| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Sophia "Sue" Miller, a retired Evening Sun medical and education reporter recalled for her tenacity, died of Dec. 22 of complications from dementia at the Watts Group Assisted Living in Severn. She was 93 and had lived in Glen Burnie and North Baltimore....
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration announced that it had exceeded its goal for enrolling low-income Marylanders in the Medicaid program as part of the health insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act. In addition to improving the...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:16 AM
The whiteboard that keeps track of Jack Andraka's schedule would be an exhausting blur for anyone, let alone a 16-year-old high school student: Last-minute requests are squeezed into already full days, scientific conferences bump up against speaking...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Johns Hopkins University led U.S. universities with $2.106 billion spent on medical, engineering and other scientific research in fiscal 2012, though that total fell at Hopkins and, on average, at universities across the country compared to the previous...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Johns Hopkins University scientists will share in one of the largest one-time philanthropic gifts for cancer research ever made, $540 million aimed at preventing and curing the disease, officials are scheduled to announce today.
The $90 million marked...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The first U.S.-launched satellite, Explorer I, was 6 feet long and weighed 30 pounds, and it led to the discovery of the Van Allen radiation belt that surrounds Earth. More than 50 years later, scientists could do a lot more with far less.
| Jan 11, 2014
During her second day on the Antarctic Peninsula, Elena Perry and her fellow students silently looked around the cold, dry landscape as the driver of their boat turned off the motor. In one of many such instances, the group was struck by how much Earth'...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Ava Marie, a meteorologist with WBAL TV News, spoke to a captivated audience of more than 200 on Jan. 9 about her career in forecasting the weather.
Held by the Fallston library, children and adults alike were enthralled with Marie's presentation, which...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
If you Googled something today, you experienced university research in action. In the mid-1990s, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, then doctoral students at Stanford, developed the algorithms that developed into their ubiquitous search engine. Likewise,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:40 AM
More than a few headaches occurred for homeowners and business owners during the Jan. 7 and 8 "Polar Vortex" — frozen pipes, clogged gutters, icy sidewalks to name just a few.
When heaving concrete from the deep freeze made opening the door at the...
| Jan 22, 2014
CARLSON: Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas R. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Carlson completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:40 AM
When Candice Buckner began her summer camp search for 9-year-old daughters Janasia and Larasia Sims, she found everything from half-day sports camps to full-day academic and activity camps that fit with the family’s schedule.
But finding weekly...