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Fundamentals February 2020

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Video of the Month: How Tattoos Work

Watch: While many people have tattoos, it is not commonly known how they work. This animation was created to explain the biology behind your ink. Animation by Casey Garr.

Fundamentals February 2020

Q&A — 7 Pieces of Advice for Promoting Gender Equity at Johns Hopkins

Neuroscience doctorate student Emily Han reflects on her experience as a female scientist and shares seven lessons learned from Johns Hopkins biophysicist Karen Fleming at the Gender Equity in Science at Hopkins workshop.

Fundamentals February 2020

Image of the Month: The Jewelry Box of Life

This 3D rendering of a eukaryotic cell is modeled using data from X-ray, nuclear magnetic resonance and cryo-electron microscopy. The photo is part of a series that appears in the “Images from Science 3” exhibition, which is currently showing in the Turner Concourse at the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore medical campus through March 20. The exhibit is open to the public.

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