Archived articles


Scientists pinpoint key to evolution of bird flight
Published Feb 6, 2024
By pairing PET scans of modern pigeons with studies of dinosaur fossils, scientists learn why some vertebrates fly
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
Lemurs in captivity
Published Winter 2021
PhD candidate Stephanie Canington studies how the care of captive primates has progressed over time / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Gorillas' skeletal secrets
Published Winter 2020
The bones of gorillas, our closest animal ancestors, offer clues to the evolution of osteoporosis—and how we might be able to avoid it / Johns Hopkins Magazine
High-tech tool projects spooky skeletons
Published Oct 26, 2017 Video
Don't let these creepy skeletons get under your skin—they're helping future doctors learn about anatomy
Learning from the man known only as 'him'
Published Winter 2016
First-year medical students still rely on cadavers to learn anatomy / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Fossil find
Primate evolution puzzle
Published Aug 16, 2016
25 tiny bones recently discovered in India bolster controversial idea about early primate evolution
Mine find
Ancient horse, rhino relative unearthed
Published Nov 20, 2014
Fossil found in Indian, dated to more than 50 million years ago sheds light on evolution of 'odd-toed ungulates' / Hopkins Medicine
A new way of looking at human shapes
Published July 20, 2012
Biomedical engineering professor Miller a pioneer in the field of computational anatomy