Biologist Jeffrey Gardner explains why alcohol is a key ingredient in hand sanitizer, and why he doesn’t recommend making your own supply at home.
After three months of studies, the vaccine her team developed is about to enter a phase I clinical trial, a crucial hurdle on the way to FDA approval.
The details of your fingerprints are influenced by many other factors besides genes.
Flavorings long used to make tobacco products and e-cigarettes palatable — and particularly alluring to children — may also actually harm tissue.
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.
Benyam Kinde ’10, biological sciences, is one of 10 students in 2011 to be named a Gilliam Fellow by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Kinde, who was UMBC’s 2010 valedictorian and a...
To come up with this year’s list of the city’s top doctors, Baltimore magazine asked 5,500 physicians who they would choose to send their family members to see in...