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Johns Hopkins neuroscientists find brain mechanism tied to age-related memory loss
Published May 20, 2022
As the brain ages, a region in the hippocampus becomes imbalanced, causing forgetfulness. Scientists say understanding this region of the brain and its function may be the key to preventing cognitive decline.
An engineering thrill ride
Published May 20, 2022
City school students learn ups and downs of engineering during roller coaster contest held Saturday
STEM Projects
Reality show: Students demonstrate their augmented reality creations
Published May 19, 2022
Students in an interdisciplinary augmented reality course recently showcased their projects, including a virtual card game and educational resources
Health research
Study reveals kidney cells pump blood
Published May 18, 2022
A new study found that kidney cells pump blood rather than filtering it, aiding in the understanding of kidney physiological function
Protein power
Study probes the relationship between genetics, proteins, and disease risk
Published May 11, 2022
A groundbreaking collaborative study led by Johns Hopkins researchers has uncovered novel insights into genetic determinants of health and generated data that could lead to a better understanding of racial health disparities
Faculty honors
Two from Johns Hopkins elected to National Academy of Sciences
Published May 6, 2022
Arturo Casadevall and Alex Kolodkin have been selected for membership in recognition of their outstanding contributions to research
Research funding
38 early-career faculty earn Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards
Published May 5, 2022
Honorees representing dozens of fields receive $75,000 each to support their work
Student life
Students wrap up Design Day projects
Published April 29, 2022
Students finalize their projects—including an edible tortilla tape, an odorous elephant enrichment device, and others—ahead of the annual Design Day engineering showcase May 3
Faculty honors
Two faculty members selected to join American Academy
Published April 28, 2022
Biomedical engineer Jennifer Elisseeff and political scientist Hahrie Han are among 261 scholars selected for membership this year
Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor
Published April 28, 2022
Device detects fluid buildup in tissue and alerts patients and their doctors, potentially preventing thousands of cancer patients from developing the debilitating condition
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