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computer science

Science+Technology
Look what's missing
Published Oct 10, 2019
The reference genome, used as a representative sample of the human genome, lacks genetic material found in individuals of African descent
Tony baseball
Published Summer 2019
Anton Dahbura has combined his love of America's pastime and computer science to develop programs that help baseball teams identify the best available athletes / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Engineering
'Mixed reality' makes for better surgeons
Published May 17, 2019
PhD student Ehsan Azimi has developed an augmented reality headset to help brain surgeons train for high-risk operations
Engineering
Hopkins hosts Robotics Industry Day
Published March 28, 2019
Event brings together current students, alumni, and industry professionals for project showcase, networking
Mind games
Do you see what AI sees?
Published March 22, 2019 Video
Artificial intelligence can be fooled by abstract images—but can humans see why?
Hophacks
HopHacks participants tackle new 'Civic Hack' challenge
Published Sept 24, 2018
Students use technology to create solutions for homelessness, crime, medical emergencies
Misinformation operation
Study: Russian trolls fueled vaccine debate
Published Aug 24, 2018
Findings suggest much of the Twitter discussion about vaccines may be linked to 'malicious actors' with 'hidden agendas'
Network news
Building big data storage
Published June 7, 2018
Team led by astrophysicist Alex Szalay receives $1.8M to build network that could transform how scientists store, access data
Computer science
App tracks Parkinson's symptoms
Published April 6, 2018
Using existing smartphone components, app gathers valuable diagnostic data in a non-clinical setting
National security
Software could safeguard power grid
Published Feb 21, 2018
If part of an electrical grid is compromised in a cyber attack, new software developed at Hopkins is designed to keep power flowing