22 min ago
A vaccine may cause pancreatic cancer to respond to immunotherapy
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas do not typically respond to immunotherapy, which limits treatment options for this cancer.
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4 hrs ago
The One Percent: The Corporatizion of American Higher Education
Co-authors Andrew Erwin and Marjorie Wood discovered student debt and low-wage faculty labor rose faster at state schools with the highest paid presidents than the national average.
8 hrs ago
Tech Council of Maryland Opens New Office in Baltimore
The Tech Council of Maryland , Maryland's largest technology trade association for life science and technology, today announced that it has opened a new satellite office at the University of Maryland BioPark in Baltimore.
13 hrs ago
Johns Hopkins to receive $6.4 million for dementia initiative
Johns Hopkins University is expected to receive almost $6.4 million from the federal health department for a support program for people with dementia.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Hogan opts for public financing in governor's race
Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations.
Are America's biggest alcohol brands targeting the country's underage youth?
Underage drinkers -- those between the ages of 18 and 20, most specifically -- are more heavily exposed to printed alcohol advertisements than any other age group, according to a new study.
Sociology: Shedding the shame
Throughout history, in almost every culture, epilepsy has been viewed as something to be feared, avoided and concealed.
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Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much
Ask somebody about stress, and you're likely to hear an outpouring about all the bad things that cause it - and the bad things that result.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
MIS Underused Despite Lower Complication Rates
Hospitals across the country vary substantially in their use of minimally invasive surgery, even when evidence shows that for most patients, minimally invasive surgery is superior to open surgery, a new study shows.
Laparoscopic Surgery Use May Be 'One Of The Greatest Disparities ...
In the United States, surgical complications cost an average of $25 billion a year.
WABC-AM New York
Underage Drinkers More Affected by Ads from Popular Brands
A new study from Johns Hopkins University found that advertising done by top alcohol brands may be drawing in consumers below the legal drinking age.
The Baltimore Sun
Young Vic at a crossroads as its audiences skew older
Mino, 29, and Andrews, 23, were rehearsing their "love duet" last week as Casilda and Luiz in "The Gondoliers," this year's Gilbert and Sullivan operetta being staged by the Young Victorian Theatre Company and opening July 12 at Roland Park Country School.
Tight Budget Ends DISD's Successful Program to Keep College-Bound Kids Motivated by Texts
Dallas ISD was one of the first districts in the country to implement a text messaging program for college-bound grads.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Dr Ken Taylor appointed Chief Executive
Ken was appointed NTCELL Program Director in February and became Acting Chief Executive in April.
For millennials, out-of-wedlock childbirth is the norm
Instead of continuing to talk about ways to reduce the number of single mothers in the United States, maybe it's time to think of ways we can make their lives a little easier.
Bangor Daily News
Mentzinger hired to represent College of the Atlantic
In his new role, Mentzinger is responsible for managing and promoting the college's identity and reputation before a variety of audiences including students, prospective students, alumni, donors, the Greater Mount Desert Island community and local, national and international media.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
ISTE and the Verizon Foundation Launch Free Mobile Learning Academy for Educators
June 30, 2014 - The International Society for Technology in Education and the Verizon Foundation today announced a new mobile learning program.
Quin Hillyer: Common Corea s fuzzy math, other problems
From The New York Times, of all unlikely places, comes a story that pricks a pin into the inflated pretensions of educrats, columnists and blathering business lobbyists who sneer at opponents of Common Core as if the opponents are buck-toothed yahoos rather than the collection of think tankers, well-educated parents and eminent educators that they ... (more)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Johns Hopkins Researchers Locate Genetic...
According to a new study appearing in the July 3 edition of the journal Cell Stem Cell , researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have uncovered a new genetic variant that could result in certain people having a predisposition to schizophrenia .
Fri Jul 04, 2014
The Washington Post
Johns Hopkins scientist studied the brain and touch, worked on advanced prosthetics
Steven S. Hsiao, a Johns Hopkins University scientist and professor who studied the way the brain processes touch and worked on the use of highly advanced prosthetics, died June 16 at a hospital in Baltimore.