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Animal Research

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  • 'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species

    'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal species
    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...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    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...
  • North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School

    North Carroll High in select company as Green Ribbon School
    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...
  • Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?

    Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?
    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,...
  • UM showcases first foals born on campus in 30 years

    UM showcases first foals born on campus in 30 years
    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...
  • Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts

    Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts
    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....
  • History Matters: Animal Science Research Farm planned for Rt. 175 25 years ago

    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...
  • Spelling aces get their letters in a row at two schools [West Friendship]

    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...
  • Howard County Pets: What should we know when it comes to controlling fleas on our dog and cats?

    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...
  • Consumers save on pet medicines by shopping around

    Consumers save on pet medicines by shopping around
    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,...
  • Gasper-MacBride wed at St. John's Episcopal Church

    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...
  • Karen Kalck to wed Jason McCormick

    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...