| Jan 13, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Dr. Constance A. "Connie" Griffin, an internationally known pancreatic cancer researcher who led the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center's Cytogenetics Core and was director of the Pathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, died Jan. 8 of pancreatic...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:40 AM
I’m not anti-attachment parenting by any means. I’m what-works-for-my-family-works-for-us-and-what-works-for-you-works-for-you, a philosophy that is flexible but has way too many hyphens.
It happens that attachment parenting wasn’t...
| May 12, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Dan Rodricks, whose essays I admire, is entitled to be wrong once in awhile ("DNA: Why wait for an arrest?" May 3). His willingness to subject everyone to DNA testing for use in solving future crimes is a concept very much in tune with George Orwell's...
| May 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Almost 500 Emory University faculty and students have expressed their dismay that their commencement speaker on Monday does not toe the ideological line when it comes to evolutionary biology. Yes — gasp — the renowned Johns Hopkins...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:37 PM
I had a root canal last week.
No human being should ever be subjected to anything where the words "root" and "canal" are used in the same sentence.
A root canal is a dental procedure prescribed when breathing in on a cool day, drinking something cold...
| May 2, 2012
Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional. On Friday,...
| May 3, 2012
The medical history of a 17-year-old Marriotts Ridge High School junior who died last year following routine wisdom teeth surgery is now being questioned by lawyers for the dental practitioners involved in the surgery, who are being sued by the girl's...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Justin Mabus was one of two Towson freshmen named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s All-Rookie team, joining defenseman Jojo Ostrander when the announcement was made May 4.
What’s remarkable about that accomplishment is that Mabus earned...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Maryland's highest court rejected a request to reconsider an April ruling that blocks state law enforcement from collecting DNA samples when a suspect is arrested, court officials said Friday.
The decision puts the case on track for an appeal to the U.S....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Pamela Furness Engel, an Anne Arundel County biology teacher and teaching adviser, died of pancreatic cancer May 16 at Baltimore-Washington Medical Center. She was 58 and lived in Linthicum.
Born Pamela Furness in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Two city youths charged with fatally shooting a 13-year-old girl in the chest and then hiding her body under a pile of trash in an East Baltimore alley admitted to their respective roles in the killing Tuesday afternoon in juvenile court.
| May 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler took a first step Tuesday toward an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in a high-stakes case that blocks police across the state from collecting DNA samples when a person is arrested in connection with a...