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Protein power
Study probes the relationship between genetics, proteins, and disease risk
Published May 11, 2022
A groundbreaking collaborative study led by Johns Hopkins researchers has uncovered novel insights into genetic determinants of health and generated data that could lead to a better understanding of racial health disparities
Faculty honors
Two from Johns Hopkins elected to National Academy of Sciences
Published May 6, 2022
Arturo Casadevall and Alex Kolodkin have been selected for membership in recognition of their outstanding contributions to research
Research funding
38 early-career faculty earn Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards
Published May 5, 2022
Honorees representing dozens of fields receive $75,000 each to support their work
Student life
Students wrap up Design Day projects
Published April 29, 2022
Students finalize their projects—including an edible tortilla tape, an odorous elephant enrichment device, and others—ahead of the annual Design Day engineering showcase May 3
Faculty honors
Two faculty members selected to join American Academy
Published April 28, 2022
Biomedical engineer Jennifer Elisseeff and political scientist Hahrie Han are among 261 scholars selected for membership this year
Johns Hopkins graduate students create a lymphedema detection sensor
Published April 28, 2022
Device detects fluid buildup in tissue and alerts patients and their doctors, potentially preventing thousands of cancer patients from developing the debilitating condition
Design Day
AI-powered board game can help reduce social isolation in older adults
Published April 28, 2022
The game is styled after Hasbro's 'Guess Who?' and features a virtual opponent who can carry on conversations
Brain science
Blind people remember language better than sighted people do
Published April 27, 2022
Researchers theorize that the area responsible for vision in sighted people may enhance recall or language processing abilities in people who are blind
Correcting an avian aroma error
Published Spring 2022
Evolutionary biologist Danielle Whittaker's new book sets the record straight on birds' sense of smell / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Indoor oceans for science's sake
Published Spring 2022
Opened in summer 2020, the Applied Physics Laboratory's new NAMI facility allows researchers to simulate real-life marine environments / Johns Hopkins Magazine
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