| May 8, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Several Reservoir High School students made presentations at the annual Howard County Public School System Student Learning Conference. Their presentations were about the research and internships that they have been involved in throughout this year....
| May 3, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Edward L. "Mac" McDill, former chairman of the Johns Hopkins University's sociology department who was also the founding director of the Hopkins Center for Social Organization of Schools, died April 25 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Johns Hopkins announced Saturday a $4.5 billion fundraising goal — among the largest in the country — to help the university and health system address some of the world's most challenging issues, including water scarcity, education quality and...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:32 AM
My favorite story in The Baltimore Sun last week was by my colleague Eileen Ambrose, reporting on how Marylanders are a bunch of whiners, at least according to a state-by-state breakdown of the complaints received by the federal Consumer Financial...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. Paul S. Lietman, a retired Johns Hopkins professor of medicine, pharmacology, molecular sciences and pediatrics, died of congestive heart failure April 20 at his Ruxton home. He was 79.
"He was a gifted educator and was beloved by generations of...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:57 PM
You know you're exceptional at managing money when your parents come to you to borrow an occasional $10 or $20 — and you're just 7 years old.
Wilde Lake High School senior Taylor Bruner has long had been adept at money matters, and that has...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 12:10 PM
A Sinai Hospital cardiologist is launching a clinical trial of a type of coronary artery disease drug not yet tested in humans, building on a history at the Baltimore hospital of research to develop more effective treatments to prevent blood clotting....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:15 AM
As a reminder of just how persistent some toxic chemicals can be, a Johns Hopkins-led research team reports finding traces of long-banned DDT and PCBs along with other contaminants in the blood of 50 pregnant women checked from Baltimore and its suburbs. ...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Officials with the Howard County Public School System Thursday night recommended closing West Friendship Elementary School, the oldest school in the county.
The recommendation came during the presentation of the annual feasibility study at the Board...
| May 22, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Tens of thousands of lives have been saved over the years because Americans more routinely wear seat belts and don't drive drunk.
But there are other public health threats from those who text while driving or overdose on prescription drugs.
That's why a...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Some of the world's greatest innovations were conceived in the humblest of places, and that was certainly true of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
When it opened its doors in 1942, in a former used-car dealership in Silver Spring,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases.
After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...