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  • Medical Studies: Magical Mushrooms Or The Death Of Us?

    Medical Studies: Magical Mushrooms Or The Death Of Us?
    As you get older your interest in medical studies tends to increase. This is because you now have stuff wrong with you, or are interested in knowing more about stuff that you will have wrong with you. A common complaint about medical studies is that...
  • William A. Seiler III, real estate developer

    William A. Seiler III, real estate developer
    William A. Seiler III, a retired real estate developer who was a U.S. Professional Tennis Association coach and umpire, died in his sleep of liver failure Aug. 30 at his Monkton home. He was 80. Born in Baltimore and raised on Tunbridge Road in Homeland,...
  • Prostate cancer month events, resources

    Prostate cancer month events, resources
    A selection of events, resources and medical institutions. Events Free prostate screening 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Good Health Center at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, 5601 Loch Raven Blvd., Baltimore. Registration is required. To make an...
  • Vincent J. Salkoski, city math teacher

    Vincent J. Salkoski, city math teacher
    Vincent J. Salkoski, who taught mathematics in Baltimore public schools and was a World War II veteran, died Sept. 3 of heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. Vincent Joseph Salkoski was born in Baltimore and raised in Curtis Bay,...
  • Related story: 'Star-Spangled Banner': Anthem was once a song of drinking and sex

    Related story: 'Star-Spangled Banner': Anthem was once a song of drinking and sex
    Americans this weekend will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the poem that became the nation’s national anthem, a bit of verse written by a pro-slavery lawyer put to the melody of a British song┬áthat praised drinking and sex. Oh, say what?...
  • Philip Filner, molecular biologist

    Philip Filner, molecular biologist
    Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...
  • UM has received other large donations in recent years

    UM has received other large donations in recent years
    The $31 million donation to the University of Maryland, College Park on Friday from a computer tech millionaire was the largest donation in the history of the university, but there have been others nearly as big. The university has received three $30...
  • Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking

    Towson University works to curb longstanding issues with drinking
    One Towson University student drank so much alcohol he was unable to speak and threw up "without a pause" before passing out outside a nearby apartment complex, according to an anguished email his mother sent to university officials. Another student...
  • Harvard receives largest-ever gift, $350 million for public health

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Harvard University has received the largest donation in its history, the school announced on Monday: $350 million from the Morningside Foundation to the School of Public Health. The donation is unrestricted, and will support...
  • Analysis: Tsunami of sovereign funds threatens world markets, say investors

    LONDON (Reuters) - With returns on government bonds at rock-bottom prices, sovereign wealth funds are muscling into stock markets and other higher-yielding assets like real estate at a rate that private investors warn could destabilize the world economy....