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  • Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Forms Technology Commercialization Partnership with Allied Minds Federal Innovations

    Edgewood Chemical Biological Center Forms Technology Commercialization Partnership with Allied Minds Federal Innovations
    In a move to more efficiently commercialize laboratory-produced technologies and services, the Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center partnered with Allied Minds Federal Innovations, Inc., earlier this year. The new partnership is among the first to...
  • Maryland business helps top jockeys see their way clear

    Maryland business helps top jockeys see their way clear
    Not a lot has changed in the jockey goggle business since 1947, when Israel Kroop first stitched trim around a molded sheet of plastic, added two brass vents from a mattress, and attached a strip of elastic. Kroop's design — a made-in-Maryland...
  • National group salutes Harford government

    Harford County recently announced it received two Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties for initiatives undertaken in the past year. One program honored was the "Innovation in Harford County" online idea forum, which was fully...
  • Baltimore inventor gave hope to those with hip problems

    While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...
  • Ivins stood to gain financially from anthrax scare

    Bruce E. Ivins, the government biodefense scientist linked to the deadly anthrax mailings of 2001, stood to gain financially from the huge federal spending in the fear-filled aftermath of those killings, the Los Angeles Times has learned. Ivins is listed...
  • The greatest invention

     
    My husband told me over breakfast that I missed the anniversary of sliced bread yesterday. Since I struggle with slicing bread for toast every morning, he pointed out, maybe it's an invention I might want to take advantage of. Ha......
  • Investigation reveals Army's risky medical practices

    The U.S. Army in recent years has rushed a number of medical innovations onto the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan with little testing or data to support them, and then altered or abandoned them when they didn't live up to expectations. Things like...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Maryland on the menu

    When Maryland's first Colonists stepped off the Ark and the Dove, they carried little that would generate gastronomic envy - a bit of salted meat, dried peas and hard biscuits left over from the voyage, and some pigs and cows recently purchased from...
  • Frank Zappa: He did his Mothers proud

    There was a story Frank Zappa liked to tell about the time in the late '60s when he and the Mothers of Invention were booked, along with Woody Herman's big band, to play a dinner for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.Seeing as these were...
  • MPAA hosts second annual Creativity Conference

    MPAA hosts second annual Creativity Conference
    Vice President Joe Biden will be among the speakers at the second annual Creativity Conference hosted today by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The MPAA, the lobbying group that represents the major Hollywood studios, will host the half-day...
  • Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education

    Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education
    Innovations in technology are poised to upend how students learn and the way educational institutions impart knowledge to people around the world, according to panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference. The Internet and access to computers...