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biomolecular engineering

Research funding
Major dough for researcher making computers out of yeast
Published Aug 20, 2018
Biomolecular engineer Rebecca Schulman receives $1.5 million grant to build computer out of biological materials
Biomolecular engineering
A fresh approach to fighting acne
Published Aug 20, 2018
Student team engineers a face cream that uses a novel approach to control blemishes
Chemical engineering
Mixing metals to create new nanoparticles
Published Aug 20, 2018
With new technique, researchers create metallic alloy nanoparticles with unprecedented chemical capabilities
Going platinum
Published Spring 2018
Hopkins engineer has come up with a technique to make fuel cells for electric cars cheaper and more effective: coating inexpensive cobalt with a layer of platinum atoms 100,000 times thinner than a strand of hair / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Efficient electricity
Gilded age of electric cars?
Published Aug 20, 2018
Technique makes electric cars more efficient and cost-effective, helping accelerate movement away from fossil fuels
In case of emergency, just add water
Published Aug 20, 2018
Therapeutics in powder form could change how medicines are stored, transported in adverse conditions / Applied Physics Laboratory
Biochemical engineering
Soft 'smart' robots?
Published Aug 20, 2018
DNA trigger causes hydrogels to change shape, a new way to create robots that don't rely on wires or batteries
Cell biology
How old are your cells?
Published Aug 20, 2018
Determining cell age more accurately could help clinicians delay effects of age-related health decline
Bridging the gap
Published Aug 20, 2018
Hopkins researchers capture on video DNA nanotubes building a bridge between two molecular posts
Cancer's first steps
Published Aug 20, 2018
Early stage sarcoma cells motivated to move in search of oxygen, study suggests