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Science+Technology

Startups
Pledge to give back
Published July 16, 2019
Founders Pledge encourages successful startups to pay it forward with support for current Hopkins entrepreneurs
Biomedical engineering
Device could expand access to lifesaving breast cancer treatments
Published July 16, 2019
Tissue-freezing probe developed by Hopkins students would offer an affordable, widely available alternative for women in low-resource settings
Astronomy
Hubble finds black hole disk that shouldn't exist
Published July 15, 2019
The presence of a thin accretion disk in malnourished galaxy NGC 3147 defies current astronomical theories
Science+Technology
Look what's missing
Published July 8, 2019
The reference genome, used as a representative sample of the human genome, lacks genetic material found in individuals of African descent
Engineering
A promising alternative to traditional heart surgeries
Published June 28, 2019
Researchers develop a lab-grown blood vessel graft from natural polymers with regenerative properties that can be prepped for implantation in a week
Study: Viruses are leading cause of pneumonia in children
Published June 27, 2019
PERCH study, led by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, highlights the need for new vaccines, especially for respiratory synctial virus
Outer space
Destination: Titan
Published June 27, 2019
NASA will send 'cutting-edge' APL-led mission to study Saturn's large, exotic moon
Faculty honors
Archana Venkataraman named to MIT list of top innovators
Published June 25, 2019
She was included in the 'MIT Technology Review' 30 Innovators Under 35 list for her pioneering work detecting the source of epileptic seizures in the brain
Technology
Is gaming addiction a medical disorder?
Published June 21, 2019
Hopkins alum says the recent designation of Gaming Disorder as a medical condition is a decision that lacks nuance and may overlook important social components of gaming
Making space travel safer
Published Summer 2019
As NASA prepares to send humans back to the moon and beyond, Mark Shelhamer and fellow Hopkins scientists want to ensure that future space travelers survive and thrive out there / Johns Hopkins Magazine