Scientists Wednesday unveiled a drug combination that destroys antibiotic-resistant germs in mice, potentially opening a new front against chronic and relapsing infections in humans. Big Pharma had been closely interested in … read more »
Researchers like Twitter because almost all tweets are open, and the company provides an easy way to download the data, says Northeastern University computer scientist Alan Mislove, who worked on … read more »
‘In for the right reasons’ Dan Kennedy, a professor of journalism at Northeastern University who is writing a book on changes in the newspaper industry, said he is encouraged that Bezos … read more »
Hyperlocal news, the Internet’s version of community journalism, has taken a blow with major cutbacks at AOL’s Patch, but it may not be time to write its obituary. Scores of … read more »
While there is no doubt the 33-year-old right-wing extremist is the killer — he has confessed but refused to plead guilty — the main unresolved question is his mental state … read more »
Murderer Anders Behring Breivik will go on trial next Monday charged with committing “acts of terror” when he slaughtered 77 people in twin attacks that shook the tranquil Scandinavian country … read more »
The New York Times unveiled plans to begin charging for full access to its website in a move that will be closely watched by other newspapers looking to boost online revenue.