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  • Reservoir High students present their research at conference [Fulton/Highland]

    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....
  • Dr. Edward L. "Mac" McDill, Hopkins professor

    Dr. Edward L. "Mac" McDill, Hopkins professor
    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...
  • Hopkins announces $4.5 billion fundraising goal

    Hopkins announces $4.5 billion fundraising goal
    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...
  • Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad

    Sorry, Maryland, things may not be that bad
    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...
  • Dr. Paul Lietman

    Dr. Paul Lietman
    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...
  • Academy of Finance students cash in on money matters

    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...
  • Sinai to research new drug to prevent blood clots, heart attacks in stent patients

    Sinai to research new drug to prevent blood clots, heart attacks in stent patients
    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....
  • Long-banned chemicals found in pregnant mothers' blood

    Long-banned chemicals found in pregnant mothers' blood
    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. ...
  • Officials recommend closing West Friendship Elementary

    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...
  • Injury prevention laws save lives, report shows

    Injury prevention laws save lives, report shows
    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...
  • Weird Science: Hopkins physics lab celebrates 70 years

    Weird Science: Hopkins physics lab celebrates 70 years
    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,...
  • Researcher hunts for sickle cell anemia cure with gene targeting, stem cells

    Researcher hunts for sickle cell anemia cure with gene targeting, stem cells
    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...