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Cambridge, Massachusetts is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Cambridge, MA include 02238, 02142, and 02139. The median home price in Cambridge is $599,000 which is roughly $552/per square foot. More Cambridge information.

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2 hrs ago | NatureNews

Scientists and cheesemakers gather for (microbial) culture

When Rachel Dutton looks at a wheel of cheese, she sees a menagerie. "I fall in love every time I look at a cheese rind.


3 hrs ago | News Max

Harvard Endowment Compensation Doubles, Sparking Alumni Complaint

A group of alumni that has previously criticized Harvard University for how much it pays its endowment managers is again finding fault after compensation more than doubled in three years at the investment arm.


7 hrs ago | LiveScience

How Delivery Drones Could Monitor Their Own Health

The day when people can order products online and have them delivered by a drone may not be far off.


11 hrs ago |

Call for questions: What shall we ask Leland Cheung, Stephen Kerrigan ...

On Friday, Aug. 29, the candidates will take their messages to the voters in a taped, televised forum at the studios of media partner CBS 3 Springfield.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

The Remembrance Project: Fan Yin Lee

Fan Yin Lee died March 9 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was 88 years old. In Chinese phonetics, "eight" is pronounced much the same as "prosperity."


Government seeks proposals for Kendall Square complex

One of Kendall Square's most valuable real estate parcels -- the Volpe transportation complex -- is poised for a dramatic transformation under a federal government plan to redevelop the 14-acre Cambridge property.



October 2014: Everything you know about black holes might be wrong

This month's issue of Astronomy takes a turn for the weird, tackling the supermassive mysteries of black hole singularities, spaghettification and event horizons, as the phenomena gets a makeover in the minds of scientists.



.com | American hostage released excited to be free

The mother of an American writer released this week said on Tuesday that her son is doing well after being held captive for the last two years by insurgents in Syria.


The Age

Peter Theo Curtis rescue - how Qatar played now-familiar role in securing US hostage's release

A video still shows US reporter Peter Theo Curtis being held hostage by an al-Qaeda linked group in Syria.


Business Journal

How Cambridge's Nieman Journalism Lab is using the Yo app to promote its stories

As the tech press debates the usefulness of a smartphone app that allows you to seamlessly send the message "Yo" to your friends and family, one Cambridge-based organization focused on the future of journalism is taking advantage of the technology.



Watch 800 Wooden Balls Shape-Shift Into a Perfect Spiral

The sculpture is made of 804 wooden balls that have been dipped in zinc and COR-TEN steel to give them a rusted appearance.


Mon Aug 25, 2014


Marketing software provider HubSpot files for IPO

Marketing software provider HubSpot Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.



Amy Robach Interviews Freed Journalist's Mother

The interview apparently happened earlier today, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Curtis will speak about her son's release from nearly two years of captivity by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria.


Scientific American

Imprint of Primordial Monster Star Found

The very first stars in the Universe might have been hundreds of times more massive than the Sun.


Beacon Hill Times

Lawsuit Filed On Sidewalk Ramps

As Mayor Martin J. Walsh moved forward with his plan to bring Beacon Hill sidewalks into compliance with the Adults with Disabilities Act, the Beacon Hill Civic Association filed a lawsuit last Tuesday asserting that the construction as proposed could potentially jeopardize the historic character of the neighborhood.


The Spokesman-Review

American writer freed by Al-Qaida affiliate - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 PST

Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate on Sunday unexpectedly freed an American writer from nearly two years of captivity after secret international negotiations for his release that were apparently led by Qatar.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hook-up culture ebbs at Harvard, Stanford

As former social chair of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Harvard University, Malik Gill wants to appear especially welcoming to girls who come to the house for parties.


Somerville celebrates first Haitian-Brazilian cultural festival

Haitian and Brazilian communities congregated on Sunday in Somerville's Union Square Plaza for a colorful afternoon festival, the city's first joint celebration of the two cultures.


USA Today

American held by al-Qaeda group freed in Syria

American held by al-Qaeda group freed in Syria An American held captive for two years by an al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria was released Sunday.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lowell Sun

His labors a tribute to 129 lives - Making sure Lowell cemetery not forgotten

No one has been interred in the Hunt-Clark Cemetery on Alcott Street in the city's Belvidere neighborhood since 1942.



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