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One of the most sobering facts from Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander's long, deep look at the lives of nearly 800 Baltimore children born in the 1970s was this: Only 4 percent of boys and girls from low-income families ended up with a college degree by the time they were 28; kids from a middle-class or affluent background did 10 times better, ... (more)
Jared Wine, 17, of Gaithersburg attaches weights to a bridge made of spaghetti and glue that he helped design and build to test the structure's load-bearing strength during the annual contest Friday that marks the end of the monthlong Engineering Innovation summer camp for high school students at Johns Hopkins University in Rockville.
Inviting a friend to play on a tire swing can be difficult for autistic children, but with special kinds of playgrounds cropping up in Maryland and around the country, it may become easier.
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. - On behalf of its affiliate, the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation , the American Association of Neurological Surgeons is pleased to announce that the NREF has reached agreements with DePuy Synthes Spine and Medtronic who will provide funding in support of the foundation's post-residency, clinical fellowship ... (more)
I arrived in the United States as a fresh college graduate from Nanjing University 14 years ago for higher studies, and ultimately completed my doctorate at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.
L. Michael Brunt, MD, a nationally recognized laparoscopic surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
In I Origins, a Mike Cahill picture, Pitt portrays Ian Gray, a molecular biologist who discovers scientific evidence that might confirm spiritual beliefs in reincarnation.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has named Jacqueline Lee Mok, Ph.D., a its new vice president for academic, faculty and student Affairs.
Matthew Bernstein, 17, and Theodore Weinberg, 18, both recent graduates of Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, have won National Merit Scholarships funded by the college or university of their choice.
He had family members who had survived the Holocaust and felt compelled to fight back at what he perceived as a growing level of anti-Semitism in America.
Emocha Mobile Health Inc. CEO Sebastian Seiguer. Emocha was among the startup companies to receive funding from the Maryland Innovation Initiative in fiscal 2014.
This is a postdoctoral position funded by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
The nine-month, 180-day school year is not a relic of our agrarian past - as many wrongly assume - but rather the legacy of a bygone era when spending hours inside a sweltering, air-conditioning-free classroom was implausible.
Even before the age of digital distractions, people could remember only about 10% of what was said in a face-to-face conversation after a brief distraction, according to a 1987 study that remains a key gauge of conversational recall.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 10:11 pm
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