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Science
Engineers develop mini caps for mini brains
Published Aug 17, 2022
Engineering feat expands the research and testing available to scientists with brain organoids
The best way to take a pill, according to science
Published Aug 16, 2022
Researchers examining the mechanics of drug dissolution and the natural anatomy of the stomach found that taking a pill while lying on your right side shortens the time it takes for medicine to be absorbed
With Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. sees landmark action on climate change
Published Aug 12, 2022
Experts from the Ralph O'Connor Sustainable Energy Institute discuss the legislation's impact on renewable energy, carbon capture technology, and other approaches to environmental sustainability
COVID-19
Nanoparticle therapy may help patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19
Published Aug 12, 2022
A small clinical trial conducted by Johns Hopkins scientists shows an experimental drug suppresses COVID-19-related inflammation and brain injury
Alumni spotlight
Citizen scientists in bloom
Published Aug 8, 2022
Alum Ikbal Choudhury's nonprofit uses low-cost, low-resource tools to teach children about environmental science
Health disparities
Vital tech with a fatal flaw
Published Aug 8, 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.
Neuroscience
Nanobody has potential to treat Parkinson's disease
Published Aug 2, 2022
Researchers from Johns Hopkins create a nanobody capable of penetrating brain cells and preventing misshapen proteins from spreading, halting the progression of neurocognitive diseases
Cancer research
A new microfluidic system could keep tabs on cancer treatment
Published Aug 2, 2022
A new system developed by Johns Hopkins researchers could monitor drug resistance in elusive cancer cells and open the door for more effective treatment options
Voices
AI is imperfect. It can still improve our lives.
Published July 29, 2022
A panel of experts discussed the future of AI in technology and health care, as well as ethical concerns about the technology, during Johns Hopkins Congressional Briefing Series
Video
Watch: Cells flatten themselves to better move through mucus
Published July 25, 2022
"Ruffle" appendages on certain cells help them sense the viscosity of fluids around them, allowing them to transform their shape to better move around
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