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Science+Technology

Coalition seeks to increase transparency on life science career prospects
Published Dec 15, 2017
JHU joins eight research universities and a major cancer institute in effort to give would-be scientists clear data on education and career opportunities
Faculty inventors
Two named to National Academy of Inventors
Published Dec 15, 2017
WSE's Howard Katz, Russell Taylor join nine other JHU faculty who have been honored by the academy in the past
Open Data
Setting standards
Published Dec 15, 2017
New Data Standards Directory helps cities across the country report civic data like crime and election results in a consistent, uniform way
Design challenge
Ready to launch
Published Dec 15, 2017
Annual competition challenges mechanical engineering students to build a device to launch a foam football
Neuroscience
Why we can't always stop what we've started
Published Dec 15, 2017
It takes a lightning-fast interaction among several areas in the brain to stop, reverse, or otherwise change a plan already in progress, neuroscientists find
Evolutionary biology
Meet Vadasaurus, an ancient sea creature
Published Dec 15, 2017
Fossil unlocks clues on evolution of certain types of reptiles from life on land to life in the sea / Hopkins Medicine
Undergraduate research
APL researchers, Hopkins undergrads team up for brain mapping project
Published Dec 15, 2017 Video
CIRCUIT summer internship program trains students in neuroanatomy for project to improve machine learning
Breakthrough Prize
Big Breakthrough for Bennett
Published Dec 15, 2017
Johns Hopkins astrophysicist Charles Bennett shares $3M Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for groundbreaking WMAP space mission
CRISPR
Optimizing a cutting-edge technology
Published Dec 15, 2017
What's the best way to edit genes with CRISPR? Scientists propose 'rules' to improve consistency, efficiency
'Walter just knows stuff'
Published Winter 2017
Oscar-winning film editor and sound designer Walter Murch likes to dive into obscure subjects—including some discounted 18th-century astrophysics that, he thinks, deserves another look / Johns Hopkins Magazine