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2010-10-15 10:44:00

BOSTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College has received National Science Foundation funding to provide international experience for computer information technology students.

2010-10-11 09:00:00

To Protest Poor Staffing Conditions, the Proposed Closure of Needed Beds along with Wage and Benefit Cuts, While UMass Memorial is Posting Profits of More Than $90 Million Hundreds of Nurses from Across the State Plan to Join the Demonstration As the MNA Convention is Being Held at DCU Center That Day Protest Underscores Growing Unrest Between the State's Nurses and Hospital Administrators As the Industry Exploits the Current Economic Climate to Cut Costs at the Patients' Expense WORCESTER,...

2010-09-09 06:57:00

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 26, 2010, thousands of walkers will step forward for the 12th Annual Walk to Cure Cancer.

2010-07-16 08:45:59

Physicists find clues to the origin and evolution of wrinkles in thin sheets.

2010-05-03 14:56:38

New study shows kids who smoke few cigarettes a month also at risk.

2009-10-06 13:43:09

Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, leading to over 50,000 fatalities every year.

2009-09-28 12:16:00

LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UMass Lowell, in partnership with Queen's University of Belfast and Dublin City University, will host the first U.S./Ireland Emerging Technologies Conference. The international event - Monday, Oct. 19 and Tuesday, Oct.

2009-09-15 09:24:13

More than a third of American infants and toddlers live in homes where the television is on most or all the time, even if no one's watching. A new study looks for the first time at the effect of background TV on interactions between parents and young children—and finds that the effect is negative.

Word of the Day
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.