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  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue. They could amputate and outfit him with a high-tech...
  • Concierge medicine grows in Maryland

    Three years ago, Dr. Wayne Benjamin — then 67 years old — was considering retirement. He was worn out, frustrated with the daily grind of his family medicine practice and the increasing pressure to see "more and more patients in shorter and...
  • Universities press Congress for fewer rules

    Universities press Congress for fewer rules
    Some of the nation's top university officials, including the chancellor of the University System of Maryland, are calling on Congress to roll back what they see as a byzantine and ever-expanding system of federal regulations that is costing schools...
  • Baltimore man helps Christian militia fight ISIS in Iraq

    Baltimore man helps Christian militia fight ISIS in Iraq
    Matthew Van Dyke, the native Baltimorean, self-made freedom fighter and film documentarian, emerged from the shadows last week to report his latest adventure with a Tweet: "I am in #Iraq helping to raise a Christian army to fight #ISIS." Sounds...
  • Valerie A. Linaburg, mill controller

    Valerie A. Linaburg, mill controller
    Valerie A. "Val" Linaburg, controller of Wilkins Rogers Inc., a milling operation, died Friday in her sleep at her Ellicott City home. She was 60. The daughter of Joseph Attenborough, an insurance adjuster, and Barbara Attenborough, an office worker,...
  • 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...
  • Wolfgang E. 'Wolf' Thormann

    Wolfgang E. 'Wolf' Thormann
    Wolfgang E. "Wolf" Thormann, former professor and chairman of the department of modern languages at Goucher College and a lifelong Francophile, died Monday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of heart failure. He was 90. "The students loved him, and he...
  • 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...
  • Johns Hopkins lacrosse player found dead in dorm

    Johns Hopkins lacrosse player found dead in dorm
    Just getting accepted to Johns Hopkins University was an accomplishment for Jeremy Huber. Getting recruited to play lacrosse for a program that has won nine national championships was another thing entirely. “He was literally living out his...
  • Changes taking shape at Rotunda complex

    Changes taking shape at Rotunda complex
    The profile of a new residential component in North Baltimore has pretty much taken shape over the past few months. Since 1971, we've called it the Rotunda. Before that, the 700 block of W. 40th St. was the old Maryland Casualty Co., a Baltimore-born...
  • What makes a great Super Bowl ad? A story

    What makes a great Super Bowl ad? A story
    What makes a great Super Bowl ad? Sexy celebrities? A great soundtrack? Slapstick humor? Puppies? The answer, according to Johns Hopkins University professor Keith A. Quesenberry, is a good story. Quesenberry published a study that looked at more than...