‘Electronic skin’ allows user to experience a sense of touch and pain; ‘After many years, I felt my hand, as if a hollow shell got filled with life again,’ amputee volunteer says.
IEEE Spectrum reports that a team of Johns Hopkins researchers has enabled a prosthesis to perceive and transmit the feeling of pain. BME’s Nitish Thakor is quoted.
PneumoNIX team develops approach to reduce risk of collapsed lung during lung biopsy.
The Herschel L. Seder Professorship in Biomedical Engineering was endowed by the generosity of Herschel L. Seder ’39 to support outstanding biomedical engineering faculty members.
Winning projects—chosen from 190 proposals—include 108 individuals from across the university.
Names were submitted by members of the public in March, will become a part of humanity’s first mission to ‘touch’ a star
Team led by astrophysicist Alex Szalay receives $1.8M to build a network that could transform how scientists store and access their data.
Slate reports on the FBI’s ability to access app activity through iCloud. Matthew Green, assistant professor of computer science and member of the Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, is quoted.
Inaugural DELTA grant recipients will receive up to $75,000 to develop, implement, and evaluate their proposed projects.
Honorees representing dozens of fields receive $75K each to support their work.