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For many Hopkins men's soccer fans, the fall of 2011 could not come soon enough. Under the guidance of then third year head Coach Craig Appleby, the men's soccer team qualified for the NCAA tournament and advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year where the Jays fell short to Ohio Wesleyan, 1-0.
After stoking your warm, family room fire with the poker, go ahead and jab your brain while you're at it. Sounds like a bad idea, right? Well, surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital, led by Chad R. Gordon essentially did just that when they used a heated rod to shrink a patient's brain in what they are calling "bipolar duraplasty," a new cranial procedure that actually allows doctors to temporary reshape the brain in patients with deformities of the skull.
With yet another win in the season, this time against visiting Franklin & Marshall, the Hopkins men’s tennis team took home the Centennial Conference crown for the fifth straight year. For senior captain Casey Blythe, the win holds even more importance: it’s another stepping stone towards advancing beyond the Sweet 16 for the first time in his career.
After another year of draft speculation, scouting and plain ol’ guessing, the 2011 NFL Draft (surprisingly) happened this weekend at Radio City Music Hall in N.Y. And like every other year, the draft once again made a mockery of many an expert analyst before the first 10 picks were even announced.
In the constant struggle against disease and infection, Hopkins scientists believe they have found yet another tool to help the cause. A study in the April 22 issue of Molecular Cell shows that the yeast species Schizosaccharomyces pombecontains Sre1, a protein responsible for allowing the organism to survive in environments where oxygen is sparse or even missing.
After falling to Lebanon Valley just days before to end a five game winning streak, the Hopkins baseball team looked to get back on track Thursday against Washington College to kick off a three game home stand.
During the age of dinosaurs, life did not end when the sun went down. In fact, it only became more dangerous.
Over a busy four-day stretch, the Blue Jays managed to come out undefeated, sweeping Gettysburg College in a home-and-away series and beating Ursinus twice at the Hopkins baseball diamond on a Sunday double-header.
Recently, scientists and conservationists have become more concerned over the possible spread of human infections to gorillas. Unfortunately, in a finding from the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, new reports have confirmed that disease can be transmitted between the two species.
At the Schottland Tennis Center in Chestertown, Md., the Hopkins women’s tennis team showed once again why they are the 13th ranked team in the nation, defeating then unbeaten Washington College 8-1 for a convincing victory.
On April 12, 1961, the unexplored realm of outer space was finally surmounted after nearly 30 years of work by the Soviet space exploration program. With Yuri Gagarin aboard the Vostok 3KA-3, more commonly called the Vostok 1, the USSR became the first nation to send a man into space as Gagarin orbited Earth for 108 minutes.
On a mild day in Philadelphia, Penn., the men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the UPenn Invitational to begin their 10th and 14th meets of the year, respectively, and their first team meets of the new spring season.