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  • Ervin M. Milner, founded production house

    Ervin M. Milner, founded production house
    Ervin M. Milner, who founded Milner Productions in the basement of his Northwest Baltimore home and turned it into one of the nation's largest producers of educational audiovisuals for physicians and hospitals, died Aug. 17 of complications from...
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
  • Ann M. Klingaman, Baltimore County teacher

    Ann M. Klingaman, Baltimore County teacher
    Ann M. Klingaman, a retired Baltimore County public school educator whose career spanned more than three decades, died Sunday of complications from a broken hip at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia. The former longtime Catonsville resident was 88. The...
  • Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes

    Towson biology professor developing silicone implant to battle herpes
    The space sure looked like a science lab, with beakers full of brightly-hued potions and a dry-erase board covered in graphs and mathematical scrawl. But at the heart of the operation sits a hunk of metal with a hand crank on the side. "It's a pasta...
  • Howard County weddings and engagements

    Sharon and Jerry Kramer, of Ellicott City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Elizabeth Kramer, to Stephen Robert Heussler, son of Robert and the late Marcia Heussler, of Hamden, Conn. Allison E. Kramer and Stephen R. Huessler Sharon and...
  • Johns Hopkins biology professor wins top research award

    Johns Hopkins biology professor wins top research award
    Johns Hopkins University adjunct biology professor Donald Brown has won the 2012 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science for his work in genetics, as well as mentoring young scientists. He is the sixth Hopkins faculty member to win...
  • Bright Minds: Sheri Lewis, global disease surveillance

    Bright Minds: Sheri Lewis, global disease surveillance
    When Sheri Lewis joined APL in 2001 as a public health analyst, an electronic disease surveillance system was just being developed at the lab. The impetus, she recalls, was Sept. 11 and the letters containing anthrax bacteria spores that were mailed the...
  • Aspects of Foose's proposed budget get public support

    Aspects of Foose's proposed budget get public support
    The hiring of a dietitian to aid in student nutrition. The creation of new liaison positions to help minorities succeed. Maintaining funding for science and gifted and talented programs. Those were three aspects of Superintendent Renee Foose's...
  • Student's idea to aid the Chesapeake Bay nets $5,000 grant

    Robert Prettyman walked along the uneven ground surrounding Anne Arundel Community College's resource management building and pointed to soil erosion, storm runoff and other evidence that the area is losing its battle against the elements. "You can see...
  • McDaniel students research African-American cemetery

    McDaniel students research African-American cemetery
    On a steep hillside up the street from an auto repair shop, a group of McDaniel College students are piecing together long-forgotten lives. The students pull back brambles, trim branches and press flour into tombstones carved a century or more ago....
  • End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists

    End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists
    Even as they celebrate clearing a legal hurdle, worries of stem cell research grant money evaporating constantly weigh on scientists like Dr. Ted Dawson, whose projects at Johns Hopkins Hospital have helped inform treatment of neurological diseases like...
  • Q&A with Glenelg basketball player Emily Russo

    Q&A with Glenelg basketball player Emily Russo
    Glenelg guard Emily Russo scored her 1,000th career point earlier this month, and that will stand as the highlight of her basketball season because the 2011-12 All-Metro first-team selection suffered a season-ending knee injury — a torn anterior...