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Science+Technology

Undergraduate research
Student team develops tool for use in brain surgeries
Published Nov 15, 2018
Team's device, Radiex, holds back cortical tissue during surgery; they will present their design this week at Collegiate Inventors Competition
Diversity+inclusion
JHU collaboration promotes STEM diversity
Published Nov 13, 2018
ASPIRE program, supported by $2.46M grant from NIH, provides professional development opportunities for engineering, medicine, and biology PhDs
Berman Institute
Practical ethics for the 21st Century
Published Nov 13, 2018
Seven teams awarded grants by Berman Institute of Bioethics will present their research Wednesday
Extreme materials
Otherworldly art
Published Nov 12, 2018
Art student Amy Wetsch builds sculptures inspired by planetary environments explored by Hopkins scientist Sarah Horst
Parker Solar Probe phones home after racing around the sun
Published Nov 8, 2018
Mission controllers at Applied Physics Lab receive status beacon signal after spacecraft completes its first perihelion
Astronomy
Elusive star has origins close to Big Bang
Published Nov 5, 2018
The newly discovered star's composition indicates that, in a cosmic family tree, it could be as little as one generation removed from the Big Bang
Social Innovation Lab
A revolution in teacher happiness
Published Nov 5, 2018
Accelerator program selects 10 business ventures for 2018-19 cohort, including Danna Thomas' Happy Teacher Revolution
Into the unknown
Parker Solar Probe readies for close encounter
Published Nov 5, 2018 Video
Tonight, the probe will reach its first perihelion, when it will pass within 15 million miles of the sun's surface
Cellular biology
ALS-linked genetic mutation causes dysfunction in lipid metabolism
Published Nov 1, 2018
Study raises possibility that problems in cellular metabolism could contribute to illnesses such as ALS, bipolar disorder, and Alzheimer's disease
Parker Solar Probe
The fastest, hottest mission under the sun
Published Oct 31, 2018
Spacecraft shatters records as it prepares for its first solar encounter