New research out of McLean Hospital suggests that Xenon gas, when administered to rats after a fearful event, can interfere with memory consolidation. Scientists hope these results can eventually lead to a treatment for PTSD in humans.
It’s game time at UMass Amherst. The Minutemen football team faces Boston College at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. This is the third year since the team made the costly and contentious move up to college football’s top division.
The first in a series of reports on candidates for Massachusetts governor ahead of the September 9th primary election.
The first debate between Connecticut’s two major party candidates for governor produced few surprises, as Tom Foley and Dannel Malloy tackled recurring issues, including gun control and economic development.
The three Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor gathered in Chicopee Wednesday night. There was little back-and forth among them as they make their final push ahead of the September 9th primary.
With less than two weeks until Primary Day, the two Democrats running for attorney general are locked in a tight fight.
Gov. Peter Shumlin is the Democratic nominee, while Scott Milne beats back write-in campaign to get GOP nod.
One in 68 children are thought to have autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The disorder varies widely in severity. But one common trait is the tendency to get overstimulated by noise, lights, and other trappings of modern life. A recent effort tried to bring down the sensory stimulation — just in time for back-to-school shopping.
The Democrats squared off on Herald Radio, while the Republicans took the stage at the Globe. One was feisty and the other was calm.
Massachusetts early primary is on September 9th, which leaves candidates only two weeks left to grab the attention of voters.
The state holds its primaries on Tuesday, with the Republican nomination for governor up for grabs.
Most studies about birds focus on wild habitat. But this summer researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C., are focusing on backyards.
Amherst writer Judith Frank’s new book, “All I Love And Know,” concludes our summer fiction series.
Four toddlers over two days were treated for injuries from ingesting laundry detergent packets.
Candidates for Statewide offices in Massachusetts are preparing to spend down campaign kitties on expensive ads, readying for high stakes debates and forums, and trying to connect with voters.