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  • California's drought and D.C.'s dry solutions

    California's drought and D.C.'s dry solutions
    Masquerading as a response to California's drought, a bill to waive environmental protections and divert more water to Central Valley agriculture passed the Republican-controlled House in February and is now going to conference to be reconciled with a...
  • Instead of half-and-half in your coffee, how about butter and eggs?

    Instead of half-and-half in your coffee, how about butter and eggs?
    A Los Angeles-based company called Coffee Blocks is hoping you'll reach past the half-and-half and instead give butter, coconut oil and egg yolks a try in your morning brew.  The company, started by former athletes Tom Meredith, Steven Kiefer and Chad...
  • Road salt makes male butterflies brawnier, females brainier

    Road salt makes male butterflies brawnier, females brainier
    It may be a distant memory as the height of summer approaches, but all that roadside salt laid down in the winter in the icy, snowy parts of the U.S. is changing the bodies and brains of butterflies in strange ways, says a team of scientists at the...
  • Fractl markets digital content globally from Delray base

    Nick Santillo, president of Fractl, keeps an open door policy at his digital content marketing agency. The chic industrial loft space has few walls and no cubicles. Walls limit accessibility with divisions and artificial hierarchies, he said. The process...
  • Caroline Peterson: Identify GMO foods on labels so we will know what we eat

    Caroline Peterson: Identify GMO foods on labels so we will know what we eat
    Americans on average eat between 3 to 5 pounds of food per day. Food is the center of our lives; most activities are scheduled around food, new diets are advertised everywhere, and you can buy food on almost any street corner. With food being such a large...
  • Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers

    Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers
    By 9 a.m., Jack Motter had been planting peas for hours. He pushed a two-wheeled contraption that deposited a seed every few inches along neat rows at Ellwood Canyon Farms, just outside Santa Barbara. As clouds gathered overhead, he picked up the pace...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Readies IPO for Network 18 Subsidiary

    LONDON -- After announcing plans to acquire a controlling stake in media conglomerate Network18 last week, billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is planning to list its home shopping network HomeShop18 on the New York Stock Exchange....
  • Gray wolf gains endangered species protections in California

    California has largely escaped two decades of controversy surrounding the resurgence of wolves in the West, but the state stepped firmly into the fray Wednesday as wildlife officials voted to extend endangered species protections to gray wolves....
  • Time to evaluate magnet programs in Harford schools [Editorial]

    The newest of the magnet programs for advanced high school students in Harford County saw its first class of graduates earn their diplomas this spring. At North Harford High School, the 35 students enrolled in the Natural Resources and Agricultural...
  • Annapolis police officer not guilty of assault

    Annapolis police officer not guilty of assault
    A high-ranking Annapolis police officer was found not guilty Tuesday of assaulting his wife at their home in Easton. Capt. Christopher A. Amoia was charged with second-degree assault on April 4. Easton police said the alleged victim told police the...
  • More Maryland gardeners are turning to their native roots

    More Maryland gardeners are turning to their native roots
    When Kay McConnell's daughter moved with the rest of her classmates into Friends School's new middle-school building, the kids seemed out of sorts in the unfamiliar space. It was as if they missed the coziness of the cramped quarters that had been their...