Failing MCAS Results In Science For Number Of Mass. High Schoolers

Hundreds of Massachusetts high school seniors were denied diplomas at the end of the last school year because they failed the MCAS science exam.


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Brother Of Woburn Officer’s Killer Charged With Conspiracy

The brother of the man who killed a Woburn police officer has now officially been charged in connection with the crime.


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Feds Reject Request To Expand Fishing Limits

The U.S. commerce secretary has denied a request by the governor of Massachusetts for emergency increases in fish catch limits, saying there’s no new science to justify them.


Walden Pond invaded by jellyfish

The sudden appearance of freshwater jellyfish at historic Walden Pond has researchers at the New England Aquarium puzzled.


Harvard prof accused of scientific misconduct

Harvard University says a faculty committee investigating the work of a psychology professor has found him “solely responsible” for eight instances of scientific misconduct.


2010 hottest since 1880

2010 is shaping up as possibly the hottest year on record.  WBZ’s Ed Walsh gets details from meteorologist Elliot Abrams.


A night show in the summer skies

Check the skies Friday night for the Perseid meteor shower.


Marine experts to wage battle against sea squirts

 A team of 25 scientists surveying New England’s piers, docks and coves for invasive pests is documenting the growing problem of sea squirts as well as a newcomer, red alga, that’s been spreading in southern […]