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Biology
Human retinas grown in a dish explain how color vision develops
Published Oct 11, 2018
Lab-grown organoids reveal the mysterious process of eye tissue formation that takes place in the womb
Medicine makes 'big bet' on basic science
Published Aug 23, 2018
$100M investment over five years aimed at unraveling the mysteries of biology
Biology
Studying stress-resistant extremophiles
Published March 5, 2018
Understanding how tiny microbes thrive in harsh environments could lead to better treatments for human diseases
Spider sense
Mysteries of the web
Published Dec 18, 2017 Video
Researchers aim to determine how spiders are able to build webs from spatial memory
Biology
Making sense of disordered proteins
Published Nov 27, 2017
Disordered proteins are essential to genetic processes, but until recently, scientists understood very little about how these proteins work
E.T., stone home
Science rocks
Published Nov 9, 2017
JHU researcher enlists citizen scientists to track down rocks harboring earthly 'extraterrestrials'
Researchers look at what makes cells resistant to radiation
Published Oct 17, 2017
Study of bacteria, yeast, human cells, and single-celled organisms could lead to improved cancer treatments
In case of emergency, just add water
Published Oct 9, 2017
Therapeutics in powder form could change how medicines are stored, transported in adverse conditions / Applied Physics Laboratory
Science+Technology
A new dimension of research
Published July 31, 2017 Video
3-D microscope gives researchers unprecedented views of organs, tissue, live specimens
In memoriam
Ecologist William Sladen dies at 96
Published June 21, 2017
Teacher, Antarctic explorer, researcher whose work helped convince EPA to ban pesticide DDT was Johns Hopkins faculty member from 1957 to 1983