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2013 Cadillac ATS

Car Quality Dinged By Tech Glitches, Survey Finds

The top complaints in a recent survey of new vehicle owners were technology related.

06/27/2013

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Google Bets on Framingham Company

A small video game company in Framingham has attracted some major funding from Google Ventures, and its online game attracts thousands of fans.

06/18/2013

Baby Zebaan at Children's Hospital. (Credit: WBZ's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Online Game Leads To Life-Saving Surgery For Pakastani Boy At Children’s Hospital

An unexpected online friendship has led to lifesaving surgery for a young Pakastani boy.

06/18/2013

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Mass. Gets C+ On Boston Foundation Health Report Card

One group says we are making progress in making healthy nutritional choices, but there is a long way to go.

06/18/2013

(Photo courtesy: Children's Hospital Boston)

Boston Children’s Hospital To Offer Hand Transplants For Kids

A Boston hospital is starting the world’s first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won’t be long until face transplants and other radical operations to improve appearance and quality of life are offered to kids, too.

06/17/2013

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MassChallenge Finalists Named

Applications came from all over the world for the latest MassChallenge business accelerator competition here in Boston.

05/24/2013

A trio of sixth graders say they have come up with a way to reduce concussions. (CBS)

Leominster Sixth Graders Invent Helmet To Combat Concussions

A trio of sixth graders in Leominster may have come up with a way to reduce concussions.

05/23/2013

Mike Benning from Scituate

Scituate Man Gets Bionic Hand

A Scituate man is the first person in the United States to receive a high tech bionic hand. At age 14, Mike Benning lost his arm below the elbow to cancer.

05/16/2013

Lexus LS Integrated Safety Self-Driving Car (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Car Chronicles: Questions About Self-Driving Cars

Will self-driving cars become conveyances for people who are too tired — or too drunk — to drive?

05/13/2013

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18-Year-Old Girl From Nashua, NH Wins Top Prize In Computer Programming Competition

Nashua teenager Jennie Lamere recently took home the top prize at a Boston computer programming competition, beating out competitors in the almost entirely male field, which included professionals from companies like ESPN and Klout.

05/11/2013