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  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'

    Loyola's SJ Tuohy enjoying life after 'The Blind Side'
    Here's a greatly abridged list of facts that set Sean Tuohy Jr. apart from your average reserve on a mid-major college basketball team: Start with the Loyola guard's 23,379 Twitter followers. For a little perspective, the team's star, Dylon Cormier, has...
  • Harford residents recall March on Washington 50 years later

    Harford residents recall March on Washington 50 years later
    For Aberdeen resident Janice Grant, it meant feeling like a real American for the first time. Before the 1963 March on Washington, the longtime civil rights activist had grown up knowing there were things she could not do because she was black. When...
  • Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease

    Mississippi baby born with HIV is first child cured of disease
    A Mississippi infant born with HIV has become the first child cured of the deadly virus, leaving hope that the disease can be eliminated in the youngest patients, scientists from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions said Sunday....
  • Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor

    Paul Theodore Pojman, Towson U. professor
    Paul Theodore Pojman, a professor of philosophy at Towson University and a community activist, died Sept. 20 of lung cancer at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hampden resident was 45. "Paul's area was the philosophy of science, and he focused on...
  • Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore

    Mississippi biotech startup moves to Baltimore
    Ken Malone and the board members of his startup biotech company gathered in a conference room at the University of Southern Mississippi last October to make a gut-wrenching decision. Ablitech Inc.'s funding was slowly drying up, and it couldn't find...
  • Tuohy to make a name for himself at Loyola

    Tuohy to make a name for himself at Loyola
    Moviegoers who saw Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher's saga depicted in the "The Blind Side" recall Sean Tuohy Jr. as the future football star's rambunctious little brother who interrogated big-time college coaches when they came to the family's...
  • Former Dunbar star Derrell Edwards commits to High Point

    Former Dunbar star Derrell Edwards commits to High Point
    The first conversation Derrell Edwards had with High Point basketball coach Scott Cherry was a memorable one. Edwards and his South Plains College teammates were preparing for the National Junior College Athletic Association tournament. But before...
  • Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants

    Startup offering 'sunlight in a box' to grow plants
    Horticulturists say you need three things to grow good plants: the right soil, the right water and the right sunlight. The first two can be controlled and enhanced. Now what if someone built a better sun? Ocoee entrepreneur Chris Pieser says he and...
  • Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State

    Spotlight On QBs Whitmer, Boyle As UConn Hosts Boise State
    EAST HARTFORD — UConn quarterback Chandler Whitmer had an interesting perspective of recent circumstances. "I can't imagine what I'd be like at home working a day job and seeing a situation where I could have played the game I love again,"...
  • Marquee teams flop on big stage

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF Team Report - Boise State - INSIDE SLANT You can't blame the Mountain West Conference for having something of an inferiority complex after the NCAA Division I board of directors voted last month that the so-called Big Five power...
  • There's a bit of a 'Blind Side' in Duke's Laken Tomlinson

    It's cold, the 10-year-old Jamaican immigrant thought. He had never seen snow, never needed a sweater and now there he was, in Chicago in March. Football was still soccer in his mind. He hadn't yet set his heart on becoming a doctor. And no one had read...