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  • Linden-Linthicum ready for a joyful noise Nov. 6 to help American Cancer Society

    Linden-Linthicum United Methodist Church choir will be singing at a benefit concert Sunday, No. 6 at 4:30 p.m. Come to Glenelg United Methodist Church, 13900 Burntwoods Road, in Glenelg. The event is to benefit the American Cancer Society. Other...
  • Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president

    Freeman Hrabowski's UMBC legacy grows as he celebrates 20 years as president
    The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Honestly though, he thought Freeman A. Hrabowski...
  • Bank of America's wild patents on live-video analysis could reinvent mobile banking, shopping and more

    Bank of America's wild patents on live-video analysis could reinvent mobile banking, shopping and more
    A bunch of new patent applications from Bank of America reveal that the company's R&D lab has been working on new mobile technologies that would enable smartphone users to analyze their environment with their smartphone's video camera; recognize the...
  • Climate change is warping weather

    The Sun's recent reader poll ("What Maryland thinks," July 10) shows that a majority of those responding to this "not scientific" survey doubt that man made climate changes contributed to recent weather extremes. As one who holds an advanced degree in...
  • Organization to promote high school science with a video game

    Organization to promote high school science with a video game
    Gaming is hot right now — even in the lab-coat world of science education. The MdBio Foundation, a private charitable organization for promoting science learning and workforce development, is building an online video game for high school students....
  • Scientists discover colliding clusters of stars

    Scientists discover colliding clusters of stars
    Half a century ago, a nearby cluster of stars appeared to astronomers as a single glowing ball of gas. As recently as 15 years ago, scientists realized it was in fact a cluster of stars but were convinced they all must have formed at the same time and...
  • Straighterline wants to help professors expand reach, while students save

    Straighterline wants to help professors expand reach, while students save
    Burck Smith is so far making good on his vision for revamping the way people pay for and complete college courses. His startup company, Straighterline, enables students to pay $99 a month for introductory college courses — and potentially save...
  • Robert Waring McNitt

    Robert Waring McNitt
    Rear Adm. Robert Waring McNitt, a naval officer whose career spanned two wars and who, after retiring from the Navy, was dean of admissions at the Naval Academy for more than a decade, died Sunday of heart failure at the Ginger Cove retirement community...
  • Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes

    Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes
    The space sure looked like a science lab, with beakers full of brightly-hued potions and a dry-erase board covered in graphs and mathematical scrawl. But at the heart of the operation sits a hunk of metal with a hand crank on the side. "It's a pasta...
  • Anne Arundel schools excel with STEM programs

    The Anne Arundel County school system has one of the most accomplished science, technology, engineering and math programs in the state, garnering national awards while ensuring that its initiatives remain available to all students, according to school...
  • Friday Buffet: Adam Sessler leaves 'X-Play' and 'Tetris' makes a comeback?

    Friday Buffet: Adam Sessler leaves 'X-Play' and 'Tetris' makes a comeback?
    News Roundup •••• Adam Sessler, host of G4TV’s gaming flagship “X-Play,” has left the network and the long-running show. Sessler was a fixture on the network’s previous incarnations, ZDTV and TechTV, having co-...
  • What a vaccine does

    In the nearly 40 years since the nation declared war on cancer, great advances have been made in breast cancer screening, early detection and treatment. The death rate for breast cancers has fallen. More is discovered all the time about the genetics and...