Research

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Johns Hopkins No. 1 In U.S. Research Spending

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.

12/10/2013

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Smithsonian Makes Push In 3D Imaging Of Artifacts

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.

11/13/2013

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Call For Action: Report Stresses Need For More Research On Concussions In Youth Sports

A national panel of experts is calling for action after taking a closer look at concussions in young athletes.

10/31/2013

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Eye In The Sky: Navy Research Blimp Hovering Over Maryland

You may have noticed an unusual sight over the Baltimore area in the last few days—a Navy balloon hovering in the sky.

09/27/2013

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Smithsonian Chief To Retire In 2014 After 6 Years

Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough will retire next year from leading the world’s largest museum and research complex, he announced Wednesday.

09/18/2013

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UMES Acquires Farm For Agricultural Research

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.

04/25/2013

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Genealogist To Offer Tips On Civil War Research

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.

03/13/2013

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Research Activists Seek Probe Of Army Contractor

A research reform advocacy group is asking the Pentagon to investigate an Army contractor that uses animals for combat casualty training.

12/13/2012

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Research Shows Best Times To Do Certain Activities

There are specific times of day when people do various activities best.

11/05/2012

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$2 Million Prize Offered For Blindness Research

Singer Art Garfunkel and two others are offering a $2 million prize to the person or group that does the most to end blindness over the next eight years.

10/22/2012

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Montgomery Co. Researches Food Recovery Initiative

The Montgomery County Council plans to appoint a work group to research a program aimed at redistributing unused food to the hungry.

10/10/2012

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Saturday’s 5K Walk & Run At Oriole Park Aims To Raise Money For Lung Cancer Research

A history-making event takes place at Camden Yards on Saturday. But this one doesn’t have anything to do with baseball. It’s all about saving lives.

09/21/2012

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