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What butterflies and stink bugs have in common

You could describe butterflies and stink bugs as the "Beauty and the Beast" of the insect world, on opposite ends of the attractiveness spectrum.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 11:18am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, stinkbug, butterfly, Mike Raupp, bugs, michelle basch

How to get rid of evergreen-eating bagworms

Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 07:17am EDT

Tags: bagworms, trees, Mike Raupp, insects, bugs,

2012 a mixed bag for area universities and tech transfer efforts

Despite spending $5.2 million more on research in 2012 than in 2011, George Mason University experienced a year-over-year decline in executed licenses and options, startups, invention disclosures, patents issued, new patent applications and license revenue.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 02:54pm EDT

Tags: George Mason University, Georgetown University,

Gansler pushes for Md. proceedings in ACC lawsuit

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is asking the state's highest court to order that a lawsuit over the University of Maryland's withdrawal from the Atlantic Coast Conference proceed.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 08:18pm EDT

Tags: Doug Gansler, ACC, big ten, courts

Unlike adult use, teen pot smoking causes long-term damage

Adolescents who smoke pot regularly may suffer long-term problems, including permanent brain damage. However, according to a study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the same isn't true for adult smokers.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 06:11am EDT

Tags: pot, marijuana, Asaf Keller, Kathy Stewart, teen marijuana use

University of Maryland announces Lacy-Smith Award

The University of Maryland has announced the creation of an annual award that will be given to a sports journalist or broadcaster who has made "significant contributions to racial and gender equality in sports."

Monday - 07/29/2013, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: Jackie Robinson, mlb, Sam Lacy, Wendell Smith, sports journalism

Top colleges list is more than just ranking

It's a hot topic for parents and high school seniors every year: The Forbes' ranking of America's Top Colleges. But just what does "top" mean?

Friday - 07/26/2013, 06:01am EDT

Tags: Forbes, top colleges, University of Virginia, Hank Silverberg

Fungicides contribute to declining honeybee populations

A surprising study shows fungicides may contribute to what's killing honeybees.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: honeybee, fungicide

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