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  • With FastStitch, Hopkins students see 'future of suture'

    With FastStitch, Hopkins students see 'future of suture'
    The device looks comically simple, almost like a toy: Royal blue handles curve into a bright white clamp, part pliers, part hole punch. But FastStitch, a new surgical tool designed by a team of Hopkins students and graduates, has serious ambitions...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Join the Race for Innovation at Johns Hopkins University APL

    The Race for Innovation, a challenge to move from idea to business concept in four hours, will be held Tuesday, June 19, from 1 to 5 p.m., at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab's Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road, in North Laurel....
  • Why Baltimore is attractive to venture capitalists and high-tech startups

    Gus Sentementes' recent article noted that Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, one of our region's technology companies, had received $5 million in venture capital from sources on both coasts ("To find investors: Go west, young startup — but come back,"...
  • Town Hall meeting planned for Baltimore's tech future

    A few weeks back, I wrote about the Abell Foundation funding a survey of Baltimore's tech community, which was being pushed by a new group called the Innovation Alliance. About 170 people responded to the IA's survey. Apparently, we'll get the results...
  • An enterprising approach to health

    As an architect of the urban "enterprise zone" idea more than 30 years ago, my eye was caught by a recent proposal in Maryland to set up health enterprise zones (HEZ). The original enterprise zone idea was designed to spur economic activity in depressed...
  • New fund targets Baltimore tech startups

    A Baltimore charitable foundation is joining Maryland's main technology development agency to create a $3.3 million investment fund to pump money into new tech startups in the city, officials plan to announce Tuesday. The Abell Foundation is investing $3...
  • The Interview: Barry Bogage

    The Interview: Barry Bogage
    The Maryland/Israel Development Center sees itself as a matchmaker — not of a romantic kind but an economic one. For the past 19 years, the nonprofit group in Baltimore has been connecting Maryland companies with Israeli partners to promote trade...
  • AscendOne Corp. founder honored by The Daily Record

    The Daily Record has named AscendOne Corp. founder and Ellicott City resident Bernie Dancel one of its 2011 Innovators, an award created to recognize businesses and individuals who have had a positive effect and tremendous impact in Maryland. The Daily...
  • Commentary: Surviving the derecho storm

    When it comes to the best inventions in recent history, I'd have to say air conditioning is my favorite. This isn't to discredit all the wonderful things that have popped up in the last 50 or even 100 years. Penicillin, while I've never had to use it, I...
  • Three Harford students honored by Sacco Foundation

    Three Harford County high school seniors were presented scholarships from the William J. Sacco Critical Thinking Foundation on March 11. Receiving the ninth annual Dr. William J. Sacco Awards for Excellence in Mathematics were Bel Air High School's...
  • An unhappy 'Kodak moment'

    An unhappy 'Kodak moment'
    The bankruptcy filing of Eastman Kodak Company this week marked the end of a chapter in American manufacturing history. The venerable corporation that gave the world the Brownie camera and the slogan "You push the button, we do the rest" once dominated...