In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court has ruled that partisan gerrymandering is not unconstitutional. The issue is a political one, according to the court, not a legal one.
Researchers are still learning how race-related social experiences and physical environments affect health, illness, and mortality.
Watch the full lifespan of a dragonfly in this animation created by UMBC designer Layla Thompson-Koch.
UMBC researchers are tackling disparities related to healthcare and changing the way people around the world access health technologies.
In the aftermath of two “1000-year” floods in three years, can experts, officials, and residents agree on a way to prevent the next big one while preserving this historic...
Recovery from the flooding in Ellicott City has been long and difficult, and communities have often been left with more questions than answers....
Since its founding in 1772, Ellicott City “has come in for an inordinate amount of disasters from floods, fires and railroad wrecks,”
Using new technology, a UMBC researcher and her colleague have been able to sequence the first full genetic sequences that code for spider glue proteins.
With antibiotic resistance becoming a major threat, figuring out how resistance to antibiotics emerges and spreads among bacterial populations will be increasingly important.
At a moment when there is a longstanding heated debate over how artists and pop culture figures should engage in social activism, the life and career of musical legend Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington offers a model of how to do it right.