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biology

Medicine makes 'big bet' on basic science
Published Sept 20, 2018
$100M investment over five years aimed at unraveling the mysteries of biology
Biology
Studying stress-resistant extremophiles
Published Sept 20, 2018
Understanding how tiny microbes thrive in harsh environments could lead to better treatments for human diseases
Spider sense
Mysteries of the web
Published Sept 20, 2018 Video
Researchers aim to determine how spiders are able to build webs from spatial memory
Biology
Making sense of disordered proteins
Published Sept 20, 2018
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 Sept 20, 2018
JHU researcher enlists citizen scientists to track down rocks harboring earthly 'extraterrestrials'
Researchers look at what makes cells resistant to radiation
Published Sept 20, 2018
Study of bacteria, yeast, human cells, and single-celled organisms could lead to improved cancer treatments
In case of emergency, just add water
Published Sept 20, 2018
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 Sept 20, 2018 Video
3-D microscope gives researchers unprecedented views of organs, tissue, live specimens
In memoriam
Ecologist William Sladen dies at 96
Published Sept 20, 2018
Teacher, Antarctic explorer, researcher whose work helped convince EPA to ban pesticide DDT was Johns Hopkins faculty member from 1957 to 1983
Neuroscience
The brain's 'black box'
Published Sept 20, 2018
Study identifies protein that maintains, protects adult neurons responsible for learning, memory