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Biomolecular engineering

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
Biochemical engineering
Soft 'smart' robots?
Published Sept 15, 2017
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 July 11, 2017
Determining cell age more accurately could help clinicians delay effects of age-related health decline
Bridging the gap
Published Jan 5, 2017
Hopkins researchers capture on video DNA nanotubes building a bridge between two molecular posts
Cancer's first steps
Published Aug 2, 2016
Early stage sarcoma cells motivated to move in search of oxygen, study suggests
Faculty honors
Schulman gets early career grant
Published May 4, 2016
Researcher will receive $750,000 over the next five years for work on designing hydrogels
Student awards
5 named Siebel Scholars
Published Dec 1, 2015
They are pursuing bioengineering projects that could yield diagnostic, treatment advances
Frontier Award
Award supports 'new directions' in research
Published Jan 28, 2015 Video
JHU stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural President's Frontier Award
On the move
Cancer's propulsion system
Published May 1, 2014
Water-based 'engine' helps tumor cells move through tight spaces in the body, study shows
Model behavior
Straight talk on cancer
Published March 11, 2014 Video
Model developed by Hopkins researchers could lead to better understanding of how metastasis occurs