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Science+Technology

Biomedical engineering
A cancerous needle in a haystack
Published Oct 15, 2018
Device developed at Hopkins enables scientists to detect the presence of genetic changes that allow cancer to grow
Biology
Human retinas grown in a dish explain how color vision develops
Published Oct 11, 2018
Lab-grown organoids reveal the mysterious process of eye tissue formation that takes place in the womb
STEM steppingstones
Published Oct 10, 2018
Program developed by members of the Hopkins Latino pre-health honor society offers hands-on science and college prep to Baltimore high school students
Internships
Budding engineers get professional experience at APL
Published Oct 9, 2018
Bijan Varjavand spent the summer as an intern for RISE@APL, a program that gives budding engineers professional experience at Applied Physics Lab
Genetics
A safer route for gene therapy
Published Oct 3, 2018
Study shows delivering gene therapy to the liver via endoscope could make treatment less risky, more effective
neuroscience
Does the brain work like a swarm of robots?
Published Oct 2, 2018
What does the brain have in common with a swarm of robots? Could be more than you think.
Sexual health
Hopkins team awarded $5.1M by NIH
Published Sept 28, 2018
Engineer Jeff Wang and physician Charlotte Gaydos will oversee the development of a diagnostic tool for sexually transmitted diseases
Brain science
Octopuses on ecstasy just want hugs
Published Sept 21, 2018
Study of brain chemicals suggests evolutionary link between social behaviors of octopuses, humans
Interdiscplinary scholar
Renowned chemical engineer named BDP
Published Sept 18, 2018
Michael Tsapatsis creates molecular sieve membranes and catalysts to improve industrial efficiency and reduce waste, pollution
Tech Ventures
New innovation hub opens its doors
Published Sept 13, 2018
FastFoward U Homewood features meeting and event spaces, plus a makerspace equipped with laser cutters, 3-D printers, and more