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  • Around Broadneck: Of fairy shrimp and peepers – the vernal pools of Corcoran Woods

    Around Broadneck: Of fairy shrimp and peepers – the vernal pools of Corcoran Woods
    When Anne Arundel Community College professor Susan Lamont takes a stroll in Corcoran Woods, it is no casual jaunt. The professor, a member of the biology department, pulls on a pair of sterilized, heavy-duty knee-high rubber boots. Accompanied by...
  • The frivolous taking of life

    The frivolous taking of life
    You may have seen the startling bus and metro ads around town that warn, "What does JHU have that 98 percent of medical schools don't? Live animal labs." That's right. Johns Hopkins and the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga...
  • Spacecraft in last days before crashing into Mercury

    Spacecraft in last days before crashing into Mercury
    After orbiting Mercury for more than four years, NASA’s Messenger spacecraft has run out of propellant and is expected to crash into Mercury’s surface on April 30. As of Thursday Messenger was in orbit 5.1 miles above the surface of Mercury....
  • Happening Saturday: Freddie Gray protests

    Happening Saturday: Freddie Gray protests
    As you may have seen in our continuing coverage, the city has been filled with protests over the death of Freddie Gray, and today is no different. There are two separate protests, one that starts at the Western District police office at 1 p.m. Another ...
  • Johns Hopkins students oppose 'hypothetical' Chick-fil-A

    Johns Hopkins students oppose 'hypothetical' Chick-fil-A
    The Student Government Association of Johns Hopkins University has voted against having a Chick-fil-A on its campus. Not that anyone's planning to put one there.   The resolution, which was passed on Tuesday by a vote of 18-to-8, voiced the SGA's non-...
  • Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs

    Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs
    Wondering whether to take a chance and invest in a company that's about to go public? You might want to tune in to Twitter, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say. The chatter on Twitter and other social media channels is already being mined to...
  • Second tuberculosis case confirmed in Baltimore County

    A Baltimore County resident affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, the second case reported in the county this week. County health officials announced the case Friday...
  • Elections too long, costly

    I have heard from a number of my friends that if the 2016 presidential ticket pit a Clinton against a Bush, then they plan to sit this one out. I don't blame them. I think many of us are suffering from Clinton-Bush fatigue. Do we really want another...
  • Cutting edge imagery for pets

    Cutting edge imagery for pets
    We read with interest Cheryl Lewis-Arnold's letter about veterinary imaging services in Maryland ("MRIs for pets aren't so novel," April 18). It is certainly true that imaging techniques have been used in veterinary practice for some time, and that...
  • Women likely to face 24-hour waiting period for abortion

    Women likely to face 24-hour waiting period for abortion
    Women who want an abortion in Florida will have to wait 24 hours under a bill that passed the House on Wednesday. The Senate will likely vote on its version of the bill, which mirrors the House's, on Friday. It is expected to pass. The law would...
  • Vicki A. Margolis

    Vicki A. Margolis
    Vicki A. Margolis, a corporate attorney who also performed leading roles in local theater, died of breast cancer April 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Quarry Lake resident was 50. Born in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Burt Margolis,...