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Environmental health
Dirty work
Published June 3, 2022
Gurumurthy Ramachandran reflects on the first study of its kind to examine detailed exposures to toxins during the largest marine oil spill in history in the Gulf of Mexico
Public Health
The ongoing public health impact of redlining
Published June 2, 2022
The practice shaped wealth accumulation along racial lines, creating long-term financial and health disparities
Climate science
Study: In wake of hurricane, microbial ecosystem remarkably resilient
Published June 2, 2022
Findings offer hope for coastal regions even as climate change intensifies storm risk
Mission midpoint: Parker Solar Probe makes 12th encounter with sun
Published May 31, 2022
As the spacecraft prepares its next flyby, take a look back at the record-setting mission already considered by NASA to be a smashing success
Military health
Fatigue monitoring system could prevent warfighter injuries
Published May 31, 2022
The system tracks aerobic and anaerobic exercises to predict the risk of musculoskeletal injuries and protect those who are at high risk for injuries
Women in STEM
Johns Hopkins PhD student named Apple Scholar
Published May 25, 2022
Elizabeth Salesky, a third-year computer science PhD student, was named an Apple Scholar, receiving support for her research and academic travels
Funding
Johns Hopkins grants 35 teams Discovery Awards
Published May 23, 2022
Winning interdisciplinary projects, chosen from a record 199 proposals, include 105 individuals from across the university
Neuroscience
Johns Hopkins neuroscientists find brain mechanism tied to age-related memory loss
Published May 20, 2022
As the brain ages, a region in the hippocampus becomes imbalanced, causing forgetfulness. Scientists say understanding this region of the brain and its function may be the key to preventing cognitive decline.
An engineering thrill ride
Published May 20, 2022
City school students learn ups and downs of engineering during roller coaster contest held Saturday
STEM Projects
Reality show: Students demonstrate their augmented reality creations
Published May 19, 2022
Students in an interdisciplinary augmented reality course recently showcased their projects, including a virtual card game and educational resources