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biomolecular engineering

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 March 21, 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 March 21, 2018
Therapeutics in powder form could change how medicines are stored, transported in adverse conditions / Applied Physics Laboratory
Biochemical engineering
Soft 'smart' robots?
Published March 21, 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 March 21, 2018
Determining cell age more accurately could help clinicians delay effects of age-related health decline
Bridging the gap
Published March 21, 2018
Hopkins researchers capture on video DNA nanotubes building a bridge between two molecular posts
Cancer's first steps
Published March 21, 2018
Early stage sarcoma cells motivated to move in search of oxygen, study suggests
Faculty honors
Schulman gets early career grant
Published March 21, 2018
Researcher will receive $750,000 over the next five years for work on designing hydrogels
Student awards
5 named Siebel Scholars
Published March 21, 2018
They are pursuing bioengineering projects that could yield diagnostic, treatment advances
Frontier Award
Award supports 'new directions' in research
Published March 21, 2018 Video
JHU stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural President's Frontier Award