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.
After more than two decades as director of the Northampton Arts Council, Bob Cilman is retiring next month — and that means Tuesday’s “Transperformance” concert will be his last at the helm.
Just as the birth control pill gave women the freedom not to have children too soon, reproductive medicine has allowed many to have babies after they thought it was too late.
Many politicians consider the sales tax holiday a gift to retailers and consumers — even though states can lose millions of dollars in revenue.
Throughout the summer, we will be highlighting new local fiction from Western New England authors — for those lazy days on the beach, or just to take a break from all that weeding.