Johns Hopkins University

Google Chrome Is Now Quietly Forcing You To Log In, Here's What To Do About It

Image: Wikimedia Commons<p>Once again, Google has rankled privacy-focused people with a product change that appears to limit users’ options. It’s easy …

Google Chrome

Electric implant helps patients paralyzed for years take steps

<b>By LAURAN NEERGAARD</b><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant …

Physiotherapy

The Privacy Concerns Surrounding Google's Chrome Update

Live on Bloomberg TVBloomberg Daybreak: AustraliaFull Schedule<p>Bloomberg Technology<p>TV Shows<p>Matthew Green, Johns Hopkins University professor, explains …

David Rubenstein

Why fears of China’s neocolonialism in Africa ring false

The debate on China’s relations with Africa is back in the spotlight following this month’s Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Many Western countries …

China

New Location Study Picks Surprising Possible Winner of Amazon HQ2

The latest study by location and demographic data site Sperling’s BestPlaces has zoomed in on a quite unexpected candidate: Oatlands, Virginia, a …

Amazon HQ2

Scientists Gave Octopuses Ecstasy and It Made Them 'Gentle and Cuddly'

Travel<p>By James Chrisman Published On 09/24/2018<p>@james_chrisman2<p>By James Chrisman @james_chrisman2 Published On 09/24/2018<p>The octopus may look like a …

Octopuses

Facebook appoints Hotstar's Ajit Mohan as Managing Director, VP India

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced it has appointed Ajit Mohan, former CEO of video streaming platform Hotstar, as Managing …

University of Pennsylvania

3 lessons from Glad’s influencer debacle

One might think Glad would know how to be transparent.<p>Its marketing agency, though, crafted a “gotcha” social media stunt that backfired—hurting the …

Public Relations

New malware campaign has freelance workers in its crosshairs

The digital age presents us with more infrastructural threats than ever and countries need to be prepared. The Irish Government announced a set of …

Water

MDMA Makes Octopuses Give Eight-Armed Hugs

MDMA has a place to go in the octopus brain.<p>An octopus differs from a human in ways far beyond the obvious. A heap of no bones and 33,000 genes, …

Biology

Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks

Black people with a trait for sickle cell anemia appear to have double the risk of kidney failure that requires dialysis, a new research …

High Blood Pressure

Engineers add sense of touch to prosthetic hand

Engineers at Johns Hopkins University have created an electronic skin, which when added to a prosthetic hand allows the user to feel objects as if …

Electronics

The FBI Was Corrupted by Narcissism — Other Agencies Too?

Have the broad powers entrusted to the government to investigate and prosecute criminals for the preservation of the collective rights of the …

Conservative View

Monday's regional sports roundup: James Madison remains No. 2 in latest STATS FCS football poll

COLLEGESFootball:For the fifth straight week, James Madison is ranked second in the STATS FCS Top 25 poll. The Dukes (3-1) beat CAA rival William and …

James Madison

Hopkins librarian forced to leave country quickly over H-1B visa woes

A British academic said she had to depart the U.S. quickly after her institution declined to submit paperwork to renew her temporary H-1B work visa …

Students

What to expect at the #BIW18 Dev Conference

During Baltimore Innovation Week Presented by Maryland Open for Business, the Technial.ly team will once again host the (*drumroll*)… Dev Conference …

Marriott International

I-1639 the most ambitious effort at gun regulation in Washington state’s history

MUKILTEO — Over the years, Paul Kramer followed news coverage of mass shootings around the country and felt terrible for the victims and their …

Mass Shootings

Don't Underestimate The Value Of Humanities

Last fall, on the campus of Johns Hopkins University, where I serve as president, I happened to overhear a conversation among a group of students. …

Labor Economics

Iran's Currency Hits Another Record Low, With Six Weeks to US Sanctions

Iran's currency has hit another record low against the dollar, six weeks before the United States is due to reimpose sanctions on Iranian oil exports …

Forex

The Application Of AI To Augment Physicians And Reduce Burnout

Recently, there has been an explosion of interest in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to medicine. Whether explicitly or implicitly, much of …

Health Care

Cassini data reveals another feature that suggests Titan is similar to Earth

A dust storm rolls across the surface of Titan in this artist’s depiction. Image Credit: IPGP/Labex UnivEarthS/University Paris Diderot – C. Epitalon …

Methane

PETA Blasts 'Nonsense' Octopus Ecstasy Experiment

Drugging sea creatures isn't right, says the animal rights organisation.<p>Fleetham Dave via Getty Images<p>Last week HuffPost UK reported on a great feat …

PETA

Inside Johns Hopkins' new Remington innovation hub

<b>Johns Hopkins University</b> students interested in entrepreneurship have a new place to gather and build this fall.<p><b>FastForward U Homewood</b> is opening in …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Colonial Couture « The Junto

<b>Dear Junto readers, Thank you for joining us for two weeks of all-new scholarship tracing the historical patterns of #ColonialCouture! Read the whole</b> …

American History

Electrostatic Microshutter Arrays [STUB]

Electrostatic Microshutter Arrays [STUB]<p>NTRS Full-Text:<p>Click to View [PDF Size: 748 KB]<p>External Online Source:<p>Author and Affiliation:<p>Li, M. J.<p>(NASA …

Space Travel

Explorer 1

Explorer 1 marked the United States’ first step into the dawn of the Space Age. Just three months prior in November, 1957, the Soviet Union had …

Space Travel

A scholarly publisher considers the attacks on the press and how similar his work is to that of journalists (opinion)

Amid chants of “Liars!” and “Lock them up!” America’s beleaguered reporters find themselves under unprecedented attack. Journalists have never had an …

Self-Censorship

The New YubiKey Will Help Kill the Password

By now it's hopefully been drilled into you to enable two-factor authentication on your online accounts, giving you more protection than a password …

Authentication

Alec Caswell Gives Verbal Commitment to Johns Hopkins - Swimming World News

NEW COMMIT: Upper Arlington, Ohio native Alec Caswell has announced his verbal commitment to Johns Hopkins University as a member of the class of …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Lawnmower injuries a persistent source of serious injury and high costs, new study affirms

Researchers reviewed 51,000 lawnmower injury-related emergency department visits between 2006 and 2013<p>In what Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers call …

Lawn Mowing