Scientists are using a crab virus akin to the common cold, computer models of ocean currents and tides, and genetic analysis of crustaceans from Massachusetts to Argentina to figure out just how much different populations of swimming crabs have in common.
Ellicott City’s economic future is intrinsically tied to its past. With so much riding on the authenticity and heritage of this community, it was with profound concern that Preservation Maryland learned of Howard County’s rushed plan to address flooding by demolishing large portions of Main Street.
Rob Hiaasen's wryly observant writing style and his generous mentoring of young journalists assured him of a role in several newsrooms, from The Baltimore Sun to, most recently, The Capital Gazette, where he tragically was killed along with colleagues on Thursday.
Huntington's disease is an inherited brain disorder that is always fatal, but some researchers at Johns Hopkins believe they have made a big discovery about how the disease progresses -- and they may stop it
Laureate Education, a Baltimore-based company that owns and operates universities around the world, became a public company again on Wednesday, raising about $490 million in its initial public offering.
Baltimore-based Laureate Education, which operates universities around the world, is dusting off plans to go public again, despite an array of challenges, including shifting regulatory regimes in key foreign markets, student lawsuits, a corruption investigation tied to a Turkish university and a whistleblower complaint about its accounting practices.
The tradition of everyone trying to vote in person on one day are long gone, and appropriately so. We should be doing all we can in America to make it easier and more accommodating for people to practice one of our nation's most fundamental rights — the right to vote.
As opioid-related overdose deaths continue to rise across the state, some who treat addiction are criticizing a move by the state to cut off access to a drug treatment that is used by thousands of patients and considered effective.
Living with mom or dad again — or the in-laws — after years of independence isn't for everyone, but such living arrangements are becoming more common as the U.S. population ages and Americans live longer. There appear to be no studies showing how frequently it occurs, but many retirement communities in Maryland and elsewhere are seeing older children move into the same communities as their parents, sometimes even the same units.
When Baltimore-based Laureate Education filed for an initial public offering last week, it disclosed $4.7 billion in debt that has been cutting into the company's bottom line, with hundreds of millions in losses over the last several years.
With the state publishing draft regulations for medical marijuana, and an infrastructure for distributing it coming into view, Marylanders who suffer from chronic pain or debilitating disease could gain access to the drug before the end of the year.
Michelle Elizabeth Saunders, a product of West Friendship Elementary, Marriotts Ridge High School and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Salisbury State University has just completed her Masters Degree at the University of Alabama.
Joseph Vincent Ridgely, a retired university professor who studied 19th Century Southern writers and was an Edgar Allen Poe scholar, died of complications of atrial fibrillation Sept. 27 in Silver Spring. The long time Roland Park resident was 93.
It seems that many minorities do not give back to their communities to help develop the next generation pursue STEM fields, or that many minority kids are turned away from STEM fields because they do not believe it is possible to be successful in these fields. If our society wants to see more minorities in STEM fields then we as a whole have to contribute and not put the entire burden on the education system to train the next generation of minorities in STEM fields.
Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park announced partnerships this week with a Silicon Valley-based startup to offer new online-only certificates in fields like data science and cybersecurity.
Strobist.com, which teaches photographers how to get quality results with small flashes called strobes, currently pulls in three million page views and 250,000 unique visitors a month. Every day, 3,000 people embark on Hobby's free Lighting 101 online course. Those numbers led Time magazine to name the site one of its top 25 blogs in 2010.
Four presidents at public research universities made a collective $9.2 million in fiscal year 2012, with the top earner of the group making much of his money because he was fired, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Radiation Oncologist Mohan Suntha was named Thursday as the president of the newly created University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, officials announced as the merger of the two entities is finalized.