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  • Marylanders hurt by the federal shutdown

    In a research lab in East Baltimore, rats that provide clues to how the brain degenerates with age could grow too old or even die before scientists can complete their experiments. At a homeless shelter, a Baltimore mother feeds her underweight toddler...
  • Connect Towson Bike Beltway to nearby parks [Commentary]

    Connect Towson Bike Beltway to nearby parks [Commentary]
    The Eastern and Western Baltimore County Bike/Pedestrian Plan has recommended the development of on-road bike lanes and off-road shared-use path along Cromwell Bridge Road as a primary spoke off the new Towson Bike Beltway. This trail would connect...
  • Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.

    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.
    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85. The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
  • 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...
  • UM researchers take new view in understanding metastatic breast cancer

    UM researchers take new view in understanding metastatic breast cancer
    Breast cancer kills when rogue tumor cells spread through the bloodstream, squeezing through microscopic gaps to inundate organs until they fail. But what if that spread could be prevented, the cells left free-floating to be crushed in capillaries or to...
  • Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics

    Couple joins forces to research breast cancer genetics
    If one sign of a happy relationship is that the partners rarely run out of things to talk about, then cancer researchers Stephen Baylin and Feyruz Rassool of Baltimore have been a blessed couple indeed. In the 13 years they've been married, they've...
  • Maryland research on sickle cell disease is tragically underfunded

    Maryland research on sickle cell disease is tragically underfunded
    I was pleased to read your coverage of the suffering endured by patients living with sickle cell disease ("As a sufferer, researcher and advocate, Johns Hopkins' Carlton Haywood has been battling the 'orphan disease' sickle cell all his life," July 7)....
  • Taming the specter of dementia

     Taming the specter of dementia
    I don't know if you remember, but we have been panicking lately about predictions that an epidemic of dementia is waiting to sweep through an aging U.S. population, bankrupting families as well as the health care system. About 5.4 million Americans...
  • Cramm remembered as Howard County's 'unofficial historian'

    Cramm remembered as Howard County's 'unofficial historian'
    Though she knew more than most people about Howard County's history, Joetta Cramm always considered herself to be an amateur historian. "I really look at local history as my hobby," Cramm said in a Baltimore Sun feature about her work in 1996. "I...
  • 'We want your guns, not your drugs'

    'We want your guns, not your drugs'
    Two weeks after a federal judge declared New York City's stop-and-frisk policing unconstitutional is an odd time to ask the question, but here goes: Would New York-style stop-and-frisk policing reduce Baltimore homicides to such a low level that Mayor...
  • Hopkins and Baltimore investment firm partner on internship program

    Hopkins and Baltimore investment firm partner on internship program
    Johns Hopkins University's Whiting School of Engineering said Tuesday it will partner with Campbell & Co., a Baltimore-based investment firm, in a teaching and internship program. Staff from Campbell will teach an investment science course at Hopkins...
  • Lieber Institute expanding at Johns Hopkins research park

    Lieber Institute expanding at Johns Hopkins research park
    Slices from thousands of brains fill nearly a dozen freezers set to 112 degrees below zero on the top floor of a research building at the Johns Hopkins Science + Technology Park. Inside those slices might be the secrets to schizophrenia and other mental...