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Science+Technology

Planetary science
Exoplanet expert named BDP
Published Aug 20, 2018
David Sing, who heads the largest Hubble research program on exoplanets, will hold appointments in two departments within the Krieger School
Psych-aww-logy
Dogged determination to help
Published Aug 20, 2018
Study finds that not only will some dogs comfort their owner, but they'll also overcome obstacles to do it
Solar power
Here comes the sun (and electricity)
Published Aug 20, 2018
JHU project aims to save millions of dollars, reduce pollution and outages by improving weather forecasts and solar power predictions
Research funding
Major dough for researcher making computers out of yeast
Published Aug 20, 2018
Biomolecular engineer Rebecca Schulman receives $1.5 million grant to build computer out of biological materials
NASA / APL
Behind the scenes with the Parker Solar Probe
Published Aug 20, 2018
Videographer Lee Hobson and photographer Ed Whitman spend their days documenting mankind's mission to "touch" the sun
Cosmology
Measurements of the universe provide evidence of the unknown
Published Aug 20, 2018
Astronomers calculate most accurate measurement to date of universe's expansion rate, providing further evidence of a physics mystery
Toxicology
An alternative to animal testing?
Published Aug 20, 2018
Database of 10,000 chemical compounds shown to be more reliable than animal testing at predicting toxicity
Graduate education
New Doctor of Engineering program accepts applications this fall
Published Aug 20, 2018
Whiting School will accept applications in September for program designed with the needs of working engineers in mind
Bioengineering
Humanitarian hackathon for Gaza
Published Aug 20, 2018
Design challenge teams in Baltimore and the Gaza Strip use enhanced audiovisual technology to collaborate, innovate
Parkinson's disease
Study identifies potential Parkinson's treatment
Published Aug 20, 2018
In mouse study, experimental drug similar to FDA-approved diabetes treatments shown to prevent motor impairment, extend life expectancy