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Rising Star

October 14, 2011
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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

October 14, 2011
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Robot surgery  Tiny robots traveling inside the human body to perform surgery are a step closer to reality thanks to recent work by engineers at Children’s Hospital Boston. They built a small robot out of toy Legos, equipped with a medical biopsy needle, and powered it with the magnetic field from an MRI machine...

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Bank Protest

October 14, 2011
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Bank Protest

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Bright Future

October 14, 2011
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Bright Future

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Editorial: Questioning NEU’s dorm

October 14, 2011
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Questioning NEU’s dorm Northeastern University’s dorm project already looked bizarre: demolishing part of the historic YMCA building and sticking a student skyscraper atop it. But these are desperate times, and Mayor Thomas Menino has rightly pressured Northeastern to get its students out of neighborhood housing. But state officials have been highlighting some serious concerns...

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Editorial: Remembering Fitz

October 14, 2011
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On a bright winter day in 2002, outgoing state Rep. Kevin Fitzgerald took a Gazette reporter on a tour of Mission Hill to point out some of his accomplishments. A cop wouldn’t let Fitz drive into the construction site for the new Puddingstone Park. So the rep. and the reporter sat in the muddy...

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80 Years of Books

October 14, 2011
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80 Years of Books

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BIDMC names new president

September 16, 2011
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LMA—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has named Kevin Tabb its new president and chief executive officer. Tabb will start the job on Oct. 17. “I am extremely honored to be selected to lead Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at such a critical time,” Tabb said in a press release. “I have been very...

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

September 16, 2011
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A deadly bacterium that killed two dozen people in Germany earlier this year was quickly analyzed genetically by international researches—including doctors at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). That allowed doctors to avoid using certain antibiotics that might be ineffective. DNA of the E. coli bacterium showed that it was...

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Editorial: Students and the Hill

September 16, 2011
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Mission Hill has a love-hate relationship with students. On the one hand, we welcome their business and their cultural contributions. On the other, we bemoan their noise and litter and try to herd them into dorms far away. Students, however, seem to love Mission Hill with no mixed feelings. After all, even the most...

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