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Science+Technology

Mechanical engineering
Researchers catch a wave to determine how forces control granular material properties
Published June 30, 2020
Mechanical engineering study reveals how and why granular materials respond to wave force, paving the way for a new understanding of how to design materials and technologies
COVID-19
Making a better mask
Published June 26, 2020
WSE Manufacturing is designing and testing plans for a mass-producible reusable respirator mask to support the dwindling supply of N95 masks
University operations
Researchers return to the lab
Published June 25, 2020
Facilities across Johns Hopkins began a phased reopening in mid-June, but with new safety measures and rotating staff schedules, the lab space—and experience—has dramatically changed
Fellowships
Johns Hopkins graduate named Hertz Graduate Fellow
Published June 24, 2020
The fellowship will provide up to five years of funding while Xiang pursues a PhD in physics at Harvard University.
Perception
Insight without sight
Published June 23, 2020
By studying an individual with a rare brain anomaly, Johns Hopkins researchers have found evidence that our minds can process images without us being aware of it
GENOMICS
Tomato study reveals juicy genes
Published June 17, 2020
In genomic study of 100 tomato varieties, scientists uncover more than 230,000 DNA variations that can be manipulated to affect the size, flavor, and harvestability of tomatoes
Robotics
Move like a jitterbug
Published June 16, 2020
By chasing cockroaches through an obstacle course and studying their movements, Johns Hopkins researchers have gained insights that will help robots navigate rough terrain
Seeing red
Published Summer 2020
With an innovative dashboard created by Johns Hopkins engineers, the world has observed the COVID-19 pandemic play out in real time. We're still watching the dots. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
A united front
Published Summer 2020
Members of the Johns Hopkins community develop tools to tackle COVID-19 / Johns Hopkins Magazine
COVID-19
JHU researcher will build new tools to model pandemic's spread
Published June 12, 2020
Civil and systems engineer Lauren Gardner, whose COVID-19 global tracker is now world famous, will help construct databases to better understand how the coronavirus moves from person to person