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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University November 15, 2004 | Vol. 34 No. 12

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South Quadrangle project announced
Parking lot will be transformed into welcoming entrance to Homewood

A new building, seen in the foreground in this rendering, will be the first stop for visitors to the Homewood campus. It faces toward Wyman Park Drive.

The Homewood campus is about to get a new front door. The university's Buildings and Grounds Committee last week approved the schematic design for the South Quadrangle Development project, an ambitious three-part endeavor that calls for a Johns Hopkins University Visitor Center, a computational sciences building and a 600-space underground parking structure.
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Stem cell therapy effectively treats heart attacks in animals, JHU researchers find
Results from an animal study conducted at Johns Hopkins show that stem cell therapy can be used effectively to treat heart attacks, or myocardial infarcts, in pigs. Stem cells taken from another pig's bone marrow, when injected into the animal's damaged heart, were able to restore the heart's function to its original condition.
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New study shows high-dose vitamin E supplements may increase risk of dying
Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that use of high-dose vitamin E supplements, in excess of 400 IU (international units), is associated with a higher overall risk of dying. These results should be of concern to the millions of Americans who take vitamin E supplements for perceived health benefits.
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Hodson scholars honored at Homewood luncheon

Tool time: If you need it, this new JHMI office can make it

Are we open? Here's how to get the fastest news on snow closings

New gene target found for common brain tumors in children

JHU Course Catalog: The Extinction of the Dinosaurs

Sea change: Skeletons of ancient corals different from today's

A lesson in carbo-loading


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