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  • A bid to clean the air with algae

    A bid to clean the air with algae
    The 10-foot-tall cylinders glow neon yellow and orange, looking like something out of a futuristic dance club. They're actually an experiment with global implications — an effort to see how well algae can wipe out pollution belched by power plants....
  • Child researchers seek low-income subjects

    Child researchers seek low-income subjects
    Roughly 13 minutes into a science experiment involving sets of blocks, Dorian Larkins, who at that moment is two weeks shy of his third birthday, has had enough. He would rather play with the trains in the waiting room, and he says he has to pee. But at...
  • Montpelier/South Laurel: Take flight with colorful kites at Montpelier Arts Center

    Don't miss the latest exhibit at the Montpelier Arts Center's Resident Artists Gallery. When first entering the gallery, you may be puzzled by what appear at first to be mostly blank walls. Lift your gaze up to the ceiling and you will feel yourself...
  • Thomas Lederman, attorney

    Thomas Lederman, attorney
    Thomas C. Lederman, a Justice Department attorney recalled for his meticulous preparation of cases, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital after falling from a ladder. The Pinehurst-area resident was 65. Family members said the fatal accident occurred while...
  • Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member

    Robert Lee Lyles Jr. of Annapolis, former Md. Health Care Commission member
    Robert Lee Lyles Jr., who had two careers in his 69 years and excelled at each, died May 27 at his home in Annapolis. A scientist, physician and state policy adviser, Dr. Lyles "was a modern renaissance man with a tremendous curiosity," said Gene Ransom,...
  • St. Mary's College students get a lot for their money

    St. Mary's College students get a lot for their money
    I am writing on behalf of more than 30 high school guidance counselors who are members of the Association of Independent Maryland & DC Schools (AIMS). We all have graduates who have attended St. Mary's College of Maryland and had valuable experiences...
  • Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., statistician

    Nathaniel M. Pigman Jr., a retired statistician and teacher, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure Oct. 15 at the Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 92 and had lived in Columbia and Edgewater. Born in...
  • Frank S. Dudley, real estate broker

    Frank S. Dudley, real estate broker
    Frank Simms Dudley Jr., an Eastern Shore real estate broker and property appraiser, died of complications after surgery March 3 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The former Baltimore resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Frank...
  • Huguely petitions to appeal conviction in Yeardley Love death

    Huguely petitions to appeal conviction in Yeardley Love death
    George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted last year of drunkenly beating to death his girlfriend Yeardley Love, has asked the Virginia Court of Appeals to review his case. Huguely's attorneys argued in a petition filed...
  • Six Harford County students head to Annapolis

    Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly. Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
  • Robert A. Makofski, scientist

    Robert A. Makofski, scientist
    Robert A. Makofski, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory scientist and administrator who headed Howard County General Hospital's board, died of cancer Dec. 25 at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport, Maine. The former Columbia resident was 81....
  • HCC men's basketball team represents well on national stage

    The Howard Community College men's basketball team, under second-year coach Mike Smelkinson, represented itself well at the National Junior Athletic Association Division II tournament at the Danville Area Community College in Illinois The unseeded...