| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Though the balance of evidence supports the idea that genetically modified foods are safe to eat and don't harm the environment, a few reports have suggested otherwise. Here are three of them.
•French scientists reported in September that rats fed a...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America.
Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday.
The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Reflecting growing interest in -- or at least curiosity about -- online education, U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its first rankings of fully online college and graduate degree programs. The magazine has for decades ranked more traditional.....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Marianna Inga Burt, an attorney who represented children, died of cardiovascular disease March 12 at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 80 and lived in the Tuscany-Canterbury section of North Baltimore.
Born Marianna Koenig in Hoganas, Sweden, she was...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 2:23 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one third of breast cancer survivors experience fatigue that can affect their quality of life, but a small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some lost vitality.
After three months of twice-weekly yoga...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Clif Bar Family Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding granted in U.S....
| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Governor Christine Gregoire said that budget shortfalls in Washington are forcing her to undo her legacy of public service.
“I’m dismantling much of what I’ve built my entire career,” Gregoire said in an exclusive interview. ...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 3:03 PM
America's favorite senior citizen, Betty White, is now an honorary Washington State University alumna.
WSU Provost Warwick Bayly presented White, 89, with a white doctor's coat at the Washington State Veterinary Medical Associations' (WSVMA) gala earlier...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:18 PM
The president of Washington State University, Elson S. Floyd, recently apologized to a bevy of students unable to get their financial aid due to a computer glitch.
Floyd wrote in an open letter that he wanted to "express (a) sincere apology" to...