-grown blood vessel graft from natural polymers with regenerative properties that can be prepped for implantation in a week
Study: Viruses are leading cause of pneumonia in children
Published June 27, 2019
PERCH study, led by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, highlights the need for new vaccines, especially for respiratory synctial virus
Outer space
Destination: Titan
Published June 27, 2019
NASA will send 'cutting-edge' APL-led mission to study Saturn's large, exotic moon
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