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Integrity of blind trials faces complications in hashtag era

State House News Service |

In double-blind clinical trials for pharmaceutical drugs, communication available through social media platforms carries the risk of lifting the veil put in place by researchers.

Holliston's Biostage making $8M stock offering

Holliston organ implant company Biostage is offering roughly $8 million in stock, three months after it was threatened to be removed from the NASDAQ stock exchange.

WPI team finalists in $1M NASA robot challenge

Grant Welker |

A team of Worcester Polytechnic Institute students, faculty and staff are among 20 finalists in a NASA-sponsored robotics challenge -- the only such team from a university, the space agency announced...

MassEcon adds Devens site to portfolio

Emily Micucci |

MassEcon, a nonprofit organization focused on Massachusetts business development, has added Jackson Innovation and Technology Park to its portfolio of market-ready sites.

Mass. Life Sciences Center offers new startup money

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) on Tuesday announced a new program that will provide grant funding to early-stage life sciences companies.

Worcester State to dedicate STEM center to $1M donor

Emily Micucci |

Worcester State University will honor an alumnus who donated $1 million to fund STEM research and education.

Having fun identifying your corporate strengths


There are many blocks needed to build a successful business. These blocks are dynamic and contain specific infrastructures and characteristics, but fit together in a cohesive manner.

Marlborough drugmaker completes $2.7M Cambridge purchase

Marlborough drugmaker RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. has completed its purchase of Cambridge cancer treatment company MirImmune Inc.

WPI researcher receives $1.1 million to study stressed bacteria

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.1 million to a Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor for a five-year study of bacteria in stressful conditions, the school announced Wednesday.

MLSC announces life sciences incentive program

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center on Thursday announced it is now accepting applications for a new round of its Tax Incentive Program and is encouraging companies outside of Greater Boston to...

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