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Dow Spending $2.5M To Bring Chemistry Event To Md.

Dow Chemical Co. is spending $2.5 million to bring the International Chemistry Olympiad to the U.S. for the second time in the event’s 44-year-history.

09/20/2011

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Naval Academy Hopes To Meet Math And Science Goal

The U.S. Naval Academy’s academic dean says the school should be close to meeting a Navy directive to graduate 65 percent of its naval officers in the class of 2013 with technical degrees in science, technology, engineering or math.

08/03/2011

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Hands-On Summer Science Program Has Baltimore Kids Excited

The four-week long summer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program has Baltimore city kids creating their own science projects.

07/29/2011

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Algae Study Harris 1st Bill, Votes To Limit EPA

Maryland Rep. Andy Harris’ first bill, which would reauthorize the study of algae blooms and dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay, made it out of a subcommittee a day after he voted to limit the power of the federal Environmental Protection Agency to enforce the Clean Water Act.

07/15/2011

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It’s Harvest Time For Md. Oyster Gardeners

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says it’s time for oyster gardeners to start pulling up their cages.

05/21/2011

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Smithsonian To Preserve Great Barrier Reef Cells

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute is helping to build a frozen repository of living coral cells from the Great Barrier Reef that could restore a species in the future.

05/18/2011

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More Women Are Pursuing Fields In STEM

When it comes to science, technology, engineering and math, it seems girls rule. Like never before, these fields are attracting more and more young women into the field, and many are getting their start in high school.

03/18/2011

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Scientists Release Report On 2001 Anthrax Attacks

University of Maryland School of Medicine scientists have published the first paper based on their investigation into the anthrax attacks of 2001.

03/07/2011

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‘Critter Girl’ Takes Science Into The Classroom

Dawn Getzandanner, elementary science teacher specialist for Frederick County Public Schools, uses living organisms to get kids excited about learning.

03/07/2011

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Howard Co. Science Classes Take Rube Goldberg Challenge

Teachers are always looking for new ways to enhance students’ skills. Some Howard County instructors found a unique teaching method, and it appears to be very hands on.

03/04/2011

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Sulfuric Acid Spilled In Science Lab

Hazmat crews rushed to the CCBC-Essex campus for a science lab accident Tuesday.

03/02/2011

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Test Scores Show Baltimore City Students Are Falling Behind In Science

New test scores released from the U.S. Department of Education show Baltimore City students are lagging behind other big district schools when it comes to science. Now city school leaders are on a mission to turn that around.

02/24/2011

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