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  • Alarming declines seen in frogs, salamanders

    Alarming declines seen in frogs, salamanders
    Some of springtime's more notable heralds appear to be fading away, as a new study finds frogs, toads and salamanders disappearing at an alarming rate across the United States. In what they say is the first analysis of its kind, scientists with the U.S....
  • Six to be added to Edgewood High School Hall of Fame

    Six to be added to Edgewood High School Hall of Fame
    Six people will be added to the Edgewood High School Hall of Fame during afternoon and evening ceremonies to be held at the school on Wednesday, June 5. The six will join 20 others inducted during the first two years of the program which honors alumni,...
  • Long Reach senior pioneering environmental efforts

    Long Reach senior pioneering environmental efforts
    As a sophomore at Long Reach High School in Columbia, Rhea Malik did a science project on the composition rate of Styrofoam trays used in the school's cafeteria. She learned that when composted, the trays, well, didn't compost. "They practically don't...
  • Harford exceeds state in 2011 graduation rate, HSA passing scores

    Harford exceeds state in 2011 graduation rate, HSA passing scores
    Harford County's Class of 2011 scores on the annual High School Assessments were among the highest in the state and above the state average, according to figures released recently. In Harford County, 94.8 percent of students met the HSA requirement,...
  • Intellectual dishonesty at the heart of abortion law

    Intellectual dishonesty at the heart of abortion law
    It is long past time to question the appalling intellectual dishonesty that has led us to kill 55 million children through abortion in the past 40 years. We must, as a matter of justice, find better solutions to difficult pregnancies. Civilized...
  • Harford family goes from despair to hope after son's harsh diagnosis

    January 2001 was a happy time for Dan and Tina Carson, of Havre de Grace. It's the month their second child, and first son, was born. Mark Carson was welcomed not only by his dad and mom, but also by Dan and Tina's first born, daughter Sarah. The young...
  • School of Medicine dean headlines BWI Business Partnership breakfast

    The BWI Business Partnership's Signature Breakfast will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m., at the Westin BWI Airport Hotel, 1110 Old Elkridge Landing Road, in Linthicum Heights. Featured speaker at the breakfast will be E. Albert Reece,...
  • In Carroll, Outdoor School's 'cultural tradition' may face budget reality

    In Carroll, Outdoor School's 'cultural tradition' may face budget reality
    Sixth-graders from West Middle School in Carroll County scoured the Bear Branch stream one recent morning in search of aquatic life in the dead of winter. Nathan Grella said the contents of his bucket did not appear promising. "We just got leaves and...
  • U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine

    U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine
    Scientists at the nation's leading research institutions are warning that continued uncertainty over federal funding could lead to a brain drain that will undermine the country's global status in medicine. With funding at the National Institutes of...
  • 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...
  • Margaret H. Abbott, genetics researcher

    Margaret H. Abbott, genetics researcher
    Margaret Hawkins Abbott, a retired Johns Hopkins Medical School genetics researcher who investigated families with inherited conditions for nearly five decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 1 at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 89 and lived in...
  • 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...