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Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley laments discord on nuns

Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, the Catholic archbishop of Boston, said he is worried and saddened over the perception the church is inhospitable to women.

Massachusetts life sciences initiative brings fewer jobs than expected

The $1 billion program has brought new companies and jobs — but not as many as Governor Deval Patrick anticipated.

Researchers put selves under the microscope

A growing cadre of scientists are taking advantage of faster and cheaper technologies to monitor aspects of their behavior and biology in unprecedented detail.