As officials investigate how the nurses contracted Ebola despite following safety guidelines, caregivers in Maryland are examining if they have the training and equipment to protect themselves should the virus travel here.
Seeking to allay fears after an Ebola patient was transported to Bethesda, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Friday state public health officials are on guard to contain the virus, though they will likely see more scares and possible cases.
An arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving $5.8 million to Baltimore company Profectus BioSciences for its efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine.
A spacecraft circling Mercury has captured the first photos of ice deep inside polar craters on Mercury, strengthening confirmation that such pockets exist and helping to further explain how they have evolved.
A community group based in North Baltimore has attracted more than 900 supporters and nearly $17,000 in donations to the Baltimore Broadband Coalition, which seeks to attract broadband investment here.
Forty health care workers in Mali are receiving a vaccine that guards against the Ebola virus as a University of Maryland School of Medicine center launches the first human trials of the experimental vaccine.
Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.
A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Millennial Media executives of hiding information that reflected poorly on the company, and, once released publicly, sent the company's stock price tumbling.
While Maryland health officials urged caregivers this week to be alert for possible Ebola virus cases, they were also quick to emphasize there are other – perhaps more contagious – pathogens for which they are also monitoring.
Officials at one of the hospitals, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, determined late Friday that their patient had malaria, not Ebola, hospital officials said in a statement late Friday.
Officials at Washington, D.C. area hospitals ruled out Ebola in two patients who were suspected of having the deadly virus as national and local health authorities sought to reassure the public that they were prepared for an outbreak.
When Digital Harbor High School teacher Andrew Coy offered his students a chance to learn web design a few years ago, he quickly realized those sorts of extracurricular activities were lacking, even at the tech-savvy institution in Federal Hill.
Maryland public health officials are putting caregivers — from Baltimore's major teaching hospitals to strip-mall urgent care centers to ambulances — on heightened alert for signs of Ebola as details emerge about missteps in Dallas where a man with the deadly virus was initially sent home from a hospital.
A biography of former Baltimore banker Ed Hale is set to detail his rise from a Sparrows Point upbringing to exploits in real estate, sports business and banking – working covertly for the CIA and surviving plane crashes along the way.
An Inner Harbor ice rink is set to open by Nov. 21, and an ongoing fundraising effort will determine how large it will be, according to the Waterfront Partnership.
A near doubling in Under Armour's stock price over the past year helped drive CEO Kevin Plank past Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in the Forbes 400 and into the top half of the list of the richest Americans.
A NASA Goddard-led mission to study why some hurricanes strengthen and others fall apart will embark on its last venture over the Atlantic this weekend – though, as has been the case for much of the past few years, there won't be much to explore.
A state investigation into whether social networking websites Facebook and OkCupid broke Maryland law by experimenting on their users raises questions about how companies use the depth of information available on Internet users and whether they are doing so ethically.
Millennial Media has agreed to buy Boston-based mobile advertising technology company Nexage for $107.5 million in cash and stock, the companies said Tuesday.
About 30,000 low-income Maryland families, half of them in the Baltimore region, have signed up for $10-a-month Internet service, Comcast Corp. officials said Tuesday as they promoted broadened access to the program in its fourth year.
Public murals are one way Baltimore artists are increasingly exposing the masses to their work, but on Saturday at Johns Hopkins University, painters shared more than that – they showed how art is made.
As health officials fail to contain West Africa's Ebola outbreak, hospitals in Baltimore and across the U.S. are readying space and equipment for what some consider an inevitability – the arrival of the deadly virus here.
Maryland is the 15th-happiest state in the nation and the happiest East Coast state, in part because perhaps "money can indeed buy happiness" to some degree, according to financial information website WalletHub.
A satellite that has been speeding toward Mars for the past 10 months slammed on the brakes last night, gliding into the red planet's gravity field to spend a year studying its atmosphere – and collect evidence it might once have supported life.
It hasn't been brewed in Maryland since 1996, and now, National Bohemian beer likely won't even be American — the iconic local brew is among those a Russian company is acquiring in a deal to buy Pabst Brewing Co.
Baltimore author Tom Clancy's widow is battling her late husband's lawyer over $6 million in taxes she says she shouldn't owe on her share of Clancy's $82 million estate, which includes a World War II tank, a $65 million stake in the Orioles and a mansion on the Chesapeake Bay.
