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  • Losing 'House of Cards' would be costly [Letter]

    Losing 'House of Cards' would be costly [Letter]
    The letter that Media Rights Capital wrote to the House of Delegates some months ago threatening to leave this area should sufficient incentives not become available was surely seen by our legislators as an attempt at strong-arming. As a result, the House on its last night of business left $3.5 million off the proposed $18.5 million allotted for subsidies for film and TV productions made in Maryland by the Senate ("Tax breaks for 'House of Cards' fall short," April 8).
  • Growing interest in STEM [Commentary]

    Growing interest in STEM [Commentary]
    The dearth of women and certain minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields represents a huge problem within this country and is a crisis often repeated in the news today. These stories often provide the same problem and,...

    Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students

    Scientists produce synthetic yeast chromosome, with help from Hopkins students
    With the help of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering students who spent years stringing bits of DNA together, scientists have built the world's first synthetic yeast chromosome, which eventually could help in the production of drugs, vaccines, biofuels...

    More than $60,000 raised to fight cancer at Havre de Grace head-shaving event

    More than $60,000 raised to fight cancer at Havre de Grace head-shaving event
    Organizers of the inaugural Havre de Grace head-shaving fundraiser for the St. Baldrick's Foundation raised at least $60,500 for children's cancer research, an amount that is more than double their goal. The head-shaving event, which was put together...

    Hacker breaches Hopkins server, but officials say identity theft not a concern

    Hacker breaches Hopkins server, but officials say identity theft not a concern
    Names, email addresses and phone numbers from about 850 current and former Johns Hopkins University biomedical engineering students were posted online Thursday, stolen by someone claiming to be part of the hacker group known as Anonymous. The breached...