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Prosthetics
Get a grip
Published April 14, 2021
Through neuroimaging, engineers discover that prosthetics that provide haptic sensory feedback lessen the mental energy users expend when using the device
Computer science students create customizable search engine technology for young learners
Published April 13, 2021
The Searchin' search engine tailors results by reading levels that users assign
Faculty news
Molecular biologist Erika Pearce joins Johns Hopkins as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Published April 6, 2021
A leading expert in the field of immunometabolism, she comes to the university from the Max Planck Institute of Immunology and Epigenetics
Perception
Mimes help us 'see' objects that don't exist
Published April 5, 2021
Researchers use mime techniques to better understand vision and perception, finding that implied objects and surfaces such as walls or boxes can be 'seen' even when they don't exist
STEM
Women of Whiting symposium focuses on self-advocacy at work and in life
Published April 5, 2021
The two-day symposium, which takes place Thursday and Friday, is open to all and features a lineup of powerful women in engineering fields
Research
26 with ties to Hopkins receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Published March 31, 2021
Program participants are selected by the National Science Foundation for their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and math
Faculty news
Immunologist Ed Pearce joins Johns Hopkins as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Published March 30, 2021
An expert in immunometabolism, he will hold appointments in the departments of Oncology and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, as well as the Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Health policy
Study investigates effects of drug coupons and vouchers
Published March 30, 2021
Believed to be the largest study of its kind, it finds that only a slim portion of pharmaceuticals are covered by coupons and vouchers, and the offsets are not targeted to patients who likely need them most
Q+A
Ready for duty
Published March 30, 2021
Robots helped hospitals confront the coronavirus pandemic. What lessons are engineers taking with them as they think about the next generation of health care robots?
Environmental engineering
New study investigates the integrity of oil and gas wells in multiple states
Published March 25, 2021
The study provides valuable insights for industry operators and regulatory agencies seeking to prevent well leakage and ensure the success of oil and gas storage and production
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