Babies go ga-ga for research
Arts and Sciences opens new laboratory for study of child
Most parents view their child's development —
from those newborn gurgles and smiles to first steps, first
words and maturation into a thinking, speaking human being
— as a marvelous, ever-unfolding mystery.
Jesse Jackson to lead MLK tribute Jan.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, one of America's foremost
political figures, will be the featured guest and keynote
speaker for Johns Hopkins' annual Martin Luther King Jr.
birthday remembrance, an event that takes place this year
from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7.
Surprise! Cells have second source of
For 50 years, thousands of labs around the world have
studied cells' critical internal communications, and
scientists had assumed the speakers were known. But now, in
the Dec. 17 issue of Science, Johns Hopkins
researchers report finding not just a new participant but a
brand new conversation that has implications for treating
disease and understanding biology.