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  • Witness IDs Tsarnaev as man near slain MIT officer's cruiser

    A Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student on Wednesday identified Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the man he saw leaning in to the police cruiser of an MIT officer who was fatally shot three days after the bombings. Nathan...
  • Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids

    Dittmann: Coastline film festival focuses on kids
    The best independent children's films from around the world, plus silent movie classics, a screening of films made by young filmmakers and a panel discussion about film storyline development are just part of the fifth annual Coastline Children's Film...
  • Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology

    Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology
    Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it's possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even an old fashioned feel newfangled. Take the Highlander, a cocktail...
  • Oculus VR hires Google X exec Mary Lou Jepsen

    Oculus VR hires Google X exec Mary Lou Jepsen
    Facebook-owned Oculus VR has hired Google X executive Mary Lou Jepsen to join the virtual reality company, an Oculus spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Jepsen spent the last three years running the Display Division at Google X, a research arm of Google...
  • Bears analytics guru Mitch Tanney hired by Broncos

    Bears analytics guru Mitch Tanney hired by Broncos
    One of the Chicago Bears’ analytics guys has left. The Denver Broncos announced that they have hired Mitch Tanney as director of football analytics, a new position the organization has created under team president John Elway. Tanney will be...
  • Ex-Gov. Patrick to help Boston 2024 lobby IOC for site bid

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is getting involved in Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1MeVkeN) Patrick is taking a paid position to lobby the International Olympic Committee on Boston's behalf....
  • Roadmap Epigenomics Project reads between DNA's genetic instructions

    Mapping the human genome was a gargantuan task. But it was just the beginning. Nearly a dozen years after scientists published the first complete draft of human DNA, a global research effort has addressed another profound genetic mystery: how cells...
  • Make rejections your rocket fuel

    Make rejections your rocket fuel
    Dear Carnegie Mellon applicants, You must have woken up wondering if this week was all a bad dream. And who can blame you? First, on Monday, you were welcomed to the school's prestigious graduate computer science program. Then, a day later, you and...
  • Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post and vision behind

    Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, first lady leave lofty post and vision behind
    John Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes had a plan. Oregon's governor and first lady didn't just want to lift the poorest Oregonians into the middle class; they wanted to prevent poverty from happening in the first place, Hayes said. They didn't just want to...
  • City councilors raise concerns about Boston's Olympics bid

    City Council members raised concerns Friday about Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. During the first of what is expected to be a series of hearings on the bid, council members said they will be looking to see what impact the plan would have on...
  • Steve Kerr won't campaign for Stephen Curry

    OAKLAND, Calif. Steve Kerr said he would like for guard Stephen Curry to win the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award, but the Warriors coach isn't fond of campaigning for the honor. "I think he deserves it, but I don't think it's our job to promote it,"...