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TEDCO names stem cell research grantees

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. announced the names of Maryland-based scientists who will receive grants from the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund’s $12.4 million FY 2012 budget. The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission reviewed 179 grant applications before recommending 40 ...

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Bay meeting to focus on environment, human health

Environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and how they can affect human health are the subject of a two-day conference in Baltimore. The conference begins Monday at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Scientists from ...

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Scientists see red on NASA cuts of Mars missions

WASHINGTON — NASA said Monday it’s not giving up on Mars, but it’ll have to get there later and at a lower price. Earlier this month, the president’s budget canceled joint U.S.-European robotic missions to Mars in 2016 and 2018. ...

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Scientists question anthrax attack findings

HAGERSTOWN — Three scientists say they’re preparing a research paper questioning the government’s conclusion that an Army microbiologist at Fort Detrick in Frederick was the sole perpetrator of the 2001 anthrax attacks. Louisiana State University epidemiologist Martin Hugh-Jones said Monday ...

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Space scientist accused of spying reaches plea deal

WASHINGTON — A government space scientist accused of trying to sell secrets to Israel has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Attorneys involved in the case declined to discuss the agreement Stewart David Nozette reached. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman ...

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Greenebaum Cancer Center recertified

The University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center has won renewal of its National Cancer Institute designation for five years, along with $7.6 million in new federal funding for cancer research. The Greenebaum Cancer Center was first named ...

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Safety matches security at renovated Fort Detrick lab

FREDERICK — Cutting-edge technology is matched by high-tech security at a newly renovated Army biodefense laboratory, officials said Wednesday during a tour of the research suite at Fort Detrick. Scientists working with the world’s deadliest pathogens are monitored by video ...

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College Park scientists developing movement technology

Scientists at the University of Maryland, College Park say they are making progress in developing a non-invasive, sensor-lined cap with neural interface software that could be used to control computers, robotic prosthetic limbs, motorized wheelchairs and even digital avatars. “We ...

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Virginia scientists to spy on bay oysters

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Attention Chesapeake Bay oysters: Big Brother will soon be watching you. To determine how valuable a foodstuff oysters are to blue crabs and finfish, scientists will place the celebrated mollusk under surveillance this summer. Virginia Institute ...

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