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  • Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students

    Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students
    With the help of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students who spent years stringing bits of DNA together, scientists have built the world's first synthetic yeast chromosome, which eventually could help in the production of drugs, vaccines, biofuels...
  • Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive

    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, PR executive
    Kathleen DeSales Nolan, a public relations executive who headed communications for Constellation Energy, died of melanoma March 2 at her Ellicott City home. She was 64. "There was never a communications challenge that Kathy couldn't handle," said...
  • State: Towson men rout Abilene Christian in Battle 4 Atlantis

    Guard Four McGlynn hit Abilene Christian with a flurry of 3-pointers in the first half, and host Towson completed a three-game sweep of the Battle 4 Atlantis mainland tournament, 74-47, on Saturday. The Tigers (6-2) never trailed on the way to their...
  • Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon

    Baltimore whiz kid now a Utah eye surgeon
    As a high school senior at Baltimore City College in 1989, Bala Ambati had some rather lofty goals, telling the yearbook he aspired "to become a doctor, win the Nobel Prize and help humanity." By then Ambati already stood apart from his 12th grade-...
  • 5 Questions for James D. Hardesty

    If you want to know something about the history of the Baltimore investment community, you might want to call James Hardesty. The 67-year-old history buff and chairman of Hardesty Capital Management has spent his career in Baltimore, starting with a...
  • MOOCs: Over already? [Commentary]

    MOOCs: Over already? [Commentary]
    In the summer of 2011, Sebastian Thrun lit a fire under colleges around the world. The Stanford professor and a colleague filmed themselves lecturing for their course on artificial intelligence and put the videos online so that anyone could join....
  • New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves

    New Year's revelers trade up to French champagne as economy improves
    More people are likely to toast this New Year with a glass of French champagne, industry observers say, an optimistic economic sign as consumers look beyond cheaper sparkling wines. Sales of the bubbly beverage from the Champagne region of France have...
  • Academics decry Hopkins' removal of professor's blog post

    Academics decry Hopkins' removal of professor's blog post
    Matthew D. Green made a name for himself as the rare cryptography professor who will explain and critique the U.S. government's most controversial surveillance capabilities in layman's terms and unencumbered by a government security clearance or...
  • Fear of 'legal consequences' drove Hopkins' blog controversy

    Fear of 'legal consequences' drove Hopkins' blog controversy
    When an interim engineering dean at the Johns Hopkins University asked a well-known cryptography professor to remove a blog post about the National Security Agency from university servers, he said he did so because he feared “legal consequences.&...
  • My prostate cancer month

    My prostate cancer month
    October, with its ubiquitous pink ribbons, has come to symbolize breast cancer awareness. I'm guessing you didn't know that September has a ribbon too — a little-seen light blue ribbon that is the sign of Prostate Cancer Awareness month. I didn't...
  • Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union

    Baltimore curfew push questioned by ACLU, police union
    With city leaders pushing to impose earlier curfews on Baltimore's youth, civil liberties advocates and researchers say such measures don't deter crime and truancy and lead to police targeting children from poorer areas. And though Police Commissioner...
  • 'The Real Housewives of Miami' recap: 'Birkin Buddies'

    'The Real Housewives of Miami' recap: 'Birkin Buddies'
    Sex, sex, SEX! That’s all the Real Housewives of Miami seem to talk about! I think that, collectively (even including Lea), this is the youngest cast of the franchise, and they are in the American city that apparently personifies sex. So maybe...