Despite looming budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two massive federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the political turbulence expected over the next several years.
Maryland employers added nearly 25,000 jobs last year, according to new estimates, the best performance since 2006 but one that still leaves the state with more than 80,000 jobs to make up from recessionary losses.
The Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the University of Delaware have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to collaborate on an orthopedic rehabilitation project that will improve rehabilitative care for wounded warriors and civilians.
Even if it means imposing some form of self-censorship when it comes to publications in scientific journals, biomedical researchers must take all reasonable steps to guard against misuse of their work by terrorists
The failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to strike a deal on deficit reduction has left lawmakers scrambling to address a half-dozen bills of major importance to Marylanders, from extending tax breaks to paying Medicare doctors to securing federal money for roads near military bases.
Marylanders from nearly every walk of life could be affected by across-the-board budget cuts starting in 2013 as a result of the congressional supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement to trim the nation's spiraling budget deficits.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has spent most of his 18-year career on Capitol Hill as an outsider. Now, the 85-year-old Western Maryland Republican faces a redrawn and more Democratic-leaning district that could be his greatest political challenge yet.
Its 12 master's students now make use of Photoshop and Flash animation, but as it turns 100 years, the Department of Art As Applied to Medicine at Johns Hopkins still teaches "educating through pictures"
Maryland officials are pitching the state's talent pool —corporate executives, academics and consultants that regularly deal with the federal government — as a resource for supporting existing companies and attracting new ones.
The national study, called Early Autism Risk Longitudinal Investigation, or EARLI, is tracking mothers of autistic children through subsequent pregnancies to try to determine how a combination of genetic and environmental factors might contribute to autism.