John Hopkins basketball coach was quoted saying, “People often fail because they give up what they want most for what they want now.” The challenge that a lot of us have, especially growing up in the US and the times we live in today...Show More Summary
Researchers at the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) have successfully tested bilateral shoulder-level prosthetics, allowing a test subject to perform complex tasks using both arms simultaneously. The tests indicate...Show More Summary
A multivitamin given daily to pregnant women in rural Bangladesh reduced pre-term births, increased infant birth weight and resulted in healthier babies overall, according to the large randomized trial conducted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers.
Results of a small Johns Hopkins Children's Center study show that hospitalized children given high-dose IV infusions of the antibiotic vancomycin to treat drug-resistant bacterial infections face an increased risk for kidney damage -- an often reversible but sometimes serious complication.
Language reveals a lot about a person's mental state. So researchers are hoping the messages people share on Twitter will shed new light on mental illness research. Johns Hopkins University researchers say language clues provided through Twitter and other social media platforms can help provide a deeper understanding of mental illness and where it exists. […]
For doctors, nurses, soldiers, and other responders fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, currently available protective suits are both too hot to wear in the tropics and often a source of contagion when they're being taken off. Show More Summary
A Johns Hopkins and DARPA-funded limb has been adapted to give a double amputee control over two bionic arms at once.
A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Show More Summary
The future of prosthetics is here after researchers at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory completed a groundbreaking experiment that gave a double amputee the ability to control his prosthetics using only his mind. Les Baugh, who lost his arms 40
Les Baugh lost both of his arms in a freak accident about 40 years ago. Now scientists from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have fitted him with two robotic limbs, which can be controlled wirelessly using his own thoughts.
Not to lay too much prosthetics wizardry on you in one week, but Johns Hopkins University has now released a video of a patient controlling two robotic arms -- and unlike a previous experiment with mind-controlled limbs that we described, the patient can actually wear these on his body.Read full article >>
It’s rare to see the future unfold in front of our eyes this dramatically but here it is: the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab has helped a man who lost both his arms in a “freak electrical accident” connect to dual robotic arms by connecting to and reading from his nervous system. Show More Summary
Incredible!!! A man named Les Baugh recently made history by becoming the "first bilateral shoulder-level amputee" to wear two Modular Prosthetic Limbs at the same time. And the whole thing went down at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory! Baugh had lost his arms over forty years ago, and had to have a procedure called "targeted muscle reinnervation" [...]
As the ongoing Ebola epidemic rages in West Africa, it's becoming increasingly obvious that the protective suits worn by healthcare workers are extremely inadequate. To address this, researchers as Johns Hopkins have designed a new suit that should dramatically reduce infection risk. Read more...
Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into Six Million Dollar Man territory Scientists recently equipped double amputee Les Baugh with a pair...Show More Summary
Les Baugh lost both his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. But thanks to Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), the Colorado man is now able to wear and control two robotic limbs simply by thinking about them, the research group said in a press release. Show More Summary
A new study‘s found that one protein is the root of a range of allergic reactions to medications and other substances. Researchers from Johns Hopkins and the University of Alberta say that developing medication to counteract its effects could improve treatment success for everything from diabetes to cancer to HIV. Show More Summary
300 rejected applicants to Johns Hopkins University got an email from the prestigious school over the weekend titled “Embrace the YES!”
Johns Hopkins University issued an apology on Wednesday after mistakenly sending hundreds of rejected applicants email messages welcoming them to the school. Due to human error, a congratulatory follow-up email message intended for accepted students was unintentionally sent to 294 students who had...