Science+Technology

Nanotechnology
A breakthrough in nanotech
Published Nov 18, 2019
New manufacturing method produces nanocrystals that are more efficient, modular, and reusable
Engineering
Johns Hopkins partners with NATO Innovation Hub
Published Nov 15, 2019
Through the partnership, an undergraduate team is working to reimagine health care delivery on the frontlines of conflict zones and battlefields
Rising stars
Supporting stars in STEM
Published Nov 12, 2019
Conference for women in biomedical and engineering fields includes professional development workshops, networking activities, and panel sessions
Mechanical engineering
Mosquitoes use specialized wing tones to buzz potential mates
Published Nov 7, 2019
Findings by Hopkins scientists about the aerodynamic and midair communication capabilities of mosquitoes' wings could inform the design of quieter drones and new ways of combating mosquito-borne diseases
Mathematics
Proof of life
Published Nov 7, 2019
Hopkins mathematician Joel Spruck and a former student recently succeeded in proving a long-standing conjecture about the area of negatively curved spaces, such as flower petals or coral reefs, a yearslong endeavor full of unexpected hurdles and sleepless nights
Public health
Tylenol during pregnancy may increase autism, ADHD risks
Published Nov 5, 2019
In analysis of umbilical cord blood, researchers discover that elevated levels of acetaminophen is associated with up to three times the risk of autism, ADHD diagnosis
Copper could unlock clean-energy potential
Published Nov 1, 2019
Scientists at Hopkins, UCLA find that copper particles stabilize the platinum-nickel catalysts that hydrogen fuel cells use to produce clean electricity
Microbiology
Mission will put melanin's superpower to the test
Published Nov 1, 2019
Melanin samples are headed to the International Space Station, where their ability to protect against harmful radiation will be explored
Undergraduate research
Student team wins $5K at Collegiate Inventors Competition
Published Oct 31, 2019
Team Relavo wins runner-up prize for device designed to reduce infection rates during at-home kidney dialysis
Biomedical engineering
Student engineers take on common dialysis complication
Published Oct 29, 2019
Student startup Relavo is among the finalists at the National Collegiate Inventors Competition