Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick Heads to MIT
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed on to be a visiting fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The school announced on Tuesday that Patrick, who left office last week after two terms, will participate in MIT's Innovation Initiative...
Ex-MIT Professor, Son Plead Guilty In Scam
A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and his son who ran hedge funds have pleaded guilty to securities fraud charges that federal prosecutors say cost their investors $140 million.
Federal prosecutors said 69-year-old Gabriel Bitran and 39-year-old Marco Bitran pleaded guilty Wedn…
Sec. Moniz Stresses Clean Energy During Commencement Address
The United States Secretary of Energy returned home on Saturday and delivered a commencement address at UMass Dartmouth.
Ernest Moniz attended Durfee High School and is a Boston College Graduate. He was named Energy Secretary by President Obama last year after a 40 year career on the faculty of the M…
Marathon Bombing Survivor Returns To Dancing
A professional dancer has taken the stage for the first time since losing part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing last year.
    Thirty-three-year-old Adrianne Haslet-Davis of Boston danced at the 2014 TED Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Wednesday...
Acushnet Firefighters To Be Honored This Week
 Firefighters from across Massachusetts are being honored for their heroism and bravery.
The 24th annual Firefighter of the Year awards are scheduled for Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Kresge Auditorium.
The Medal of Valor, Individual Meritorious Conduct, Group Meritorious Con…
Possible Vaccine for PTSD
A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD...
Beer Pong Goes High-Tech at MIT
The beer pong games at one fraternity at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are getting a high-tech boost.
Outsmarting Technologies has created a beer pong table for the 21st century called The Formidable Beer Pong Table. The table was created for the Phi Beta Epsilon fraternity at MIT...
Fall River Native Sworn In As U.S. Energy Secretary
Physicist Ernest Moniz has been sworn in as the nation's new energy secretary.
    The 68-year-old Fall River native and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor took the oath of office Tuesday at the Energy Department. He replaces Steven Chu, who served as energy sec…

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