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Broad Institute Announces Collaboration With AstraZeneca

The collaboration is aimed at targeting dangerous bacterial infections that don’t react to existing drugs.

09/10/2012

Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester

Parts Of Lake Quinsigamond Closed To Swimming

Parts of Lake Quinsigamond have been closed to swimming and fishing over health concerns.

07/14/2012

The sign at Pavilion Beach in Ipswich Friday (Photo by Bernice Corpuz)

Ipswich Repoens All Five Beaches After Bacteria Tests

At least on of the public beaches in Ipswich have been shut down, just as a long stretch of oppressive heat is beginning.

07/13/2012

Red Line subway

Homeland Security To Test Biological Sensors In MBTA Tunnels

Federal officials say they test the subway sensors by releasing dead bacteria called B-subtilis.

04/30/2012

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Research Shows Public Restrooms Are Dirtier Than You Think

Experts are releasing their findings on research they did on the amount of germs found in public restrooms. And it’s pretty disgusting.

10/21/2011

Revere Beach

Warnings Posted Over High Bacteria Counts At Some North Shore Beaches

People trying to beat the heat at Revere Beach and two other popular North Shore beaches are being advised against swimming because of unusually high bacterial counts.

07/22/2011

Martha's Vineyard

Several Martha’s Vineyard Beaches Shut Down Over Bacteria Concerns

Several Martha’s Vineyard beaches have been shut down over bacteria concerns.

07/14/2011

Freeman Lake Beach in Chelmsford has been closed due to high E. coli readings.

E. Coli Forces Closure Of Beaches In Chelmsford, Holliston

Higher-than-normal E. coli readings have led to the closure of two Massachusetts beaches.

07/13/2011

Wollaston Beach in Quincy

13 South Shore Beaches Closed Due To Bacteria

Thirteen South Shore beaches stretching from Quincy to Plymouth are closed to swimming heading into the Fathers Day Weekend after testing revealed high levels of bacteria.

06/17/2011

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Manchester By The Sea Beach Closed To Swimmers Over High Bacteria Levels

The town of Manchester By The Sea has closed one of its beaches to swimming because over high levels of bacteria in the water.

06/07/2011

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