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computer science

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
In memoriam
Cybersecurity expert dies at 74
Published Nov 28, 2017
Gerald Masson founded JHU's Information Security Institute, was founding chair of Department of Computer Science
Computer modeling
Hopkins excels in processing department
Published Nov 17, 2017
MARCC's 22,000 processors save researchers money they would otherwise spend building their own computing centers
Smart data
A digital 'Sherlock Holmes'
Published Oct 31, 2017
Hopkins-led team receives $11M grant to build system that can extract useful information from video footage, photos, and other material
High-tech tool projects spooky skeletons
Published Oct 26, 2017 Video
Don't let these creepy skeletons get under your skin—they're helping future doctors learn about anatomy
Human genome
How genetic differences contribute to disease
Published Oct 11, 2017
In largest study of its kind, Johns Hopkins scientists help show link between genetic expression and molecular changes within body tissues