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Biology

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
Neuroscience
The brain's 'black box'
Published Jan 19, 2017
Study identifies protein that maintains, protects adult neurons responsible for learning, memory
Artifact
Zebrafish pedagogy
Published Winter 2016
Cell biology
Nerve growth protein also control blood sugar
Published Nov 15, 2016
Finding could lead to treatments for type-2 diabetes, which affects nearly 1 in 10 Americans