Two Westfield candidates are vying for the Massachusetts House seat vacated by Republican Don Humason, who won a special election last fall for the state […]
Worcester Polytechnic Institute has named its first woman president.
Fifty years ago this spring, Martin Luther King Junior gave the commencement speech at Springfield College in Springield, MA — just after being released from prison for a protest in St.
UMass scientists say they’ve developed a method of in-vitro fertilization that sidesteps some of its challenges – at least in mice.
Three days before the government shutdown, Hampshire College physics professor Herb Bernstein learned that NASA was investing $1.2 million in one of his research projects.
The Medicaid director in charge of overseeing the roll-out of Obamacare was grilled today by Republicans about government website problems.
An Easthampton school has launched Massachusetts’ first automotive program designed for students with autism and other special needs.
As the October 1 deadline approaches for many states to start their health insurance exchanges, Massachusetts health officials are touting the impact of Obamacare on their state.&
After two measles cases were diagnosed last month in Boston, public health officials warned the disease can spread fast among the unvaccinated — about three percent of the state’
A new Umass-Amherst study suggests that naps during preschool can enhance learning and memory.
When other states open their health insurance exchanges next month as part of the Affordable Care Act, Massachusetts’ health policy commission will hold hearings on how to keep costs down.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced two cases of measles in Boston-area hospitals.
Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Massachusetts says its rate of one type of hospital-acquired infection was cut in half after using a new UV-light technology.
Generations of children have spent the first few weeks of school on a classic nature lesson — the metamorphosis of Monarch caterpillars into butterflies.
On August 29, an Easthampton, Massachusetts special-needs school is launching one of the country’s only automotive programs for autistic youth.