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Venom makes a beeline through blood brain barrier, delivering medication
Published Dec 3, 2021
Researchers have determined the dose of bee venom that is non-toxic to neurons and can effectively—but reversibly—penetrate the blood brain barrier
Engineering
Bat-inspired artificial brain could improve submarine navigation
Published Dec 3, 2021
Postdoctoral fellow identifies area in the midbrain of bats that processes sounds, which has implications for the next generation of sonar technology
Q+A
What we know about the omicron variant
Published Nov 30, 2021
With a worrisome number of mutations and a spike of cases in southern Africa, omicron is the latest COVID-19 variant of concern
Environmental health
EPA grants $1.9M to JHU researchers to study biosolids from sewage
Published Nov 29, 2021
Study will examine the occurrence and uptake of contaminants found in waste as well as health risks
Health disparities
COVID-19 transmission high in Latino households of Baltimore, study finds
Published Nov 29, 2021
The average time for the virus to spread in these households is fewer than two days, the study also found
NASA launches DART spacecraft on asteroid collision course
Published Nov 24, 2021
The mission, designed and managed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, is the world's first to test technology for defending the planet against potential asteroid or comet hazards
Computer Science
The limitations of AI-generated text
Published Nov 22, 2021
Capabilities of autoregressive AI models will always be limited by their inability to reason like humans, says PhD candidate Chu-Cheng Lin
Profile
James Bellingham's life aquatic
Published Nov 19, 2021
The expert in autonomous underwater vehicles joins Johns Hopkins as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of exploration robotics
Graduate education
Doctoral fellowship program honors legacy of Whiting School alum Percy Pierre
Published Nov 18, 2021
Awards recognize outstanding incoming students from underrepresented backgrounds and will provide monthly stipends, tuition, health insurance, and fees for the first two years of graduate school
Q+A
Creating a culture of cybersecurity
Published Nov 18, 2021
In advance of his book Confronting Cyber Risk, engineer Gregory Falco discusses how and why organizations should incorporate cybersecurity into everyday business and planning
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