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Jan. 19, 2024
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Understanding the Taiwan elections

Tensions were already heightened between mainland China and Taiwan before the polls opened on Jan. 13. With the results in, what’s the next chapter in this complex story?

Nov. 8, 2023
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Is panda diplomacy over?

For the first time in over 50 years, the panda enclosure at the National Zoo will be empty. What does that mean for U.S.-China relations?

Aug. 9, 2023
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Psychedelic drugs gain surprising bipartisan support

A wide range of policymakers are beginning to support the medical use of psychedelic drugs, which have shown promise in helping veterans struggling with PTSD, among other uses. Johns Hopkins researchers are working to understand why and how psychedelics can be used to treat mental illness.

Aug. 9, 2023
News Update

How can we tackle the teen mental health crisis?

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proves what parents, caregivers, and teachers have known for a while: the nation’s adolescents are struggling. Hopkins adolescent health expert Tamar Mendelson has found promise in a school-based solution.

Aug. 9, 2023
News Update

The clock is ticking on TikTok regulation

Though TikTok users consider the app harmless fun, a growing number of cybersecurity experts and elected officials aren’t so sure, noting that TikTok’s parent company, the Beijing-based ByteDance, has been accused of working with the Chinese government to censor content and could also collect sensitive data on users. 

Mar. 6, 2023
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Can we trust AI?

From Alexa to a robot running amok in the movie ‘M3GAN’, artificial intelligence is part of everyday life and is capturing our imagination. Johns Hopkins AI expert Rama Chellappa helps us sort out fact from fiction, and whether we should embrace the ‘AI spring’.

Nov. 11, 2022
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What we learned from the midterm elections

Scholars from the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins convened to discuss the influence of factors such as ‘Dobbs,’ the war in Ukraine, and the specter of the 2024 presidential race on this year’s midterm elections

Nov. 10, 2022
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On the front lines of veteran health care

Johns Hopkins nursing expert Rita D’Aoust and her longtime research colleague Alicia Gill Rossiter are working to change how veterans and their families receive health care in the United States

Mar. 11, 2022
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Russia’s nuclear option

Francis Gavin, an expert in foreign policy, statecraft, and nuclear proliferation, discusses this delicate stage of Russia’s conflict in Ukraine

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