Billions of dollars are spent each year researching a cure for cancer, but those fighting the disease often see an immediate financial burden.
A heart doctor and Ivy League university president who also plays the saxophone and flute was named the next leader of the Smithsonian Institution on Monday, combining his love of the arts and sciences at the world’s largest museum and research complex.
The dead of winter turns into training season for many avid runners waiting for the Maryland Half Marathon this spring. It’s part of WJZ’s Continuing Community Commitment.
The head of science research at the Smithsonian Institution has announced she is stepping down after four years in the post.
Johns Hopkins University spent $2.1 billion on research and development in the fiscal year that ended in 2012, making it the top-ranked U.S. institution in research spending.
With most of its 137 million objects kept behind the scenes or in a faraway museum, the Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more of its massive collection accessible to schools, researchers and the public worldwide.
A national panel of experts is calling for action after taking a closer look at concussions in young athletes.
You may have noticed an unusual sight over the Baltimore area in the last few days—a Navy balloon hovering in the sky.
Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough will retire next year from leading the world’s largest museum and research complex, he announced Wednesday.
Organic and sustainable farming are among the areas that will be studied at a 365-acre farm recently acquired by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for use as an agricultural research facility.
For those who have ever wondered if their ancestors were war heroes or war prisoners, Debra Hoffman, professional genealogist, will provide the tools to uncover the stories of Civil War soldiers buried in family lines.
A research reform advocacy group is asking the Pentagon to investigate an Army contractor that uses animals for combat casualty training.