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Single Blood Test Screens for Eight Cancer Types

January 22, 2018

Single Blood Test Screens for Eight Cancer Types

Researchers in the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a single blood test that screens for eight common cancer types and helps identify the location of the cancer.

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23 and Me for Trees

January 4, 2018

23andMe for Trees

Johns Hopkins researchers are part of an ambitious plan to fully sequence the coast redwood and giant sequoia genomes for the first time.

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Upstarts - Heartburn

December 20, 2017

Upstarts: For Heartburn…And More

Patients with chronic acid reflux and other esophageal issues run an increased risk of cancer. A fiber-optic endomicroscope developed from research done by Xingde Li is likely to significantly improve diagnosis and treatment.

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December 12, 2017

So Long, Trial and Error

Natalia Trayanova explains why computer simulations are key to the future for better health care.

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Heart Cells

November 28, 2017

Computer modeling offers insight into what causes sudden cardiac death

A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers constructed a powerful new computer model that replicates the biological activity within the heart that precedes sudden cardiac death.

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Wheat genome

November 1, 2017

Complete wheat: Scientists successfully piece together bread wheat genome

Nature reports that a team of six scientists—including three from Johns Hopkins University—has successfully mapped the genome of bread wheat, Triticum aestivum, a task that researchers around the world have been trying to crack for more than a decade.

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Rene Vidal

October 10, 2017

Developing the next generation of blood tests

Rene Vidal is part of a research effort that is working to make the average blood test more convenient.

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Sri Sarma

October 7, 2017

How does our brain function when we gamble?

Sridevi Sarma and her team conducted an experiment that let them peek into subjects’ brains as they gambled.

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Muir Woods

September 27, 2017

Salzberg and Timp among research collaboration to sequence the Redwood genome

Steven Salzberg and Winston Timp are among the researchers from Johns Hopkins collaborating with the University of California, Davis, and the Save the Redwoods League in an ambitious plan to fully sequence the coast redwood and giant sequoia genomes for the first time.

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August 10, 2017

Mapping the Brain, Neuron by Neuron

Researchers in the Center for Imaging Science have taken an early step towards mapping how all animal brains work.

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