Starting around this time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten sweltering inside of cars each summer. A group of Johns Hopkins University students may have found a way to ensure parents remember even a silently sleeping baby.
Judy Derbyshire started teaching math at Southampton Middle School in the fall of 1973 and has been teaching there ever since. This makes her one of 10 active Harford County Public Schools teachers to have taught for 40 years, and just one of two to have spent all 40 years at the same school.
As you move through the ordinary activities of your everyday life, you're leaving an electronic trail rich in data about your whereabouts, your interests and your relationships. That's information of keen interest — and not only to marketers. As recent revelations about two National Security Agency surveillance programs show, at least some of those digital details are being collected and analyzed by the government.
The Baltimore area produces a lot of research, but the region is merely middling when it comes to patenting innovations. A new report suggests that high-profile efforts at change haven't taken hold yet.