| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others.
But researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County suggest that another actor is...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:23 AM
It began with a simple bluebird house Gina Felter built on the North Carroll High School campus in her first year as assistant principal at the school.
On April 22, Felter and the rest of the Panther community learned their environmental awareness had...
| May 22, 2013
| 8:46 AM
Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial?
A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
College junior Steve Moirano has no children of his own, but he played the proud parent Saturday as a pair of foals debuted to a crowd of onlookers at the University of Maryland campus farm.
"What was it like?" Brandon Hurn, a sophomore chemical...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
100 Years Ago
Lazy, but sane
A chuckle, compliments of the 1912 Times news briefs:
"A French doctor says that you are liable to bring on insanity unless you lay in bed fifteen or twenty minutes after you wake up. There is no need of special asylum...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:35 AM
This is a love story about words. For it was nothing less than a sumptuous feast of verbiage when the superb spellers of West Friendship Elementary and Mount View Middle School wowed the judges with their love of words.
Twenty-nine 6th, 7th and 8th...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Q: What should we know when it comes to controlling fleas on our dog and cats?
A: Fleas are truly the kind of creatures that give parasites their bad name. Despite the fact that Americans spend something like $9 billion annually fighting them, fleas are...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Teresa Frost had not one but two cats with chronic illnesses, and the prescription costs were adding up.
Hopey needed kidney medicine that cost $30 at the veterinarian's office every 10 days, but Frost found a seller online who only wanted $7.25,...
| Sep 22, 2011
Elena and Jonathon MacBride
Mark and Diane Gaspar, of Ellicott City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Elena Jane Gaspar, to Jonathon Kaine MacBride, son of R.J. and Paulette MacBride, of Chesapeake, Va., on May 28, 2011.
The bride is a 2007...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:18 AM
Geri and Larry Kalck, of Fallston, announce the engagement of their daughter, Karen Angela Kalck, to Jason Clinton McCormick, son of Dennis McCormick of Louisville, Tenn., and Christy Linke of Plant City, Fla.
The bride to be is a 1997 graduate of...