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2 years 1 month ago

Harvard forced dozens to withdraw over integrity

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Harvard University says it has finished investigating widespread cheating in an open-book, take-home final exam, but it isn't explaining exactly what happened to the students or how many were involved. In an email Friday, Harvard released general information about cases heard by its academic integrity board...

3 years 5 months ago

Schools team up for supercomputer center

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - Five Massachusetts universities are building a supercomputing center in Holyoke that will increase their research and may also boost the city. Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts have formed the venture to research protein structure, fluid...

5 years 1 month ago

Professor charged in university shooting

A biology professor was charged with murder late Friday in the shooting deaths of three colleagues at the campus. Amy Bishop, a Harvard University-trained neuroscientist, was reportedly upset over being denied tenure. Authorities say the researcher opened fire during an afternoon faculty meeting at the University of Alabama's...

5 years 2 months ago

Anne Hathaway given Hasty Pudding award

The tradition of Hasty Pudding continued Thursday with actress Anne Hathaway. "Oh, I think it couldn't be more beautiful.. a very Hasty pudding parade," Hathaway said. Hundreds lined Mass Avenue in Cambridge to honor Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year. The celebration continued with a roast. ...

5 years 2 months ago

Tracing the path of light during migraines

A majority of the 30-million Americans who get migraines are extremely sensitive to light -- even those who are blind, but can still detect light. Using lab animals, researchers traced the path of brain cells during a migraine. They found exposure to light triggered a flow of electrical signals that...

5 years 4 months ago

Kids watching hours of TV at home daycare

Parents who thought their preschoolers were spending time in home-based day cares, taking naps, eating healthy snacks and learning to play nicely with others may be surprised to discover they are sitting as many as two hours a day in front of a TV, according to a study published Monday....

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