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  • Foose says closing West Friendship not an option now

    Foose says closing West Friendship not an option now
    Any plans to close the oldest school in Howard County are off the table for now, Superintendent Renee Foose told the West Friendship community last week. "As many of you are aware, the Howard County Public School System feasibility study issued in...
  • Budget cuts and the politics of research

    Budget cuts and the politics of research
    Here's another reason the dysfunctional federal budget process is bad for Americans: besides hurting the economy and hitting us in the pocketbook, partisan feuding over budget cuts could undermine our health and even shorten our lives. That's because...
  • A bid to clean the air with algae

    A bid to clean the air with algae
    The 10-foot-tall cylinders glow neon yellow and orange, looking like something out of a futuristic dance club. They're actually an experiment with global implications — an effort to see how well algae can wipe out pollution belched by power plants....
  • West Point cadets work at APG's ECBC

    The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground welcomed cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point this summer to work on chemical and biological defense projects. The cadets were taking part in the academy's...
  • Pimlico students give input on new school building

    Pimlico students give input on new school building
    Isaiah House won't be one of the students who walks through the doors of the newly renovated Pimlico Elementary/Middle School in a few years, but he jumped at the opportunity Wednesday to propose what he thought those who come after him should see and...
  • Dr. William R. Bell, Hopkins hematologist

    Dr. William R. Bell, Hopkins hematologist
    Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78. "Bill was one of the premier...
  • Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material

    Lacks' family to have say in use of her genetic material
    Henrietta Lacks had no control when doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital used her cells 62 years ago in research that led to groundbreaking medical advances. But now her descendants will. The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it had reached...
  • Child researchers seek low-income subjects

    Child researchers seek low-income subjects
    Roughly 13 minutes into a science experiment involving sets of blocks, Dorian Larkins, who at that moment is two weeks shy of his third birthday, has had enough. He would rather play with the trains in the waiting room, and he says he has to pee. But at...
  • Hopkins, U-Md. await word on grant funding key in medical treatment discoveries

    Hopkins, U-Md. await word on grant funding key in medical treatment discoveries
    Dr. Craig Hendrix is exploring a novel concept: whether antiviral drugs can be absorbed through certain areas of the body to prevent sexual transmission of HIV. To test such hypotheses, Hendrix and his Johns Hopkins colleagues typically can put up...
  • Harford helps in fight against cancer [Letter]

    I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge a marvelous group here in Harford County, who are incredible fundraisers for the AMC Cancer Research Harford County Chapter/AMC Cancer Fund, University of Colorado. I am privileged to be a part of the...
  • Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed

    Destiny Miller went online this summer to check one last set of grades from her senior year at Woodlawn High School — scores on three Advanced Placement exams. The 18-year-old sat alone on her bed waiting for the scores to appear on her...
  • Feasibility study for Harford research park presented

    Feasibility study for Harford research park presented
    About 60 people from Baltimore, Cecil and Harford counties gathered Wednesday to participate in the next step of turning Harford's former HEAT Center into a university park that's a regional hub for technology. "We've got to create a . . . sense of...