Tag: Johns Hopkins University

A Smart Stethoscope Puts AI in Medics’ Ears

February 1, 2019

This article appears in the February 2019 print issue of IEEE Spectrum as “The Stethoscope Gets Smart.” You wake up one morning to discover that your child is ill: His forehead feels hot to the touch, and his rapid breathing has a wheezing sound. You live in Malawi, where your health care options are few. When […]

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Owls help JHU scientists unlock the secret of how the brain pays attention

November 1, 2018

By studying barn owls, scientists at Johns Hopkins University believe they’ve taken an important step toward solving the long-standing mystery of how the brain chooses what most deserves attention. The finding, the cover article in the latest issue of the journal Cell Reports, likely applies to all animals, including humans, and offers new insight into what goes […]

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Johns Hopkins moves up to No. 12 in ‘Times Higher Education’ World University Rankings

September 26, 2018

Johns Hopkins University moved up a spot to No. 12 in the new Times Higher Education World University Rankings, an annual measure that compares global research-intensive institutions across their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook. THE‘s latest rankings, released today, include 1,000 universities from 77 countries. Hopkins shares the No. 12 ranking—as well as the […]

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Muyinatu Bell Receives NIH Trailblazer Award

July 25, 2018

ECE Assistant Professor Muyinatu Bell is conducting pioneering research that integrates deep learning with ultrasound image formation to provide interventional radiologists with a fundamentally new type of ultrasound image. These novel images only display structures of interest, such as a needle tip as it is inserted into the kidney and the corresponding kidney target location, […]

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