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Materials science
Tiny spinal stimulator, big impact on paralysis
Published Nov 27, 2023
A device designed by Johns Hopkins researchers may hold promise for restoring mobility to those with lower limb paralysis
Scientific mystery
Blood Falls, solved
Published Fall 2023
A waterfall that appears to be blood is, thankfully, something else / Johns Hopkins Magazine
To reduce carbon emissions, just add water
Published Sept 5, 2023
A strategy developed by a team of Johns Hopkins researchers could lead to more efficient methods for converting carbon dioxide into valuable chemicals and fuels
Materials science
Century-old mystery of Blood Falls uncovered
Published June 26, 2023
What makes this glacier waterfall in Antarctica run red? A Hopkins researcher believes he has the answer
Full speed ahead
Team accelerates testing time for next-generation alloys
Published March 24, 2022
Mitra Taheri leads a multi-institution effort to expedite the development of breakthrough materials for the U.S. Navy to use in land, sea, air, and space operations
JHU-created material could make next-gen helmets, bumpers
Published March 10, 2022
The lightweight, foam-like material could reduce fuel consumption in vehicles and make protective gear more comfortable
Venom makes a beeline through blood brain barrier, delivering medication
Published Dec 3, 2021
Researchers have determined the dose of bee venom that is non-toxic to neurons and can effectively—but reversibly—penetrate the blood brain barrier
Researchers will use power of AI to optimize materials for solar energy
Published Nov 5, 2021
SPIRAL Center is one of 10 projects to receive support from Department of Energy initiative focused on the development of low-cost energy technologies
Hopkins chemist aims to develop longer-lasting, sustainable materials
Published Sept 22, 2021
Rebekka Klausen joins Center for the Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks with focus on increasing the lifetime of synthetic rubbers and designing plastics that can decompose upon a chemical trigger
How materials science and engineering enhances the performance of Olympic cyclists
Published July 27, 2021
Each fall, engineer Orla Wilson challenges students to consider how material properties, structure, and processing affect performance in bicycle design