Features

Summer 2007

Powerful Ideas About Oil

Geographer and alumnus Roger Stern had no idea the media frenzy his conclusions would ignite when he published his latest…

Summer 2007

Body Builders

In the time it takes to read this sentence, 50,000 cells in your body will die and be replaced with…

Summer 2007

Objects of Admiration

We asked a sampling of faculty, students, and staff: What’s the best-engineered object you own? “The human body,” says Pablo…

Winter 2007

Fateful Impacts

Every time Professor K.T. Ramesh fires one of the guns in his laboratory, it costs $3,000. The guns are four…

Winter 2007

What’s in the Basement?

Water, wind, and riverbeds! Deep in the bowels of the Whiting School’s buildings, engineering faculty have replicated real-world physical environments—oceans,…

Winter 2007

Bot Busters

In the dark world OF Internet FRAUD, a sinister new foe has emerged with the potential to wreak havoc ….

Summer 2006

Let’s Think Small

With the tiniest particles, probes, and therapeutic agents, Johns Hopkins nanobiotechnology researchers are set to supersize their efforts to advance…

Summer 2006

Excellence Applied to the Workforce

SEVERAL YEARS after he joined the senior professional staff at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in 1973, Allan…

Summer 2006

The Next Revolution in Research

In the Computational Sciences and Engineering Building, a multidisciplinary exploration will take on smart robotics, massive data crunching, and more….