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  • Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials

    Record competition for stem cell grants means tough choices for state officials
    The competition for Maryland's stem cell research grants will be stiffer than ever as applications flood in next month, forcing officials to be more selective even as scientists worry that the state's fiscal problems and a new administration in Annapolis may mean smaller budgets in the future.
  • A son advocates for his fellow millennials

    A son advocates for his fellow millennials
    Dad, Thank you for inviting me to do this generational dialogue. It is easier for you to extract lessons from the history of your generation than it is for me to offer prescriptions for the future of mine. It is simply impossible to know what the...

    After 10 years, few payoffs from Gates' 'Grand Challenges'

    SEATTLE When he took the stage this fall to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his signature global health research initiative, Bill Gates used the word "naive" four times to describe himself and his charitable foundation. It was a surprising admission...

    East Catholic Student Recognized For Efforts To Feed The Poor Worldwide

    East Catholic High School student Grace Mazzarella recently received the 2014 Better Business Bureau's student ethics award and scholarship for her commitment to community service. Mazzarella, a 17-year-old senior from Tolland, brought the Feeding...

    Last-minute moves to boost financial aid

    Financial aid filing season starts right after the New Year's holiday and if you hope to get financial aid to pay for college next year, there is still some time left to maximize what you can get. But first make sure your hopes are realistic. At the high...