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Why Aren't There More Black Teachers? Racial Discrimination Still Plays A Role

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.12.2017 | Black Voices

Policy surrounding the nation’s shortage of black teachers tends to focus around recruitment or retention. However, new research suggests that those...

Two-Thirds Of Cancers Caused By Random Genetic Mistakes

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living

About two thirds of cancers are caused by random typos in DNA that occur as normal cells make copies of themselves, a finding that helps explain why h...

Hearing Loss Is The Silent Killer Of Relationships

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.28.2017 | Healthy Living

My recently deceased husband wore hearing aids in both ears. I’m serious when I say they likely saved our marriage. And to be honest, since he lost ...

Should Scientists Engage In Activism?

The Conversation US | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

Science and politics are not always compatible. And science need not always triumph over policy: After all, research shows that steroids improve athletic performance, but we have a compelling political interest to ban them.

Obamacare Insurance Expansion Tied To Faster Emergency Care

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Some low-income U.S. patients may have an easier time choosing a hospital for emergency care thanks to the Patient Protection and A...

Italian Referendum: Neither Trump Nor Brexit

The Conversation US | Posted 12.05.2016 | World
The Conversation US

The challenge now for Italy's political leadership is to avoid any loss of confidence in Italy's banking sector or in the long-term sustainability of its public finances. This challenge is both practical and political in nature.

Amputees Can Now Get High-Heeled Prosthetics

The Huffington Post | Brittany Berkowitz | Posted 08.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


How North Korea Got Its "Made in China" Nukes

Peter Navarro | Posted 04.13.2017 | Politics
Peter Navarro

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION REAL CLEAR DEFENSE The wild child of North Korea - Dictator-in-Chief Kim Jong-un - has overseen four nuclear tests to ...

It Doesn't Take More than a Mini-Brain

Adam M. Roberts | Posted 03.22.2017 | Green
Adam M. Roberts

What a strange time we live in. I know I'm having a peaceful moment when I can actually find the time to read the paper. And, I recently came across an article that I literally had to read twice because I couldn't believe my eyes.

Johns Hopkins Professor Endangers the Lives of Transgender Youth

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 03.21.2017 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

This isn't just about academic freedom. It's about the reputation of the institution. It's about the moral obligation to do no harm. And if all of those things are meaningless to Johns Hopkins administration, it's also about liability.

Opening the Front Door to Better Care

Steve Landers MD,MPH | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics
Steve Landers MD,MPH

This article is co-authored with Dr. Bruce Leff, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Transformative Geriatric Research at Johns Hopki...

New Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins Will Promote Evidence in Education

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 05.28.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

Illustration by James Bravo Not so long ago, it was awfully lonely advocating for enhancing the role of evidence in educational policy. I'm delighte...

An Era of Reporting Under Fear

Raza Rumi | Posted 05.10.2016 | Media
Raza Rumi

The state of journalism has obviously changed. The gruesome murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002 by al Qaeda started this dangerous trend.

Adorable Experiment Shows That Babies Learn From Surprises

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents

According to a new study published in Science this week, babies learn more effectively from surprises than they do from expected events. Cognitive ...

What I Learned from a College Tour: Visiting Johns Hopkins University

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.13.2015 | Education
Frank H. Wu

Like most of us, I tend to assume however subconsciously that institutions I have passed through remain more or less preserved in time as in my own memory. I was surprised to see how much has changed since I graduated in 1988.

Maryland She-roes

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Harriet Tubman was born a slave on Maryland's Eastern Shore. In 1849, when she was about 30, her owner died. Believing she was going to be sold, she escaped and made her way to Philadelphia.

5 Colleges With Data Breaches Larger Than Sony's in 2014

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 03.17.2015 | College
Kyle McCarthy

According to information from the massive database maintained by Privacy Rights Clearinghouse on data breaches, 30 educational institutions experienced data breaches in 2014. Five of the thirty schools actually had larger data breaches than the notorious Sony Hack.

Man Successfully Controls 2 Prosthetic Arms With Just His Thoughts

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.19.2014 | Technology

A Colorado man can now control two prosthetic arms with his mind. Les Baugh lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. But with the...

Investing in America's Dazzling Scientific Talent

Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. | Posted 02.17.2015 | Science
Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr.

Our nation needs to increase its commitment to the intellectual pursuit of scientific discovery - and to the "dazzling" talent in our midst. That's a proven strategy to produce the jobs that Americans want and deserve -- not directly but indirectly.

Tyler Kingkade

2 Men Charged With Raping 16-Year-Old Girl At Johns Hopkins Frat | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.04.2014 | College

Baltimore police said Wednesday that two men have been arrested for the alleged rape of an underaged teenager at a Johns Hopkins University fraternity...

US-Pakistan Relations: An Insight With Vali Nasr

Mariam Khan | Posted 01.31.2015 | College
Mariam Khan

What is Pakistan's problem? Let us come back to that first. Pakistan needs to make its stature clear and work on the common interests which will be of essence be it trading or opening up safe and secure paths to foreign investments.

Improving Patient and Family Engagement in the Hospital Room

Brian Boyle | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Brian Boyle

Back in 2004, my care providers explained to me that they were able to save my life because they had the latest state-of-the-art technology at that point in time. If it were ten years earlier, they told me that things could have been a lot different.

Tyler Kingkade

Johns Hopkins Admits It Failed By Not Disclosing Gang Rape Investigation | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.02.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University made a mistake when it failed to tell the campus that local police were investigating an alleged gang rape at a fraternity, t...

The Search For Psychology's Lost Boy

Chronicle Of Higher Education | Posted 06.03.2014 | College

The baby on the floor next to the unsmiling woman. The burning newspaper just beyond the baby’s grasp. The tiny monkey on a leash, led by the man in...

Frat Suspended Following Stabbing, Gang Rape Allegation, Underage Drinking

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.19.2014 | College

Johns Hopkins University has suspended a fraternity involved in a number of high profile incidents at the campus. JHU, located in Baltimore, Md., ...