The twin blasts killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the end of the city's marathon in April 2013
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Dale Mortensen: Economist who shared the Nobel Prize for his work on analysing unemployment and labour markets
Thursday 16 January 2014
Dale Mortensen shared the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics for developing innovative methods to analyse unemployment and labour markets. He started out by wanting to know why some people remained unemployed when businesses had jobs they could not fill, and he wondered why similar jobs could have significantly different salaries.
Friday 03 January 2014
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden allegedly reveal the US agency's plans
Friday 06 December 2013
'Cuff electrodes' connect the prosthetic hand to the amputee's nerves
Thursday 05 December 2013
Psychologists say their nonsensical phrase left volunteers completely baffled, with very few able to say it 10 times
Tuesday 03 December 2013
Low intensity pulses of visible light are fired at the target, with each photon corresponding to a single pixel in the image
Friday 04 October 2013
Palm-sized cubes use flywheels and magnets to snap together with future applications including emergency repairs and configurable furniture
Thursday 26 September 2013
Under extreme temperatures photons were made to behave like molecules - a feat previously thought impossible
Tuesday 10 September 2013
It’s topped the world university rankings for the second year running, but what gives Massachusetts Institute of Technology the wow factor?
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Here are the top 100 universities in the world for 2013/14 compiled by the QS World Universities
Friday 09 August 2013
Lavabit founder and CEO says no one should trust their private data to a US internet service provider
Thursday 25 July 2013
Scientists manipulate brains of mice to make them think fake event really occurred
Wednesday 17 July 2013
By his own account, Amar Bose was an inventor first, a teacher second and a businessman third. But the company he created not only revolutionised audio technology but made his surname alone a shorthand for high-end sound systems around the world.
Tuesday 16 July 2013
It was a disappointing stereo that started off Amar Bose. When he bought it in the 1950s, Dr Bose – at the time a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), near Boston – was frustrated to find the sound quality was a pale comparison to listening to live music.
His arm in a cast, his accent changed, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty to Boston marathon bombing charges
Wednesday 10 July 2013
First appearance since arrest for attack suspect whose brother died in shoot-out
Apple has been hit by complaints about the 1.1GB download
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Thriller is set in the secret world of British espionage
Bomber jacket worn by Mary Berry sells out within an hour
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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