50th Anniversary Edition
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"When human power becomes so great and original that we
can account for it only as a kind of divine imagination, we
call it genius."
Though Henrietta Lacks never traveled
further than from Virginia to Baltimore, her cells are alive--and
multiplying--in labs the world over.
A century after Henry Rowland transfromed
the study of the stars,
astromers continue to rely on the product of his genius.
Mental Illness's Public Enemy
Thre breakthroughs come one after another, from the neuroscience
labs of Solomon Snyder.
Need a navigational fix? It's a cinch these days, thanks to the
satellite guiding system first developed by
Molecular Biology's Cutting
Their work with restriction enzymes earned
Hamilton Smith and
Daniel Nathans a Nobel Prize.
When Doctor Met
The story of how "us-vs.-them" gave way to a partnership in the
fight against AIDS.
Getting a Charge Out of
A new battery, developed by Hopkins
engineers, could change the
way we power everything from cars to laptop computers.
A sampling of surgeries and surgical
pioneered at Johns Hopkins.
Finding the Power
Computer music was a field ahead of its
time at Peabody Conservatory--literally.
The Funny Little Fuze with
Countless Allied lives were saved in World War II as the result
of a top-secret Hopkins research
The "Magic Bullet" Keeps on
Researchers at Public Health are extending the healing powers of
You needn't be a doctor to save a life, thanks to
APRIL 2000 TABLE OF CONTENTS.