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  • Research buzz: Jennifer Elisseeff

    Research buzz: Jennifer Elisseeff
    Jennifer Elisseeff, associate professor at Johns Hopkins University's Translational Tissue Engineering Institute, with Tissue Banks International Nature of research: Elisseeff is developing tiny fibers that combine elements of human tissue with synthetic...
  • Dirt, Sweat & Love: How John Dove is reinventing the family farm

    Dirt, Sweat & Love: How John Dove is reinventing the family farm
    As a supplier of organic produce to AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar last summer, John Dove felt no pressure to stick to a rigid deliveryschedule. The Columbia restaurant was happy to accept whatever crop the young farmer had to offer whenever he had it to give...
  • Harford Christian wins Envirothon once again

    Harford Christian wins Envirothon once again
    Harford County high school students got the opportunity to play in the dirt, walk through the woods and look at animals at the 4-H camp at the Rocks Thursday morning. Far from a day away from school work, the kids were there as part of the annual...
  • Green groups urge stricter farm fertilizer limits

    Green groups urge stricter farm fertilizer limits
    Environmental groups are calling on Maryland officials to tighten new limits on farmers' use of animal manure and sewage sludge for fertilizer, saying rules recently proposed by the state don't go far enough. A coalition of 20 green groups says the...
  • JFX farmers' market starts accepting food stamps, debit

    JFX farmers' market starts accepting food stamps, debit
    Tens of thousands of people in Baltimore who use food stamps to buy groceries can now do their shopping at the Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar under the Jones Falls Expressway, thanks to a new token system launched Sunday. Customers who don't have...
  • Darlington Elementary honors its fifth-graders

    On June 12, Darlington Elementary School held its fifth-grade farewell with Principal Brenda Taylor officiating the program. Attending the program for the graduating fifth grade students included students from years gone by, State Sen. Barry Glassman; the...
  • Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals

    Dunbar to launch division to armor websites against cyber criminals
    Dunbar Armored has been in the armored-car business for nearly 90 years. But the Hunt Valley-based company now is branching into a new way to protect banks' and businesses' money and valuables: cybersecurity. The company is launching a subsidiary, Dunbar...
  • Two unheralded heroes of the bay

    Two unheralded heroes of the bay
    I got a nice award recently — for environmental leadership, the inscription read — really, for just doing work I was paid for and that I often confused with fun. I've always been a little uncomfortable with awards. I got in trouble as...
  • Emails show O'Malley's close ties to Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • Emails show close ties between O'Malley, Perdue lawyer

    A series of emails between Gov. Martin O'Malley and Perdue's corporate lawyer shows what an environmental group calls a "cozy relationship" between the two law school classmates as Maryland's chief executive weighs farm pollution regulations of concern to...
  • New farm rules curb manure, sludge use to help Bay

    New farm rules curb manure, sludge use to help Bay
    New farm regulations being aired this week by Maryland officials would ease first-ever limits on how, when and where the state's farmers can spread animal manure and sewage sludge on their fields. The "nutrient management" rules, which were posted online...
  • 'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants

    'Superbug' found in US wastewater treatment plants
    Hospitals aren't the only places where people can pick up a nasty "superbug.'' A University of Maryland-led team of researchers has found methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, at sewage treatment plants in the mid-Atlantic and the Midwest....