A Facebook page helps rescue a missing cockapoo.
In January, when Ellicott City resident Janet West realized her dog, Winston, was missing, she did what any concerned owner would do—wrote on her Facebook page.
"I felt helpless, so I posted on my...
An increasing number of patients are writing blogs to stay in touch, aid in treatment, and even raise money.
Spirited, high-pitched yelps of Norwegian are coming from the game room at the Hackerman-Patz House across the street from Sinai Hospital.
"He's playing Donkey Kong," explains Silje Lokeng, whose...
Bob Parsons, the local founder of domain name giant Go Daddy, is having way too much fun.
Bob Parsons has a saying he's fond of: "We're not here for a long time. We're here for a good time." So when the CEO and founder of Go Daddy, the world's largest Internet domain registrar and web-...
Who has it. Who's lost it. And how to get it.
Delegate Keiffer Mitchell Jr. is at a cafe, being interviewed for this story, when his cell phone rings. "Hang on a sec, I've got to take this," he says. He leans away and answers the phone. He's...
Phil Wiser’s dramatic and unlikely ascent has taken him from Hammerjacks to Silicon Valley.
Phil Wiser was a senior at Eastern Vo-Tech and something of a science geek in 1984. But Wiser wasn’t your typical nerd, with his long hair and confident swagger. In fact, he was class president and...
An intrepid group of techies hopes to bring a revolutionary Google service to Baltimore.
It all started with a Facebook message. On February 10, media tech podcaster Patrick Roanhouse sent a message imploring some of the finest technological minds in Baltimore to "Tweet the mayor. Call...
Why more people over 45 are joining the social networking site.
When Colleen McKenna Slavin's teenagers told her she was a "Facebook loser" because she only had seven Facebook friends, she sat down at her computer and got to work. Twenty-four hours later, the 48-...
Two Hopkins freshmen uncover something fishy about their seafood.
Kate Stoeckle and Louisa Strauss really love sushi. They like it so much that they conducted a major scientific experiment on their favorite food.
While still juniors at Trinity School in Manhattan,...
While others discarded DNA clues in rape cases before a database existed, this pathologist saw the future.
Thirty years ago, police had few investigative tools for tracking down the perpetrators of sexual assaults, particularly stranger rapes when a victim may never see her assailant's face. So when a...
U.S. troops have found a new Band-Aid for the IED: CeraTech's high-performance concrete.
As U.S. ground troops in Iraq well know, the devil lives in garbage bags, soft drink cans, even animal carcasses. This is where insurgents are hiding IEDs, or improvised explosive devices: bombs...