27 min ago
At Least 1 Trapped In Parking Garage Collapse Outside Mall In Bethesda
Montgomery County fire and rescue officials say a parking garage has partially collapsed outside a shopping mall in Bethesda, and at least one person is trapped.
1 hr ago
What Makes Us Feel an Itch? Answer Surprises Scientists
Scientists experimenting in mice may have found the culprit: A molecule used by the heart is pulling double duty, sending a message to the spinal cord that ultimately produces that familiar tickle on our skin .
2 hrs ago
'Universal' flu vaccine effective in animals
Under the microscope, they look like simple jacks, with eight spikes jutting out of a central ball.
9 hrs ago
Sesame Workshop partnering with educational publisher Teaching Strategies
Proclaiming that "it's time for the positive impact of Sesame 's educational content to be felt in schools as well," Sesame Workshop on Tuesday announced a multi-year partnership between Sesame Street and Teaching Strategies, a Bethesda, Md.-based educational publishing company.
Wed May 22, 2013
Runners Support Capital Crescent Trail with 'Save the Trail' 5K
Opponents of building the Purple Line along the Capital Crescent Trail will be out in full force this Saturday morning for the annual "Save the Trail" 5-kilometer run along the shaded trail through the woods.
Having Both Migraines, Depression May Mean Smaller Brain
Migraines and depression can each cause a great deal of suffering, but new research indicates the combination of the two may be linked to something else entirely -- a smaller brain.
Some 100 Species of Fungus Live on Our Feet
There's a fungus among us -a hundred different species in fact-and nearly all take up residence on our feet, according to a study that appears in the journal Nature this week.
Feet home to more than 100 fungi
Fungi live all over the human body, but their favourite spots are the heel, under toenails and between the toes, according to a US study.
OnContact CRM Wins ISM 2013 Top 15 CRM Software Award
WorkWise, LLC announced today that its OnContact CRM application was selected by ISM Inc., Customer-Centric Business Strategic Advisors, as a Top 15 CRM Enterprise and Small & Medium Business Software Award for 2013*. This is the thirteenth time that ISM has selected OnContact CRM to its Top 15 Award roster.
For the young, cracked cellphones speak volumes
Brittany Lofton spots them all the time: teens and college students clutching their beat-up cellphones, with cracks spider-webbed across the screens.
Tue May 21, 2013
More blasting scheduled in Bethesda
Excavation will begin in about six weeks on the 43,000-square-foot mixed-use project at 8300 Wisconsin Ave.
$280M Pledged for Purple Line Construction, Private Dollars Still Needed
Transit advocates got a mixed bag of news about the Purple Line, a proposed light rail system that would connect Montgomery and Prince George's Counties.
Crime Summary: North Bethesda Swindlers Sought, Aspen Hill Armed Robbery Reported
Police said a person near North Bethesda was swindled out of a substantial amount of money in a fraud scheme reported May 3, 2013 in the 12000 block of Rockville Pike.
Mon May 20, 2013
A lecture on black holes
"Do you guys know what is on the other side of those things?" a member of the audience inquired at the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, referring to one of the most popular and identifiable phenomena of outer space; black holes .
Bethesda, Chevy Chase Crime: Commercial, Residential Burglaries; Thefts from Vehicles
The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department in its summary of major crimes occurring in the county between April 27 and May 7. The mention of an arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
Sun May 19, 2013
Corridor Cities Transitway, Traffic Relief in the Distance for Commuters
By Nicole Macon, Capital News Service When Margie Weaver accepted a job in North Bethesda, she didn't think much about driving 42 miles from her home in Unionville to her workplace-until a trip she thought would take her about 45 minutes took up to two and a half hours in traffic on Interstate 270.
Sat May 18, 2013
How the Sequester is Killing Healthcare Jobs
And the pain doesn't stop there - the sequester cuts are already making healthcare harder to obtain for some Medicare patients.
Fri May 17, 2013
Report: Settlement Reached Between Potomac Man Jailed in Cuba and Bethesda-Based Employer
Potomac resident Alan Gross-who has been in a Cuban prison for nearly three and one-half years-has "settled a negligence suit accusing his employer of mishandling risks associated with his mission" in Cuba, Bloomberg Businessweek reported .