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UMCP ranks high among Big Ten on new college scorecard (access required)

University of Maryland College Park Campus. MF-D 8/31/06.

Graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park tend to earn higher salaries and have less student debt than their peers at other schools in the Big Ten conference, according to a new tool from the U.S. Department of Education. ...

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UMD team gets $1 million from NASA to develop battery (access required)

One thing that no deep-space mission needs is a battery that could burst into flames. But lithium-ion batteries — found in everything from cell phones and laptops and to jumbo jets — can do just that if they fail; just ...

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JHU and UMD crave more (processing) power

Seventeen million gigabytes. That’s the storage capacity of a new, high-capacity, 19,000-processor computing center set to open later this month at the edge of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus. The facility, known as the Maryland Advance Research Computing Center, ...

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Startup will develop UMB disease-detection technology (access required)

The University of Maryland, Baltimore has spawned a new startup that will use genome research to target inflammatory bowel ailments such as Crohn's disease. Technology developed by two doctors from the Institute for Genome Sciences at the university's medical school looks at the genomes of bacteria in the human gut to detect diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's.

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