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Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered an unexpected phenomenon in the organs that produce sperm in fruit flies: When a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them.
CYNTHIA J. ARNSON is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Yvonne Maldonado , MD, professor of pediatrics and of health research and policy, has been named senior associate dean for faculty development and diversity at the School of Medicine , effective May 1. Lloyd Minor , MD, dean of the medical school, said Maldonado is dedicated to nurturing future leaders.
A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins and Stanford University researchers has laid the groundwork for understanding how variations in immune responses to Lyme disease can contribute to the many different outcomes of this bacterial infection seen in individual patients.
A team that includes scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary's University reported the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus to infect the body.
Computer scientists have found a flaw in the way that secure cloud storage companies protect their customers' data.
Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot - their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows.
Four nationally prominent scientists will share their experiences translating their basic research findings into therapeutic applications during a symposium titled "Models to Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities" on Friday, May 2. The symposium is organized by the new Models to Medicine Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
In the 2014 elections for Cecil County Sheriff-always one of the most hotly contested races in local politics-there is a new watchword among the leading candidates in the June Republican primary: "team."
Scientists at Johns Hopkins University believe they've discovered the specific mechanism by which new memories form, allowing them to peer into rats' brains and assess in real-time the exact moment the animals record an experience.
The first round of results are in, and so far TrueCrypt, the popular open-source encryption program, has a relatively clean bill of health .
Dimension Therapeutics , a gene therapy company focused on developing novel treatments for rare diseases, today announced the appointments of K. Reed Clark, Ph.D .
Image Caption: Black Hole Caught Red-handed in a Stellar Homicide. Credit: NASA; S. Gezari ; and J. Guillochon When a star orbits too close to a galaxy's central supermassive black hole , it gets torn apart and sucked in by gravitational forces - a phenomenon known as an a tidal disruption .
Republicans in the governor's race agree the state government is essentially a business and the top administrator is an executive.