Johns Hopkins University was the top spender among U.S. universities on research and development in fiscal 2017, marking the 39th consecutive year the Baltimore institution has led the list, according to an annual assessment by the National Science Foundation.
During a time when fewer young people are regularly attending church, St. John the Evangelist is among the churches that have introduced special ministries and programs to engage a younger generation and a new wave of immigrants.
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have discovered that a bacterial protein interferes with an infected cell's ability to respond to and repair DNA, a problem that can cause cancer.
Frequent use of digital media may be associated with the development of ADHD symptoms in adolescence but more research is needed to know if the association is causal. The study is based on 2,587 Los Angeles County high school students who were tracked over two years.
Dr. Darrell A. Jaques, a retired Baltimore head and neck surgeon who earlier had been a combat surgeon during the Vietnam War, died June 4 from complications of coronary artery disease at Brookdale Olney Assisted Senior Living in Olney. He was 88.
Someone shot and killed my nephew last month in Park Heights. He was 26. Like so many other black Baltimore families, I guess it was our turn to huddle outside of the entrance to Sinai Hospital’s emergency room. To look though Justin Fenton’s Twitter feed for confirmation, a hint of wtf happened.
Wallace Loh, president of the University of Maryland College Park, commissioned a bias-response team to address instances of hateful speech and actions. Driven in part by their restive student bodies, many college administrations around the country have introduced speech codes to their universities. While UMD and Mr. Loh have long refused them, Mr. Loh's other efforts could nevertheless end up restricting free speech on campus.
Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson appeared poised to be confirmed as the nation's next Housing secretary after breezing through a confirmation hearing on Thursday and largely avoiding difficult questions about the agency he hopes to oversee.
Advocates for low-income housing voiced concern Monday about President-elect Donald Trump's decision to tap Dr. Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon who has little experience with housing policy.
Barbara Pash Milsten, an accomplished Baltimore writer and editor who was known and respected for her versatility and unflappability and for never missing a deadline, died Friday from lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Pikesville resident was 75.