Illustration from cover of Johns Hopkins Magazine Winter 2021 issue
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Behind the scenes of Hollywood’s biggest movies and TV shows, Johns Hopkins alum Thomas Edling helps ensure the safety and humane treatment of all on-set animals. “Animals are incredible, and we, as humans, do not give them nearly enough credit for their intelligence and abilities,” he says. Plus: The Great Resignation explained, Does TV rot your brain?, Using chess to improve AI, and much much more.

Artificial intelligence
The researcher's gambit
Published Winter 2021
A new twist on chess developed at the Applied Physics Laboratory could help improve artificial intelligence / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Exercise science
TV brain drain
Published Winter 2021
A recent study from the Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that excess TV viewing can lead to reduced amounts of cranial gray matter. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Lemurs in captivity
Published Winter 2021
PhD candidate Stephanie Canington studies how the care of captive primates has progressed over time / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Environmental health
Urban hot zones
Published Winter 2021
A grant from the Johns Hopkins Alliance For a Healthier World supports work to identify dangerous hot zones across Baltimore's urban neighborhoods / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sounds of the '60s
Published Winter 2021
Peabody alum Jacob Yoffee co-composes the score for the new Wonder Years reboot / Johns Hopkins Magazine