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  • Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger

    Tiny plastic microbeads are a big danger
    As far back as the 1970s, the dangerous nature of plastics in our global waterways was well known. Images of turtles and birds entangled in soda six-pack liners heightened our awareness of the impact of plastic waste products on marine life. Now, there'...
  • NASA space probe sends back first pictures of Pluto in 2015

    NASA space probe sends back first pictures of Pluto in 2015
    NASA's New Horizons space probe has sent back some new images of the dwarf planet Pluto and its largest moon Charon as seen from more than 126,000 miles away. Over the coming months, the grand piano sized spacecraft will take thousands of pictures...
  • Mikulski proposes lifting NIH spending caps

    Mikulski proposes lifting NIH spending caps
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, a longtime advocate for the National Institutes of Health, offered new details on Thursday of legislation she has introduced to increase funding for medical research -- adding her voice to a growing debate in...
  • Earnest juggle: From pampering press to changing Pampers

    WASHINGTON Josh Earnest may have one of the hardest jobs in Washington. No, it's not his role as White House press secretary, but being a father. Earnest became a father in August 2014, just weeks after assuming the pressure-cooker job as White House...
  • Exhibit of Artist Raoul Middleman's self-portraits opens at MICA

    Exhibit of Artist Raoul Middleman's self-portraits opens at MICA
    The first thing Raoul Middleman paints is his eye. He paints his right eye, to be precise, in a self-portrait that the Baltimore-born artist created while looking into a mirror. First there's a horizontal brown smudge that forms the upper rim of the eye...
  • Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal

    Exelon must show regulators that Pepco merger is a good deal
    Opponents and supporters of a proposed utility merger involving Exelon Corp., the parent of Baltimore Gas & Electric Co., began a calculated dance before Maryland regulators last week, with some hoping to sink the deal and others hoping to sweeten it....
  • Royal Caribbean cruise ship scrubbed clean in Baltimore after 200 fall sick

    Royal Caribbean cruise ship scrubbed clean in Baltimore after 200 fall sick
    Cleaning crews spent much of Monday and Tuesday scrubbing down a cruise ship docked in Baltimore and the port's cruise terminal after a nasty little virus treated more than 200 passengers and crew members to bouts of diarrhea and vomiting. The newly...
  • Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium

    Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium
    Feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem, Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe and the creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog are among the scheduled speakers at Johns Hopkins University's 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium. Steinem, the Ms....
  • House Republicans propose changes for NIH, FDA

    House Republicans propose changes for NIH, FDA
    House Republicans are considering significant changes to the way billions of dollars in National Institutes of Health grants are awarded to research institutions under a proposal intended to speed medical breakthroughs. The proposal, which Republican...
  • Funding young scientists

    Funding young scientists
    This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
  • Tabb all-state field hockey standout Courtney King to play at Johns Hopkins University

    Tabb all-state field hockey standout Courtney King to play at Johns Hopkins University
    Courtney King, who earned Group 4A all-state field hockey honors in helping Tabb High win the state championship, has committed to play at Johns Hopkins University. King, who played defense and midfield, had 13 goals and 14 assists for the Tigers and...