| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The journal Food and Chemical Toxicology is retracting a highly controversial French study it published last year linking genetically modified maize to cancerous tumors in rats.
In a statement released from its Cambridge, Mass., offices on Thursday,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The stock market has hit sky-scraping highs, the unemployment rate has dipped to a five-year low and any number of economic statistics — new car sales, home prices, consumer spending — point to a perked-up economy that is steadily growing....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:15 AM
— Maya Forbes knew the story all too well, but she waited a long time to write a script based on her childhood.
It's understandable why the writer-director wasn't rushing. Her father was manic-depressive, and when her mother left their Cambridge,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:38 PM
MEXICO CITY — It was a minor gaffe, but a telling slip that spoke volumes about the tangled love-hate relationship between Mexico and its northern neighbor.
The respected newspaper Reforma, in an article Wednesday about new allegations of U.S....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:14 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Small and rural U.S. hospitals are most at risk of not satisfying certain federal requirements for using electronic health record systems, according to a new study.
Targeted grants might help the lagging hospitals get up to speed and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A commercial transfer of the American Repertory Theater's revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie," which premiered earlier this year Cambridge, Mass., opened on Broadway Sept. 26. The following is Frank Rizzo's review of the A.R.T....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:06 PM
UPDATE, 5:06 PM: In an email, a police spokesman said the agency was reversing course and would continue to post tweets about every reported shooting in the city. A full update will follow.
The Baltimore Police Department says it will scale back its use...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw.
In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm sorry for any of you who are visiting a National Park, Washington, D.C., or had tickets to climb to the top of the Statue of Liberty. I'm sorry if you need to get a passport in a hurry.
Because of the imbroglio in Washington, Congress...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:57 AM
SOUTH BEND — A dollar certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to.
But Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping a single dollar will go a long way in naming the next police chief. The mayor announced at a news conference Tuesday that Robert Wasserman,...