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  • Typhoid Mary case may be cracked, a century later

    Typhoid Mary case may be cracked, a century later
    When Typhoid Mary died in 1938, in medical exile on a tiny New York island, she took untold numbers of Salmonella typhi to her grave. No one knew how the bacteria managed to thrive and not kill her. A team of microbiologists from Stanford University and...
  • Retrospective follows Sam Francis' color evolution

    Retrospective follows Sam Francis' color evolution
    Galaxies of color. Organic, graphic and cellular forms. Image-defining, contemplative white space. Pasadena Museum of California Art is celebrating the work of pre-eminent 20th century abstract artist Sam Francis, known for his eloquent use of color and...
  • Richard H. Morrow, 81, Johns Hopkins public health professor

    Dr. Richard Harold Morrow Jr., a physician and Johns Hopkins public health official and who had worked in Ghana and Uganda, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 17 at his home in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County. He was 81. Hopkins colleagues...
  • Edgar Allan Poe statue may go up -- in Boston

    In the long and fruitful afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe, the city of Boston is closer to celebrating the author as one of its own. The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston is hoping to install a bronze statue of Poe near Boylston and Charles Streets. In...
  • Kids Read & Write program: week three

    Kids Read & Write program: week three
    This summer, Printers Row Journal invited kids aged 5-16 to submit reviews of their favorite summer reads. Here's what young writers had to say. Watch for more in the coming weeks. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantry

     A bloody day at Antietam for the Peninsula's 32nd Virginia Infantry
    When the bloodiest day in American history finally ended, many units battered by the brutal Battle of Antietam found themselves reeling from once unthinkable numbers of dead and wounded. But few on either side of the fiercely contested western...
  • Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'

    Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'
    Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors' ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The...
  • 'The Wind Rises': Five things to know about Miyazaki's new movie

    Across the Pacific, Hayao Miyazaki has already created a hit and a conversation piece with “The Wind Rises,” his look at the early days of aviation and the fictionalized formative years of Japan's Zero airplane creator Jiro Horikoshi as he...
  • Malaria, a scourge that we can defeat

    Malaria, a scourge that we can defeat
    Malaria is an enormous and tragic problem — that can be beat. It takes the life of a child every minute in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a million people die from malaria each year. It also stifles economic development, as malaria prevents children from...
  • The Bronte Society corrects a grave error

    Anne Bronte, younger sister of Charlotte and Emily, has a new gravestone, the BBC reported Tuesday. The new plaque corrects a 164-year-old error on the original.  Anne, author of the novels "Agnes Grey" and "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" as well as a...
  • Henryton demolition approved

    The Board of Public Works gave the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene the green light Wednesday to move forward with the emergency demolition of 18 vacant buildings at the Henryton State Hospital Center in Carroll County. The center, which...