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Whole Foods recalling two types of salads due to listeria fears

Back-to-back recall incidents are happening in Whole Foods. A few weeks back, Whole Foods recalled a brand of blue cheese and yet again it has announced a recall of two types of salads due to listeria contamination.

The recalled salads are packaged Curry Chicken Salad and Classic Deli... read more

Police Investigating Case in which Bicyclist was Struck and Killed by Truck

A bicyclist who was hit by a truck on Friday at 7am at Beacon Street and Massachusetts Avenue was a great Swiss surgeon and medical researcher, said her colleagues and friends. Police said that they have found the truck and its driver and investigation in the matter is taking place.

Dr.... read more

Results of Cyramza Phase 3 Study not statistically Significant

Results of the new Phase 3 study, called REACH-2, conducted by Eli Lilly and Co., showed that Cyramza therapy did not significantly improve overall survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) also known as liver cancer.

The liver cancer trial was conducted to see if... read more

Patriots’ linebacker Brandon Spikes’ car found abandoned on I-495

A car registered to Patriots' linebacker Brandon Spikes was found abandoned on an interstate in Foxborough in the early hours of Sunday morning, Massachusetts State Police Department revealed.

Police said that investigators reached out to Spikes, and at least one charge could be made... read more

Researchers develop Tabletop Instrument capable of Identifying Individual Electrons

In a statement, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said that they have built a tabletop particle detector that can detect an individual electron emitted from radioactive gas. According to the researchers, the instrument uses magnets to trap electrons kicked out during the... read more

Use of Muscle-Building Supplements linked to Risk of Developing Testicular Cancer: Study

A new research has found an evidence of correlation between use of muscle-building supplements and the risk of developing testicular cancer.

The study was conducted by asking questions to almost 900 men from Massachusetts and Connecticut. Researchers not only asked them questions about... read more

Chef-assisted schools increase students’ fruit and vegetable consumption: Study

A new study conducted by researchers has revealed that consumption of fruits and vegetables in students can be increased by teaming up school's cafeteria employees with trained chefs.

The study was conducted by the researchers from Harvard School of Public Health. They found that if... read more

US Senate bill proposes RECALL Act

US Senators Edward Markey (D-Massachusetts) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) introduced a new bill in the Senate on Monday. The legislation proposed by the bill would require recall vehicles to be fixed before registration.

With the new bill proposing the ‘Repairing Every Car to... read more

MIT Develops New Algorithm for Household Robots

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory believe that household robots take advantage of their mobility and the relatively static environment so that they could make object recognition easier.

They said robots can do this by imaging objects from... read more

Checked-Massachusetts Recognizes Ride-sharing Companies like Uber

On Saturday, Massachusetts' lawmakers filed a formal list of regulations that will allow Uber and other ride sharing companies to lawfully operate in the state.

Uber confirmed the news by saying, "Governor Deval Patrick and his Administration, particularly MassDOT officials, have... read more

MIT researchers develop new system that changes human interaction with computers

At the Neural Information Processing Society conference scheduled to be held in Montreal, Canada, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will present a paper about a new prototype-based machine learning system which can change the way humans interact with computers.... read more

Trustees Overseeing NECC Bankruptcy Plans To Compensate For 2012 Meningitis Outbreak

It has been found that the trustees overseeing the bankruptcy of a Massachusetts pharmacy filed a plan that would set aside at least $135 million in order to compensate victims and their families.

The bankruptcy of a Massachusetts pharmacy, New England Compounding Center (NECC), is linked... read more

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