Science

12:01pm

Mon July 23, 2012
NASA LAUNCH

NASA launches rocket from Va facility

ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — NASA has launched a rocket carrying an inflatable heat-shield technology demonstration flight from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The agency says a Black Brant XI sounding rocket carrying the Inflatable Reentry Vehicle Experiment was launched Monday morning. It's projected to splash down about 100 miles east of Cape Hatteras, NC.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

2:47pm

Fri May 18, 2012
Medical Innovation

O'Malley to discuss medical innovation jobs

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gov. Martin O'Malley will be discussing how to create jobs through medical innovation.

The Maryland governor is attending a forum in Baltimore on Friday. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin also are scheduled to attend.

The forum, which will take place at the University of Maryland, Baltimore BioPark, is being co-sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and the Maryland chapter of We Work for Health.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

2:51pm

Mon May 14, 2012
Bay-Human Health

Bay meeting to focus on environment, human health

BALTIMORE (AP) — Environmental problems in the Chesapeake Bay and how they can affect human health are the subject of a two-day conference in Baltimore.

The conference begins Monday at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Scientists from the University System of Maryland and policy makers from state and federal agencies will discuss environmental issues related to human health including harmful algal blooms and toxic substances in bay waters.

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