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Biodegradable sensor can monitor blood flow in arteries

This new sensor could let doctors keep tabs on a healing vessel from afar, creating opportunities for earlier interventions.

Jan 09, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

Boston rocked by multiple gas blasts; 6 injured, hundreds ordered to evacuate homes

A series of 70 explosions rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, apparently triggered by a gas pipeline rupture, local officials said.

Sep 14, 2018, 06:33 AM IST

Harvard University accused of racially discriminating against Asian-American students

Thorough and comprehensive analysis of the data and evidence makes clear that Harvard College does not discriminate against applicants from any group, including Asian-Americans, whose rate of admission has grown 29 per cent over the last decade

Jun 17, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

US threatens to sue Harvard University over admissions policy probe

The United States Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:26 PM IST

200 immigrants to be sworn in as US citizens at John F Kennedy library

Massachusetts US District Court Judge Dennis Saylor will preside over the naturalisation ceremony today afternoo

Jul 12, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

UKIP leader resigns after ''disastrous'' UK poll result

After UKIP failed to gain a single seat in Westminster, and with Nuttall coming third in Boston and Skegness, he opted to leave his position.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Indian man missing in Boston

Ram Jayakumar, of Lexington, was last seen on Friday night when he had parked his car on a Boston street.

May 17, 2017, 10:02 AM IST

Late-season snowstorm throws US Northeast for a loop

A late-season snowstorm swept the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States on Tuesday, closing public school systems from Washington, DC, to Boston, grounding thousands of airline flights and knocking out electricity to 200,000 customers.

Mar 15, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

Two US policemen injured during shootout, suspect killed: Police

The police officers were fired at on Wednesday night when they responded to a call about a "person with a gun", the police confirmed.

Oct 13, 2016, 12:46 PM IST

Want to reduce inflammation? Eat handful of nuts everyday!

Researchers have found that greater nuts consumption is associated with lower levels of biomarkers of inflammation.

Jul 30, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

I have aged not Michelle: Obama

US President Barack Obama on Thursday said that in eight years of his presidency he has aged but not his "brilliant wife" Michelle who continues to "inspire" the nation as the First Lady.

Jul 28, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

Attacker shot dead after killing two in Massachusetts

The violence began after the suspect, identified as Arthur DaRosa, crashed his car into a truck around in Taunton, south of Boston.

May 11, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

Threatening letter sent to Donald Trump son's NYC home: Officials

Police and the FBI are investigating a threatening letter sent to the Manhattan apartment of Donald Trump's son Eric that contained a white powder, two law enforcement officials said on Friday.

Mar 18, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

SHOCKING! Muslim women escorted off plane in US for "staring" at crew member

In a shocking incident, two Muslim women were escorted off of a plane by police after a cabin crew member accused them of "staring" at her.

Mar 09, 2016, 14:12 PM IST

Deep-ocean sound waves may aid tsunami detection

The researchers have developed a general theory that connects gravity waves and acoustic waves.

Mar 01, 2016, 13:51 PM IST

Dangerous cold grips northeast US, could break Valentine's Day records

A dangerous cold snap seized the northeastern United States on Saturday, with temperatures in some areas set to fall below zero and Boston facing its coldest Valentine`s Day in almost four decades.

Feb 14, 2016, 04:08 AM IST

MIT of Boston may associate with India's flagship programmes

A discussion in this regard took place when MIT President Rafael Reif called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday.  

Jan 28, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Sport scandals an opportunity for change, says IOC's Thomas Bach

On the first anniversary of the IOC`s Agenda 2020 reforms aimed at making the Games a more attractive and transparent prospect.

Dec 08, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

Harvard University says evacuates four buildings after bomb threat

Three classroom buildings - The Science Center, Sever and Emerson Halls - and one dormitory, Thayer Hall, were affected.

Nov 16, 2015, 23:48 PM IST

New York, other US cities beef up security after Paris attacks

New York was the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, hijacked plane attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people and destroyed the World Trade Center's twin towers.

Nov 14, 2015, 10:25 AM IST