CERN scientists have strong evidence ‘God particle’
Scientists working at the world’s biggest atom smasher have been seeking clues about how the universe was formed.
(ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS/AP FILE)
UMass stem cell lab to close
A marquee piece of Governor Deval Patrick’s effort to bolster the life sciences industry will run out of funding at the end of the year.
(Photo: FILE/Stanford University)
Scientists rethink old ideas about the moon
The moon holds a frozen record of the early history of the solar system, and understanding the details of its formation and composition may provide valuable insight.
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BIO sets up potential partners through speed meetings
Some 5,500 individuals have paid for the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s speed meeting service, which includes the BIO One-on-One Partnering scheduling software.
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Patients driving direction of new drug research
Patients and their families are working with pharmaceutical companies, matching patients with clinical trials, paying for research, and lobbying to speed drug development.
The long, strange quest to detect plant consciousness
Charles Darwin and L. Ron Hubbard have something in common: they wanted to know what was going on between the leaves.
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Vertex to fund partnership with Boston schools
The $1.45 million partnership will allow students to work with scientists.
For Boston-area scientists, fish expert’s a real catch
Ellis London, the owner of a Framingham fish and aquarium store, has been the go-to local expert on marine organisms for more than 40 years.
(BILL BRETT FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)