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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Budget short of what Patrick wanted
The Senate approved a $34 billion budget late Thursday night on par with spending agreed to in the House, but $800 million less than Gov.
Fri May 24, 2013
Silicon Mechanics awards Tufts Univerity a complete high-performance computer cluster
Tufts will use the cluster as a key component of an exciting, multidisciplinary effort to transform the way biological pattern formation is investigated.
The Swellesley Report
Wellesley High alum/Tufts pre-med grad leads team to national softball championship
Congrats to 2009 Wellesley High School grad Rebecca DiBiase , who captained this spring's Division III national champion softball team from Tufts University, where she just graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa as a pre-med student.
Thu May 23, 2013
Sloane: Help 9 Million Students Now or Pay Medicaid Later
The myth is that the U.S. should be doing a better job of preparing underprivileged high school students, so they can win scholarships to Yale, Harvard and other top schools.
10 Historic Homes to Be Honored Thursday
The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission will honor 10 homes Thursday night at the 2013 Somerville Preservation Awards ceremony.
Senate motors through budget amendments
Tacking on special commissions and bumping up spending in areas across the nearly $33.9 billion budget proposal, the Senate on Wednesday charged through more than half the 725 amendments before it during its first day of annual budget deliberations.
Turmeric - A fierce superfood spice that melts away body fat and defeats insulin resistance
Besides garnering attention as a a veritable fountain of youth, cancer tamer and fibromyalgia remedy, turmeric has proven itself to be a formidable weight loss superfood as well.
Largest Donor to Harvard Doubles Gift to Wyss Institute
Swiss billionaire HansjA rg Wyss matched his record-breaking $125 million donation to the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering Tuesday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Food & Drug Packaging
23 New England Colleges join effort to reduce food waste
Twenty-three colleges and universities in New England have joined an EPA effort to cut the amount of food that goes to waste.
Juried Art Show at TCNJ to Feature Work by Students and Teachers
ART, INNOVATION, IDEAS: Faith Ringgold will be one of four artists and teachers judging submissions from local students to The College of New Jersey's exhibition, "Art, Innovation and Ideas," opening Sunday June 2. Students from high schools in Princeton and Lawrenceville will be featured in the TCNJ art gallery.
Tue May 21, 2013
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong not so racist after all as survey errors revealed
Hong Kong and Bangladesh may not be as racist as suggested by the world map on racial tolerance published last week.
Health sites too complex, full of cliches: study
The importance of health literacy hit home for Lisa Gualtieri when a Cambodian refugee diagnosed with cancer asked her to act as a patient advocate.
Mon May 20, 2013
Printable Bionic Ear Melds Electronics and Biology
Scientists at Princeton University used off-the-shelf printing tools to create a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability.
Psychologist Claude M. Steele to Deliver Tufts Commencement Today
Tufts University celebrates its commencement Sunday. Ceremonies begin at 9 a.m., and Claude M. Steele, a Stanford psychologist who specializes in stereotypes, will deliver the commencement address.
Newer whooping cough vaccine not as protective
A newer version of the whooping cough vaccine doesn't protect kids as well as the original, which was phased out in the 1990s because of safety concerns, according to a new study.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Veterinarians graduate from Tufts University
Veterinarians have served in the U.S. Army since the days of George Washington. Once they served as farriers for cavalry horses.
Sat May 18, 2013
Five Things: Somerville High School Foundation Raffle, Tufts Softball Team Graduates
2) Tufts Softball Team Graduates The Tufts softball team will miss Sunday's commencement because they'll be playing in the NCAA Division III College World Series.
At 71, Veteran Boston Newscaster Will Graduate from College
Jim Boyd, a veteran Boston anchorman and member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame , graduated from high school in 1958.
The Somerville News
Tufts Sociologist examines the past, present, and future of an All-American City
Susan Ostrander is a Professor of Sociology at Tufts University. Among the classes that she teaches are "Wealth, Poverty and Inequality" and "Making Social Change Happen: Roots, Activism & Community Organizing." She is also the author of several books, the most recent of which is this year's Citizenship and Governance in a Changing City, ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Kamloops This Week
Imagine No Religion this weekend
By Staff Writer - Kamloops This Week Published: May 16, 2013 9:00 AM Updated: May 16, 2013 9:51 AM The Kamloops Centre for Inquiry, along with CFI Canada and the James Randi Educational Foundation, are presenting Imagine No Religion 3 - the third-annual conference for religious skeptics and atheists.