| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The block of ice was flung so high in the air that some thought it might melt in Thursday's hot summer sun.
Instead, it plopped and then disintegrated in space No. 540 in North County High School's stadium-side parking lot, setting off a raucous cheer...
| Jul 20, 2013
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners decided Thursday to establish a 10-person committee to recommend criteria for the newly established Education Opportunity Fund.
The committee is expected to begin meeting within the next couple of weeks,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The Havre de Grace City Council adopted a resolution Monday allowing the city police force to form a joint SWAT team the police in Aberdeen and Bel Air.
The action was the most definitive thus far from any of the three Harford County municipalities...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:27 PM
When Tyren Day found success in a biology class at a city high school, he began to fix on the idea of going to college and becoming a scientist.
But for a low-income student from a minority group that is under-represented in the sciences, statistics show...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The changes coming with the 2015 MCAT exam represent an important shift in the way we assess and prepare tomorrow's doctors ("A better MCAT may not produce better doctors," July 10).
We recognize that these changes may bring challenges for aspiring...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:56 AM
About six months ago, Cosmus decided he wanted to be an outdoor cat.
At least, that was the determination of Terri Diener, a pet communicator in Mount Washington who says she had a telepathic chat with the 7-year-old feline. She also was able to suss...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:05 PM
John Bernstein never had trouble keeping track of what sport his daughter was competing in or the team on which she was playing. Ida Bernstein can't make the same claim for what she jokingly calls her "athletically confused career."
Ever since she...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Having lived in Baltimore for two decades, I've noticed an increased intensity of the storms we've had in just the last few years. From Hurricane Sandy to last summer's derecho, extreme weather is causing huge power outages and putting peoples' lives...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Edward Supplee Terry Jr., former head science librarian for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a decades-long stalwart of Baltimore's Arena Players, died July 1 of leukemia. He was 77.
Mr. Terry, a resident of Baltimore, taught tap...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
These are tough times for the ducks that winter on the Chesapeake Bay.
Threatened food sources and an imperiled habitat are forcing migrating waterfowl to look for other winter digs.
Alicia Berlin hopes to unlock the formula to win them back.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Researchers hailed the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that bans the patenting of human DNA, saying it would expand access to genetic testing for disease at lower cost to patients.
In a unanimous decision, the justices said Myriad Genetics did not have...