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Tiny Lab Devices Could Attack Huge Problem of Drug-Resistant Infections

April 24, 2015

A Johns Hopkins engineer, supported by a major NIH grant, is leading a multi-institution team that wants to keep bacterial infections from dodging the dwindling arsenal of drugs that destroy the deadly microbes. The group’s goal is to build palm-size devices that can quickly figure out which germ is causing a hospital-linked infection and then […]

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Undergrads win funding for bright new venture in Tanzania

April 22, 2015

Bright Energy Africa aims to introduce healthier, environmentally friendly energy source. In Tanzania for an internship last summer, Miguel Dias found himself spending a lot of time in smoke-filled rooms. Residents would often cook indoors using charcoal, and the smoke would saturate the small spaces. Not accustomed to it, “in just five minutes, I’d already […]

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Hopkins Baja Racing Team Places 8th in Competition

April 20, 2015

During the weekend of April 18th-19th, the Johns Hopkins Baja team competed in the first of two competitions this season in Auburn, Alabama. The team, consisting of primarily underclassmen improved immensely over last years finish and earned their highest placing yet. With a race strategy of less drama and more laps, the team raced to […]

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ClearGuide Medical receives $1.5 million NIH award

April 16, 2015

The National Institutes of Health have awarded ClearGuide Medical, a tech startup co-founded by Department of Computer Science Chair Gregory D. Hager, a two-year, $1.5 million SBIR Phase II award. ClearGuide offers groundbreaking software that enables doctors and technicians to perform far more accurate ultrasound-guided procedures, such as needle biopsies. The NIH-funded project provides a new feedback […]

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HEMI Mach conference grows in third year

April 14, 2015

The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute hosted the third annual Mach Conference April 8 through 10 in Annapolis, Maryland. More than 200 attendees took part in 112 session presentations and 45 academic poster presentations.  The event also included five distinguished plenary speakers. Read more about the event here.

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CLE’s Keith Quesenberry quoted in Yahoo Finance article about storytelling in business

April 13, 2015

It’s one of the biggest buzzwords in business—storytelling—and it’s how savvy companies are satisfying the public’s never-ending hunger for content. With compelling characters, relatable plots and, most important, authenticity, these innovators are connecting with consumers, colleagues and investors on an emotional level. “We keep rediscovering and have to remind ourselves of the power of stories […]

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