RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Biology

A collection of news and information related to Biology published by this site and its partners.

Top Biology Articles

Displaying items 49-60
  • As Md. bear hunt nears 10th year, state biologist reflects on its impact

    As Md. bear hunt nears 10th year, state biologist reflects on its impact
    With the 10th year of the modern Maryland bear hunt approaching, state bear biologist Harry Spiker, who has managed the hunt since its return after a 51-year absence, reflected in an interview with The Baltimore Sun on what happened when the hunt...
  • College Lines

    WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Washington College in Chestertown has announced its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. Dean's List students are recognized for their academic excellence and have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the semester....
  • Catonsville teen named Maryland Zoo's Volunteer of the Year

    Catonsville teen named Maryland Zoo's Volunteer of the Year
    While some of his teenage peers spent their summers hanging out at the pool and playing sports, Catonsville resident Patrick McMann spent his past three vacations from school cleaning cages and working with wild animals. Late last month, his efforts...
  • Marginal gains in Howard schools' HSA scores

    Marginal gains in Howard schools' HSA scores
    The Maryland State Department of Education this week released high school assessment scores, and graduating seniors in Howard County had marginal changes in their scores, performing only fractionally better than their peers across the state. In the...
  • Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools

    Unusual collaboration at UMES, Salisbury benefits both schools
    Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major. Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
  • Varsity Q&A with Howard linebacker Mac Lee

    Varsity Q&A with Howard linebacker Mac Lee
    Howard middle linebacker Mac Lee is a thinking man's football player. A student of the game, the senior who wants to become a doctor enjoys the mental challenge of the game as much as the physical one. He likes to dissect every play and estimates he...
  • Catherine F. Richardson, holly collector

    Catherine F. Richardson, holly collector
    Catherine F. Richardson, a homemaker who filled the yard of her Ruxton home with her holly collection, died Aug. 14 of heart failure at Roland Park Place. She was 94. The daughter of a Marine Corps band leader and a homemaker, Catherine Foote was born in...
  • Wilde Lake High student to spend junior year studying in Morocco

    Wilde Lake High student to spend junior year studying in Morocco
    Charis Ramsing will watch her former Wilde Lake High classmates return to school next week, having already told them she's transferring elsewhere for a year. The rising junior from Columbia doesn't begin classes at her new school until next month, and...
  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
  • Baby boomers and low testosterone: Is there a stem cell solution?

    Baby boomers and low testosterone: Is there a stem cell solution?
    Aging baby boomers are increasingly turning to testosterone prescriptions in a bid to stay healthy and boost their vitality. But the therapy has some health risks for men. Recently, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have...
  • Research looks at how to better fight breast cancer in African-American women

    Research looks at how to better fight breast cancer in African-American women
    It is well documented that African-American women with breast cancer are more likely to have a more aggressive type of the disease that kills them, but why remains a mystery. The answers may be found one day soon, as researchers focus more on the genetic...
  • Starting over but keeping the memories close

    Starting over but keeping the memories close
    When her husband of 30 years died in 2004, Rosalie Lijinsky decided she no longer wanted to live in the 3,000-square-foot home they had shared with their daughter in the Columbia neighborhood of Hickory Ridge. She sold the house the same year for $720,...