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.
The Meyerhoff Scholars program has been called the “gold standard” for providing a path into STEM research for underrepresented students in the field.
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.
For the first time in 217 years, a Japanese emperor will cede his place on the imperial throne.
Payments from tobacco companies help support health care for low-income people served by state Medicaid programs.
Congestion pricing forces users to reevaluate their travel patterns.
Defining a standard to identify partisan – and possibly illegal – gerrymandering.
Despite conservation efforts, the global rate of loss of tropical forests is accelerating, reaching a 15-year high in 2016.