Maryland's largest public research campuses will share a school of public health, collaborate on new programs in Montgomery County and make joint efforts to convert research to business as part of a strategic alliance approved Thursday by the state university system's governing board.
If Maryland is to take advantage of its potential in biotechnology, nanotechnology, bioinformatics and other cutting edge fields, it needs to make the 'strategic alliance' between its College Park and Baltimore campuses a success.
The Conscious Mother: Years ago I was on a business trip and noticed an itchy foot rash when I got out of the shower. With no extra time to find a store and purchase an anti-itch cream, I had to improvise.
Over the past 50 years, we have gone from major league athletes having offseason jobs to young athletes often having no offseason at all, from parents sticking their heads out the backdoor to call their children home from play to rushing out the door to make the next officially sanctioned event.
By By Dr. Richard Hinton and Special to The Baltimore Sun
I am surprised that the Times (Feb. 15) would endorse the medical marijuana bill favored by State Del. Dan Morhaim (HB1158) and not endorse the medical marijuana bill (HB1024) favored by Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Orioles pitchers Jim Johnson and Zach Britton will ease into spring training. With the right-handed reliever dealing with lower-back discomfort and the lefty starter experiencing shoulder inflammation, both pitchers will be limited at the start of spring training.
Running back Ricky Williams has told Ravens officials that he is retiring, according to sources. But the team is leaving the door open for the 34-year-old to return in 2012 should he change his mind, which is a possibility.