| Mar 21, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Albert Einstein was 26 when he published his Special Theory of Relativity; James Watson, at age 25, explained the structure of DNA. Here in Baltimore, many great medical achievements were developed by early-career researchers at Johns Hopkins. "The...
| Apr 27, 2013
Former Baltimorean Katherine Bouton abruptly lost the hearing in her left ear at age 30. One minute she could hear, and the next, she could not.
Over the decades, her impairment worsened. By the time she was 60, she was functionally deaf. But her...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Linda Kellar seemed too young for dementia, the slow-forming disease that erodes the memories of people usually much older than the then-54-year-old housewife.
But in 2009 that's what doctors found to be the cause of Kellar's severe agitation, memory...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama wants to invest an initial $110 billion in a study of the human brain that could have benefits as great as those achieved by the Human Genome Project. Maybe the first study should be done on the one-track minds of tea party...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Frances H. Mueller, a retired educator who had chaired the Bryn Mawr School's English department and also taught at Towson University, died March 24 of complications from dementia at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
Born and raised on her parents' farm...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
At 101, John Nutter likes things plain and simple. Which is why his daughter, Betty Fulton, drives him to Slye's Barber Shop on Montgomery Street. Once there, he can get his monthly haircut for $8 while taking in the relaxed, old-style atmosphere.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:22 PM
A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Olivia Mezzullo, a fourth-grade student at St. Joseph School Cockeysville, recently got some exciting news: She is the recipient of one of seven elementary-level scholarships awarded by the Knott Scholarship Funds.
The Knott Scholarship Funds are based...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 5:25 PM
What pesticides are Maryland families exposed to on a regular basis? Good luck finding out. There's simply no way for the average person to discover what chemicals are being applied to farm fields or even backyards.
Worse, it's nearly impossible for...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Ann H. Sisson, who established with her husband a popular Federal Hill restaurant and bar that later became the state's first brew pub, died June 4 from complications of dementia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89.
The daughter of a civil engineer...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Joseph W. Alton Jr., who served as the first Anne Arundel County executive and whose political career ended at the jailhouse door, died Friday of complications from dementia at Genesis Eldercare Spa Creek Center. He was 94.
"Joe was probably the most...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:25 AM
Jerel and Tonya Registre never considered themselves ballroom dancers — they didn't even take lessons before their July 2012 wedding.
But on April 13, the Fulton couple will be dancing in front of about 700 people for a cause that is close to...