Two people who stayed at an Econo Lodge in northern Ocean City this summer have tested positive for Legionnaires' disease and low levels of Legionella bacteria were found in the hotel's water pipes, Worcester County health officials said.
Law professor Jonathan Rapping, whose organization Gideon's Promise is in the midst of helping Maryland's public defender system revamp itself, is among 21 winners of $625,000 MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants announced Tuesday.
Annapolis biodefense company PharmAthene Inc. has formed a strategic alliance with Florida-based Nanotherapeutics Inc. to collaborate on development of a nerve agent treatment and other products.
The Royal Navy ship whose "bombs bursting in air" inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" two centuries ago may have been discovered in Arctic waters Sunday.
Allegany County prosecutors dropped sexual assault charges against Dr. William Dando on Tuesday, citing the "he said, she said" nature of the case and his agreement to stop practicing medicine.
A Toshiba data center has moved into the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins, collaborating with the medical institution's radiation oncology department to improve treatment of patients with head and neck or lung cancers.
A swimmer drowned Tuesday in Ocean City after being pulled in by a rip current amid dangerous conditions caused by Hurricane Cristobal in the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean City Beach Patrol officials said.
Former Johns Hopkins surgeon Dr. Ben Carson has been named chairman of the board of Frederick biotechnology company Vaccinogen Inc., which also announced Monday it received a commitment of up to $80 million from a Swedish investor.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, research suggests that female animals' sexual preferences may launch an evolutionary process that eventually leads to creation of new species.
As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial next week, businesses leaders are capitalizing on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and on the chance to showcase the city in three live national television broadcasts.
Households carry a common community of bacteria on doorknobs, counters and floors, and on the bodies of humans and pets, according to a study.
Longtime Catonsville physician William Dando kept a past rape conviction secret from state health regulators for years despite repeated opportunities for scrutiny.
When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyber attack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton – and a two-year old startup in Federal Hill – to shore up defenses.
NASA's Messenger mission to Mercury will crash in March, but Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab scientists are collecting valuable detailed data as the spacecraft nears the planet's surface.
Attendees of Saturday's preseason Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium are encouraged to avoid Interstate 95 close to downtown because of ongoing road work in both the northbound and southbound lanes.
A second patient at a Western Maryland urgent care center is accusing Dr. William Dando, a former Catonsville family practitioner, of sexually assaulting her, according to a lawsuit filed in Allegany County.
The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday.
Sharon Hrynkow and the Baltimore-based Global Virus Network aim to address challenges in treatment and prepare for pandemics of Ebola, influenza, chikungunya and other viruses.
Millennial Media's losses widened five-fold in the second quarter of the year, missing Wall Street estimates and sending shares down 9 percent in after-hours trading.
About 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from a rooftop generator at Bond Street Wharf into the Fells Point harbor Sunday, Maryland environmental officials said.
Physicians, public health officials and mental health advocates hope the death of Robin Williams will bring new attention to suicide, the little-discussed and less-understood phenomenon that now ranks among the top 10 causes of death in the United States.
For Maryland's two largest cities on the Chesapeake, flooding that once occurred just a day or two in any given year is increasingly common – more so than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration study.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University and four other prominent institutions will spend the next five years trying to turn a theoretical "next-generation" form of encryption into a practical way to better protect software from hackers.
Osiris Therapeutics cut its quarterly losses in half as it more than doubled sales of its stem cell-based medical treatments used in wound care and sports medicine, but it widely missed Wall Street analysts' expectations.
Comcast is making more poor families eligible for a program offering $10-a-month broadband Internet access, and it's offering them a period of free service as part of a back-to-school promotion.
The Maryland lab responsible for confirming and tracking epidemics of dangerous pathogens, infectious diseases and bioterrorism agents will move this fall from a facility dating to the Nixon administration to a new one that is the latest addition to a massive East Baltimore revitalization effort.
Public health officials have but one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa – quarantine – but as the disease nonetheless continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons.
Maryland companies including Merkle, Millennial Media, Ciena, Micros Systems and Laureate Education sponsor H-1B visas for foreign workers because they say there aren't enough qualified Americans for high-tech jobs.
