| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Along with the Johns Hopkins University's distinction for its nation-leading haul of federal research dollars comes another for charging the government more for utilities, administrative staff and real estate than any other institution.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The SAT — that anxiety-provoking test required for so many college applications — is being redesigned to focus more on classroom learning and less on brain teasers.
The College Board announced Wednesday that its revised SAT will be ready in...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital have removed a rare tumor that contained several fully grown teeth from a baby boy's brain.
The tumor was found in the then-4-month-old from West Virginia in 2012 after a pediatrician noticed that his head was unusually...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:36 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Monica Pence Barlow, the Baltimore Orioles public relations director who worked for the team for more than a decade and had become a fundraiser for lung cancer research, died Friday morning at Howard County General Hospital of the...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer.
The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:25 AM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners has $200,000 in its fiscal year 2014 budget allocated for economic hardships facing local municipalities that were caused by unfunded state mandates.
How, or even if, the board will use those funds this year...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
"Freedom of expression is the heartbeat of our university," Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Provost Robert C. Lieberman declared in an email this month announcing a new Task Force on Academic Freedom that will formulate an...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Wednesday that it has established a program that will do in-depth scientific research on the brain.
The hope is that research done from the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit can help in the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:45 PM
An astronomy observatory is among the new additions coming to Alpha Ridge Park in Marriottsville.
The observatory is part of the Howard Astronomical League’s public outreach efforts to encourage the community to learn more about astronomical...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:10 AM
For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe.
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Announcing their first-ever joint agenda, the Democratic leaders of the General Assembly said Friday they will work together to pass legislation aimed at improving Maryland's business climate and boosting the state's economy.
Senate President Thomas V....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...