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  1. Ford Preps Smart, Electric Shuttles for MITRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PC Magazine

    The buses work like any other ride-hailing service, though onboard tech can help predict where rides are needed most. Ford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are building a fleet of on-demand electric vehicle shuttles for use on the university's Cambridge campus.


  2. Mysterious Streak of Light Spotted in Nevada, Utah and Across California - What Could It Be?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A streak of light seen in at least three different states Wednesday night prompted debate and wonder among witness who sought explanations for its source, but one expert claims to know exactly what it was. Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, told the Los Angeles Times that he believes it was debris from a rocket launched in China this week.


  3. HHS Forges Unprecedented Partnership to Combat Antimicrobial ResistanceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    ... oversight of the project. Two U.S. non-profit life science accelerators - Massachusetts Biotechnology Council in Cambridge, Massachusetts (MassBio), and the California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI) of South San Francisco, California, will provide ...


  4. Clinton still doesna t have a simple message for her candidacyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... cows before terrorists and fears offending anyone. Crystal Moore, a 30-year-old Bernie Sanders delegate from Cambridge, Massachusetts, who is now backing Clinton, tossed around a few ideas for what might encapsulate the candidate's message, then ...


  5. 10 things to do in Boston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... Vundabar and The Indobox, and much more. ( It's been a hot summer, but you know what's cool? Jazz. Danehy Park in Cambridge hosts a an impressive lineup that includes saxophonist Walter Beasley, guitarist Russell Malone, and saxophonist Bill Pierce. ...


  6. Fossil Fuel Divestment: A Foola s ErrandRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

    Green activists are getting schooled in fossil fuel divestment. Despite environmentalists' best efforts, New York University and the University of Cambridge just rejected pleas to stop investing in fossil fuels.


  7. Harvard Endowment's Blyth Resigns From $37.6 Billion FundRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... board has hired David Barrett Partners to conduct a search for Blyth's replacement. The departure is a setback for Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Harvard, which has trailed rivals such as Yale University in endowment performance for almost a decade. ...


  8. Astronomers gain new insight into magnetic field of Sun and its kinRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... dance with many, many dancers, said co-author Jeremy Drake of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass. Some dancers move with each other while others move independently. This motion generates magnetic field, but how it ...


  9. Shell disappoints market as weak oil, BG deal costs hit profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Royal Dutch Shell has disappointed investors with a 72 percent fall in quarterly profit that it blamed on weak oil prices and costs related to its US$54 billion takeover of BG Group, showing how much strain it faces after the bumper deal. A vintage Shell sign is seen illuminated at a Shell gas station in Cambridge, Massachusetts December 12, 2014.


  10. Santa Monica's Head Librarian ResignsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The LookOut news

    A little more than two years after becoming Santa Monica's head librarian, Maria Carpenter is headed across the country back home, City officials announced Wednesday. Carpenter resigned as library director to "pursue professional opportunities close to her family on the East Coast," where she will head the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts, officials said.


  11. Re-entering Chinese Rocket Sparks California Light ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    U.S. Strategic Command spokeswoman Julie Ziegenhorn told the Associated Press that the Chinese CZ-7 rocket re-entered the atmosphere, but would not comment on whether the rocket ever posed any danger to people on the ground. Astronomer Jonathan McDowell, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts speculated on Twitter the object was debris from a June 15 launch.


  12. Analysts' Updated EPS Estimates for July, 27th (AZN, BITE, DDBI,...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    ... enabling biopharmaceutical companies to develop targeted oncology therapies. Foundation Medicine, Inc. is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. " was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to ...


  13. Foundation Medicine Inc. (FMI) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... enabling biopharmaceutical companies to develop targeted oncology therapies. Foundation Medicine, Inc. is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. " Shares of Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI) traded up 2.41% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting ...


  14. Ford, MIT Project Uses LiDAR, Cameras, to Measure Pedestrian TrafficRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | [H]ard OCP

    According to this press release , Ford and MIT are collaborating on a new project that will shuttle students around campus on point-to-point shuttles all the while measuring how pedestrians move in urban areas using LiDAR, cameras and other onboard sensors. The project will introduce a fleet of on-demand electric vehicle shuttles that operate on both city roads and campus walkways on the university's Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus.


  15. MIT's ridesharing network is learning to dodge pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Engadget

    Lyft and Uber already operate in and around Boston, but students on MIT's campus in Cambridge, MA also have a new, research-oriented option for on-demand ridesharing. Ford and MIT announced today a new project that will shuttle students around on both campus walkways and city streets in a fleet of electric shuttles -- but the project isn't just for helping lazy college kids get to class, it will also be conducting research on pedestrian traffic patterns that will help it optimize the service, as well as future generations of autonomous vehicles.


  16. Sara Arfaian Design solutions for Central Square, created by teensRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... designs and discussed the project with roughly 50 parents, guests, and members of the public near City Hall in Cambridge. The installations came down that evening. "The point wasn't to create permanent solutions," Hewett said, "but to spark ...


  17. Here comes Eataly. And more intel from one of Boston's biggest landlordsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    ... That's thanks to strong growth from tech and life sciences companies, including those seeking refuge from pricey Cambridge. Office vacancy in the corridor between the Massachusetts Turnpike and Route 2 is running at about 4.25 percent right now, ...


  18. Avoiding stumbles, from spacewalks to sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... from MIT's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AeroAstro) and the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts are developing a new space boot with built-in sensors and tiny "haptic" motors, whose vibrations can guide the ...


  19. MIT is developing vibrating space boots that warn astronauts of tripping hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    ... Stirling is one of several researchers at MIT's AeroAstro department and Charles Stark Draper Laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts trying to develop a technology to avoid astronaut tumbles. What they've come up with are a new type of space boots ...


  20. CRISPR genome editing could save sight by tweaking DNARead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New Scientist

    ... the cells of the eye than other tissues. Several teams are exploring the possibility - the firm Editas Medicine in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has said it hopes to start testing a CRISPR treatment for a form of blindness in people next year. All ...


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