| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Those who think the government shouldn't be promoting energy innovation have short memories.
The federal government's satellite and ballistic missile program spillovers are what brought us Silicon Valley. The energy program spillovers are going to...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The Navy announced the award a Connecticut shipyard a $2 billion award to research and develop the next class of ballistic missile submarines late Friday.
Groton, Conn.,-based General Dynamics Electric Boat will lead the Ohio-class replacement...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When County Executive David Craig won election, I recall hearing him articulate his vision for our county.
Essentially, what I heard him say, was that he wanted to develop the kind of county where all of its citizens could live, work and...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Facebook's shares plummeted as much as 11% in after-hours trading after the social network released its first-ever earnings report that showed it met revenue expectations but was spending heavily.
The Menlo Park, Calif., company reported quarterly...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Your next smartphone screen or TV display might be brighter, the synthetic oil in your car might perform better and computer chips might be more durable — all thanks to minuscule particles that are starting to be manufactured in Baltimore....
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:51 AM
St. John Properties, Inc. has initiated construction on 6170 and 6160 Guardian Gateway, two new single-story, Class A office buildings in the Government and Technology Enterprise (The GATE) project, a 416-acre business community inside Aberdeen Proving...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Attorneys for the Johns Hopkins University on Monday filed a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit claiming the university is violating a land-use agreement it signed with a Montgomery County family more than 20 years ago.
Elizabeth Beall Banks and...
| Mar 19, 2013
Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines.
Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jul 10, 2012
Zinc oxide would be the perfect sunscreen ingredient if the resulting product didn't look quite so silly. Thick, white and pasty, it once was seen mostly on lifeguards, surfers and others who needed serious sun protection.
But when the sunscreens are...
| Nov 18, 2012
When Gail Folena-Wasserman joined Gaithersburg biotechnology startup MedImmune in 1991, she was its first employee in research and development, and dreamed of what the company might be "when it grew up."
Two decades later, the senior vice president for...