Sean Collier. (Photo credit: Collier family)

Gov. Patrick Signs Bill Honoring Slain MIT Officer Sean Collier

Sean Collier, a Winchester native, was fatally shot April 18 while sitting in his police cruiser.


Dried abalone (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Chemist Working With Abalone Shells Wins MIT Prize

A materials chemist who is discovering the wonders of abalone shells wins Lemelson MIT prize.


Sean Collier. (Photo credit: Collier family)

‘Collier Bill’ Would Extend Benefits To Slain Campus Police

U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano has filed a bill in Congress named after slain MIT Officer Sean Collier that would extend federal benefits to campus police.


Sean Collier. (Photo credit: Collier family)

Bill Would Honor Dream Of Slain MIT Officer Sean Collier

A bill that would posthumously honor the dream of slain MIT officer Sean Collier to be appointed to the Somerville Police Department is moving quickly through the legislature.


Chris Cassidy (Photo credit: SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Astronaut Tapped For Emergency Spacewalk Operation

An astronaut with local ties is one of two astronauts making a hastily planned spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system of the International Space Station.


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (FBI photo)

DA Building Murder Case Against Marathon Bombing Suspect

Middlesex County prosecutors say they’re building a murder case against the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings for the death of an MIT police officer.


An MIT Police officer was shot and killed near the Stata Center.

MIT Police Officer Shot And Killed On Campus

An MIT police officer was shot on campus near the Stata Center Thursday night.



Aaron Swartz’s Father Condemns MIT Hoaxes

Swartz, an Internet activist, was facing prosecution for hacking MIT’s system when he committed suicide earlier this year.


Aaron Swartz. (Photo Credit: Fred Benenson/Wikimedia Commons)

MIT Plans To Release Documents Related To Aaron Swartz Case

The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has announced that the school will voluntarily make public some documents related to the prosecution of late Internet freedom activist Aaron Swartz.


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Wellesley Grad Student’s Medical Device Wins Lemelson-MIT Prize

Nikolai Begg has invented a mechanical device for doctors that helps with minimally invasive surgery.





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