Health insurers refunded more $17 million to Marylanders last year because of a rule in the Affordable Care Act limiting how much the companies can spend on overhead costs as opposed to providing care, according to federal data.
Marylanders are urged to be wary of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus, and now, chikungunya after that virus was reported in a Florida man, according to the CDC.
Storms and Hurricane Arthur disrupted preparations for some Fourth of July celebrations, some of which were shifted to Saturday instead.
Tessco Technologies Inc. sales grew slightly in its fiscal first quarter, but profits shrunk 14 percent based on higher costs, the Hunt Valley company said Wednesday afternoon.
The $190 million settlement for former patients of Dr. Nikita Levy may be eye-popping, but it won't overwhelm the wealthy Johns Hopkins Health System.
Johns Hopkins Hospital reached a "tentative agreement" early Tuesday morning on a new contract with the labor union that represents 2,000 of its service workers, ending months of contentious wage negotiations that included a three-day strike in April.
Tropical Storm Arthur is forecast brush the mid-Atlantic coast on the Fourth of July, while a cold front could deliver storms and heavy downpours.
Storms bringing downpours and an intense flurry of lightning destroyed a church steeple, caved in the roof of a Middle River home and closed the Walters Art Museum for the day Thursday, amid another deluge in a season that has already raised concerns about flooding and erosion.
Baltimore startup Bitsie is seeking to boost uptake of digital currency bitcoin, beyond local businesses like bar Bad Decisions.
A front of cool, dry air and moisture from Tropical Storm Arthur are forecast to converge over the mid-Atlantic Thursday and Friday, bringing storms and heavy rain – but helping to clear out heat and humidity for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Inside a three-story Victorian home in Towson, police said they found Baltimore County's first functional MDMA lab, producing a drug more commonly known as the trendy club drug "Molly."
Maryland health officials reported Wednesday the summer's first heat-related deaths in Maryland, a woman in Harford County and a man in Baltimore County.
A planned power plant in Fairfield that environmental groups and local schoolchildren have protested faces millions of dollars in fines and has been ordered to halt construction because organizers didn't buy enough emissions credits to offset air pollution the facility will create, according to state officials.
Silicon Valley software giant Oracle Corp. announced a deal Monday to buy Micros Systems for $5.3 billion, eyeing the Columbia firm for its niche supplying technology to hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world.
When a Virgin Galactic plane designed for space tourism eventually launches, a Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory experiment studying magnetic activity will be on board.
The revelation that a former Catonsville doctor accused of an alleged sexual assault previously went to prison for rape has lit a fire under lawmakers and regulators who plan to ensure the state screens physicians it licenses, a measure that has failed and been ignored in recent years.
If a patient in Maryland wants to learn more about complaints or concerns about their doctor, there is little that can be made public under state law. But that's not the case in all states.
The season's first brief heat wave peaked at 96 degrees in Baltimore on Wednesday, missing one record but threatening another, and temperatures are expected to wane Thursday into the weekend.
The Maryland Board of Physicians on Thursday upheld its decision to suspend Dr. William Dando's medical license based on his indictment in Allegany County for sexual assault.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Ravens players Jacoby Jones and Justin Tucker and crowds of local children for a workout at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday – and it was broadcast on national television.
Dr. William Dando pleaded not guilty and is requesting a jury trial on charges he sexually assaulted a female patient at an urgent care center near Cumberland, according to court records updated Monday.
State health officials Thursday launched an investigation into how Dr. William Dando was allowed to practice medicine in Maryland given a rape conviction on his record, and suspended his medical license for sexual assault charges in Allegany County.
State health officials won't say how an Allegany County doctor accused of sexually assaulting a patient obtained a medical license, given a rape conviction on his record. But the state's top health official acknowledged that it's likely because they weren't aware of it.
The practitioner of a shuttered Catonsville laser surgery center who was convicted of raping a woman at gunpoint in 1987 was indicted by an Allegany County grand jury last week for sexually assaulting a patient behind locked doors.
Towson gynecologist Dr. John Yacoub pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally dispensing narcotic painkillers to his girlfriend and two others, according to federal court documents.
A $1 million investment from a state economic development fund, which officials called the largest in the fund's history, is luring software company Salsa Labs and its 50 employees to Maryland.