How prosthetic legs work
The first mainstage concert of the Boston Early Music Festival was also the North American debut of Mozart’s own violin and viola.
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The Ukraine crisis reveals the need to push ahead with military downsizing.
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A hardy band of outliers has been greeting the winter days from inside cozy rooms that bob gently with the current in the harbor.
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Patricia Campatelli set a punitive tone, and often worked only 15 hours a week at her $122,500 a year job, a new report has found.
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At issue is how to set up the hearings for a dozen Mass. inmates sentenced as juveniles to life sentences for first-degree murder.
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An immune therapy approach that was on the fringes of cancer therapy is suddenly the hottest trend in cancer drug development.
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Spritz Technology, a Boston-area company, has created a radical new reading technology developed for this era of small screens.
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Researchers are beginning to understand exactly why a teenager’s brain is so tempestuous.
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Seafood dealer Red’s Best has developed software that ensures the catch is local, high-quality, and worth the extra price.
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Republicans in nine races are seen as vulnerable if the House does not pass an immigration bill before the November election.
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When she waves goodbye to me in the morning, I prefer my daughter’s head not be atop, say, an image of a Little Caesar’s pizza.
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SEPANG, Malaysia — As military aircraft and ships from a half-dozen nations combed the waters south of Vietnam on Sunday for signs of a jet with 239 people on board that vanished a day earlier, the authorities here deflected troubling questions about two passengers who had used passports listed in an international database as lost or stolen.
The International Criminal Police Organization, or Interpol, said Sunday that no checks had been conducted by the authorities in Malaysia or any other country about the two passports before the plane, a Boeing 777-200, left on Flight MH370. The jet disappeared Saturday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Electronic records emerged linking the passengers with stolen passports to the same travel agency in Thailand, investigators said.
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The family of a man whose lethal heart ailment was misdiagnosed as a lung infection was awarded $4.8 million this week by a Suffolk County jury, which concluded a doctor was responsible for the man’s death.
Jeffrey Kace came in to the St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center emergency room complaining of a cough, fever, and chest pains on Aug. 14, 2006. During a five minute visit, Dr. Ivan E. Liang diagnosed the 23-year-old man with bronchitis. The physician prescribed antibiotics and painkillers, and sent him home to rest, said Robert Higgins, the medical malpractice lawyer who handled the case for Kace’s estate.
The next morning, Kace was found dead in his bed about 6 a.m., Higgins said.
In the weeks that followed, medical examiners identified Kace’s cause of death as myocarditis, a virus that infects and inflames the heart muscle.
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New York state is about to take bids for its first non-Indian casinos.
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Ukraine’s new ruling coalition includes some disturbing elements, most notably the Svoboda Party.
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It looks like a giant Apple Store viewed through a fun-house mirror, and it is already turning heads on Sunset Boulevard. It is Emerson College’s new Hollywood campus, a 10-story, 107,000-square-foot cube with vast cut-outs that allow for plazas, walkways, and even trees high above street level and afford views of the horizon framed by metal and glass.
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While Pandora remains the superior product, that could change with Spotify’s acquisition of The Echo Nest of Somerville.
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BANGKOK — Numbered 1 to 227, the passenger manifest for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is an outwardly unremarkable document.
But behind the columns of capitalized names, nationalities, and ages are 227 unique stories, part of a rich human tapestry that assembles every time a flight departs. There were middle-aged Australians with wanderlust, an acclaimed Chinese calligrapher, and a young Indonesian man heading to begin a new career.
The Boeing 777 disappeared from radar screens early Saturday morning, in the first hour of a six-hour flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing. From France to Australia and China, families and friends are enduring an agonizing wait for news about Flight MH370.
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The weekend melee that accompanied this year’s pre-Saint Patrick’s Day event was an alcohol-fueled disaster.
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A state lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state’s free-wheeling medical marijuana industry.
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