[Worldkings] Top 50 Universities with Innovative Research (P. 30) Johns Hopkins University (USA): First university to perform fully robotic laparoscopic surgery
(Worldkings.org) A robot has performed laparoscopic surgery on the soft tissue of a pig without the guiding hand of a human -- a significant step in robotics toward fully automated surgery on humans.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 100 most renowned universities in the world (P. 20) Johns Hopkins University (USA): America's First Research University
(Worldkings.org) Johns Hopkins University is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins is the oldest research university in the United States and in the western hemisphere. It consistently ranks among the most prestigious universities in the United States and the world.
Unique architectural constructions around the world (P.100) - Peabody Library (USA): The breathtaking design of the "cathedral of books" in Baltimore
(WorldKings.org) College libraries can be claustrophobic, institutional affairs, more concerned with eliminating distractions than providing a scholarly atmosphere. But the George Peabody Library on the campus of the Peabody Conservatory of Music, now owned by Johns Hopkins University, was seemingly designed to create a space where studying feels monumental.
Top 100 Famous Universities in the World - Johns Hopkins University (15)
(WorldKings.org) Adopting the concept of a graduate school from Germany's ancient Heidelberg University, Johns Hopkins University is considered the first research university in the United States.