| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:57 PM
Scientists who study sleep understand that light has a dark side, because it can interrupt natural rhythms, causing the mood and learning problems that go with lack of rest. Johns Hopkins University researchers have taken the understanding a step...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people die of malaria every year, most of them in Africa. Dr. Eddy C. Agbo wants people to get diagnosed quickly and easily — right in their homes — so they can seek treatment.
The barrier to quick and easy diagnoses...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Howard County students continue to outperform their fellow students across the state when it comes to required High School Assessment exams.
In Howard County, 97 percent of graduating seniors passed the HSAs in 2012, according to the school system,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Spontaneous applause erupted as the names of 4-H'ers were called Thursday evening, Aug. 9, at the Howard County Fair as youths and their families gathered for the annual potluck dinner and awards.
One by one, kids carrying the rabbit project went up to...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Recently, people who would benefit from the Maryland DREAM Act rallied in Baltimore outside the Fallon Federal Building, which houses the local office of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. In Spanish and English, the speakers told...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Calling all kids interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related activities? The first annual HoCo STEM Festival is June 9, 1 to 4 p.m., at Howard Community College.
This free community event is the brainchild of the Committee to...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 12:38 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
I always worry, as I dust off the syllabus and prepare my fall course at Salisbury University — will the final exam show up?
Storms along their 4,000-mile migration corridor or conditions on their sub-Arctic nesting grounds might delay the wild...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:05 PM
At James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., several Carroll County residents recently served as first-year orientation guides — known on campus as "FROGs" — as part of the university's orientation team.
Included among them were Ashley...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 7:10 PM
More than 500 people took time from their Labor Day weekend to fill Big Baker Chapel at McDaniel College on Sept. 1, paying respects at a memorial service for the late Dr. Sam Case.
Case, 70, a longtime Westminster resident, died Aug. 22 at Carroll...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Paul J. Prosser III, of White Hall, owns one bull listed in the 2012 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in Saint Joseph, Mo. Issued in both the spring and fall, the new report features the latest performance...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:03 PM
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...