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Hopkins performs world's first penis transplant
Published May 26, 2018
Recipient is a combat veteran who sustained injuries while serving in Afghanistan
Brain science
An audience might make you perform better
Published May 26, 2018
Performing a task in front of an audience triggers parts of the brain associated with social cognition, reward, and motor skills, study finds
Undergraduate research
A simple way to stop the bleeding
Published May 26, 2018
Engineering students devise blood-clotting 'super gel' that could make oft-repeated procedures more efficient and economical
Enhancing STEM programs for Baltimore students
Published May 26, 2018
Hopkins partners with Lockheed Martin to teach students skills in science, technology, engineering, and math
National report urges stronger support for biomedical workforce
Published May 26, 2018
Committee chaired by JHU's Daniels authors report addressing core challenges, recommending reforms
Undergraduate research
Teams of young inventors recognized
Published May 26, 2018
Two teams of Hopkins biomedical engineering students are among winners at MIT competition
A lack of 'science' in forensic science
Published May 26, 2018
Many forensic methods commonly used in criminal cases have never been scientifically validated and may lead to unjust verdicts, experts say
Bat signals
Brain science, unleashed
Published May 26, 2018 Video
Wireless devices record brain activity of bats, helping researchers better understand what happens in the brain as we move through the world
Computer science
App tracks Parkinson's symptoms
Published May 26, 2018
Using existing smartphone components, app gathers valuable diagnostic data in a non-clinical setting
Genetic testing
23andMe and you
Published May 26, 2018
Direct-to-consumer genetic tests promise a DNA goldmine—but do they deliver?