| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Living in the shadow of the Naval Academy chapel, Ellis Richman and his wife, Dr. Ingrid Kohlstadt, are exactly where they want to be – nestled in the heart of historic Annapolis. Theirs is no ordinary house among a bevy of notable properties....
| Jan 11, 2014
During her second day on the Antarctic Peninsula, Elena Perry and her fellow students silently looked around the cold, dry landscape as the driver of their boat turned off the motor. In one of many such instances, the group was struck by how much Earth'...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:45 AM
For a few hours on a cold night last week, the center of the world could be found on stage in Laurel High's auditorium.
More than 200 people turned out for the school's annual International Night Jan. 24, a showcase of the food, music, dance and customs...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Carolyn Rosenstein, a retired McDonogh School reading specialist recalled as a nurturing faculty mentor who also served on the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died of cancer Oct. 27 at her Pikesville home. She was 75.
"She was a great gal,...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Description: Unusual proteins within microbes allow the organisms to survive in cold and salty conditions in Antarctica, and could in theory help support life on Mars as well, according to NASA-funded study at the University of Maryland School of...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:22 AM
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Ella Wilkerson, in Owings Mills, asks if the national temperature extremes reported next to my mug shot include Alaska and Hawaii: “I have never seen Alaska with the lowest temperature. I find it hard to believe …....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:22 AM
FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Don Torres, in Ellicott City, tracks the planet’s cold spots on our print weather page: “It’s almost always Summit Station, Greenland, and … [in the southern winter] Islas Orcadas… Would you...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Sydney Wynne "Syd" Porter Jr., a noted physicist and radiation expert who was called to Three Mile Island, Pa., in 1979 after an accident destroyed a reactor in what proved to be the nation's worst nuclear incident, died April 23 of lymphoma at a...
| Mar 7, 2012
Not so long ago, Italian, Chinese and Greek food were considered delicacies. Now they're take-out (and even chain restaurant) fodder, and Baltimore's international dining offerings have expanded to every continent, save Antarctica. (Perhaps that's...
| Mar 7, 2012
Don't be intimidated. Break out of your Italian/Chinese/Tex-Mex mold with these far-flung offerings. --John Houser III
Not so long ago, Italian, Chinese and Greek food were considered delicacies. Now they're take-out (and even chain restaurant) fodder,...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Working late into the night at a research center at the South Pole, Renee-Nicole Douceur thought she was just tired when her vision suddenly became blurred.
Sleep did nothing to improve her eyesight, and a doctor at the center at first thought she had...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 2:44 PM
H. Samuel Case, who taught human physiology and exercise science at what is now McDaniel College for four decades, died Aug. 22 of complications from leukemia at Carroll Hospice Center's Dove House in Westminster.
The longtime Westminster resident was...