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Warren: U.S. research fund cuts could be 'real problem'


Massachusetts is vulnerable to cuts in federal funding for medical, scientific and engineering research under a Republican-controlled Congress, according to Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

WPI researchers get NSF grants to aid in Ebola fight

Carol McDonald |

Two teams of researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute recently received Rapid Response Research awards from the National Science Foundation to develop technologies to help protect workers...

Clark geographer receives NASA grant

A NASA grant to study the effects of melting Arctic Ocean ice has been awarded to a research group that includes a Clark University professor who will oversee $614,000 in funding for the project.

UMass professor receives $4.2M grant to study paternal link to disease

Emily Micucci |

Dr. Oliver Rando, a professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology at UMass Medical School, has received one of 10 Pioneer Awards granted to researchers by the National Institutes of Health...

Mass. Insight consumer confidence falls

Emily Micucci |

Boston-based consulting and research firm Mass Insight reported a sharp decline in consumer confidence in the third quarter of this year.

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