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  • Vaccination Nation

    Vaccination Nation
    We all know the scene: a cold, sterile room; sleeve rolled up to expose the soft flesh of the forearm or shoulder; the smell of iodine; the sight of the alarming circle-covered-by-throwing-star shape that denotes biohazardous waste—“sharps.” And we all know that there are few things more invasive than a needle piercing our skin, injecting a mysterious concoction of virus and chemicals into our flesh. We fear them viscerally for their violation of our bodies and intellectually for the chemicals they contain. 
  • A disappearing island shows what rising sea levels mean for the Chesapeake Bay

    My trusty handheld GPS helps keep me safe while kayaking, letting me know precisely where I am on a map. But bringing it along on kayaking trips, it turns out, can serve more than my own personal safety: It's also a useful tool to map the land-devouring...

    A Baltimore lab aims to take the science of growing clean, healthy salt-water fish to the global marketplace

    The wood-grilled whole dorado, at $34, is the highest-priced dish on the current menu at Pazo, the casually elegant restaurant in Fells Point in Baltimore. Executive chef Mario Cano Catalan gushes about the restaurant's specimens of the high-value...

    Following the path of drones from Obama's hit list to Johns Hopkins University

    Consider the scenario: Here in Baltimore, terrorists have a safe house, a van, a storage unit or two. They have a target. Could be the Inner Harbor or a convention that's in town. Maybe it's the Port of Baltimore, where about $50 billion of foreign...

    Jack W. Schneider's show explores the color scheme of 1980s America

    Jack W. Schneider Through Dec. 22   Green may be the color of our era. We talk now about "going green" to mean living in a more environmentally friendly way. And while this metaphorical use of the color has become big business-bringing in the other...