| Apr 14, 2008
The first thing you notice upon entering the tidy white room is the pervasive smell of formaldehyde.
Then you see four people in lab coats cutting into an enormous, dripping elephant's heart. A few feet away is a table strewed with a human head, feet and...
| Mar 22, 2009
There are certain inevitabilities to any figure skating competition. Plastic-wrapped flowers and stuffed animals will be thrown onto the ice. The audience will gasp at a botched triple Lutz, then break into mild applause for encouragement's sake. A gangly...
| Jul 22, 2009
John Barry, the unpretentious Midwesterner who made a San Diego product called WD-40 into a national sensation by "breaking all the Harvard Business School rules," died July 3 at a skilled nursing facility in La Jolla of pulmonary fibrosis. He was 84....
| Nov 20, 2009
Jeanne-Claude, whose collaboration with her husband Christo in creating massive environmental works of art such as the 24-mile-long "Running Fence" in California in the 1970s attracted worldwide attention for decades, has died. She was 74.
| Jun 16, 2005
HAMILTON, Canada — The invitation curled from her fax machine, a courtly question scrawled above the signature of a man whose name she did not recognize.
"Would you be willing to collaborate with me on studying the brain of Albert Einstein?"
| Aug 17, 2005
Rich, creamy root beers, spicy-hot ginger ales, pithy citrus drinks with real tang, complex, herb-scented colas -- they're all out there, along with surprising one-of-a-kind fizzies in flavors as diverse as spruce, Key lime and espresso. This is the new...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:52 AM
The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay.
Not only should it not be built so close to their...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:18 PM
JAMES CITY – The inability to recycle more plastics has exposed a growing rift between a local plastics industrialist and the regional solid waste collection utility.
Recently, James City, York and Poquoson all agreed to a new service agreement...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A veteran soybean breeder says he and his peers are making progress on new high-oleic soybeans that will be popular for both food and nonfood uses.
We're going to put the high-oleic trait up and down the United States. It will be a better soybean,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:51 PM
John Franzone Jr., founder of a Hunt Valley plastics manufacturing company who combined his love of the outdoors with flying, died July 19 of heart failure at his Timonium home. He was 93.
The son of parents from Italy and Scotland, John Franzone Jr. was...
| Jul 1, 2013
George R. Frank, a Baltimore businessman, packaging executive and philanthropist, died Friday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
He was 88.
"George was serious, had his principles, knew what he wanted and worked very...