Johns Hopkins cancer researcher pursues 30-year dream with tech spinout

Dr. Bert Vogelstein dreams of doctors being able to test patients patients for multiple cancers at their annual physicals, like with any other screening test.

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MICA, Morgan State grads mix mini pancakes and art at Flip Kitchen

Flip Kitchen, which opened earlier this month at 1005 N. Charles St., serves up warm miniature pancake puffs and waffle sticks alongside a rotating collection of art on display.

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Under Armour, industry peers get failing grade for wages paid to factory workers

A recent report included Under Armour Inc. among 19 clothing brands that received a failing grade for being unable to show that is paying a living wage to workers in countries outside of the U.S.

The Clean Clothes Campaign, an alliance of labor unions and non-governmental organizations advocating for human rights, surveyed 20 companies about the wages they are paying. Other brands besides Baltimore-based Under Armour to get a failing grade include competitors Adidas, Nike Inc. and Puma. The only…

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These companies are the finalists for Greater Baltimore’s Healthiest Employers awards

After months of nominations and surveys, it’s time to reveal the finalists for our 2019 Healthiest Employers awards.

These awards honor companies in Greater Baltimore for their efforts to keep their employees healthy and happy in an increasingly stressful workplace. To find our nine finalists, we partnered with Healthiest Employers, which uses an online survey to measure a company’s wellness programming using the Springbuk Health analytics engine.

Once companies filled out the survey, Healthiest…

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Four Baltimore County apartment complexes getting little bit of luxury

The work is part of an ongoing trend in the Baltimore market to upgrade the affordable multi-family developments as thousands of luxury apartments hit the market in the Baltimore metro area.

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Lockheed-led team launches another littoral combat ship, sideways. Here’s the video.

A team led by Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has launched its latest littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, into Wisconsin’s Menominee River.

And, as usual, it was dropped into the waterway sideways — after it was christened by Jodi Greene, deputy under secretary of the U.S. Navy for Policy.

This is the eighth LCS delivered to the Navy, and eight more are in various stages of production and test. Lockheed and Fincantieri Marinette Marine will deliver…

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