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Results of council STEAM working group get hearing at community summit Dec. 10

Results of council STEAM working group get hearing at community summit Dec. 10

Two committees of the City Council are inviting the community to hear the results of months of research, goal-setting and determination of best practices on STEAM issues.

CCTV’s World AIDS Day programming, scroll of victims’ names, runs Monday

CCTV’s World AIDS Day programming, scroll of victims’  names, runs Monday

World AIDS Day has long been an annual tradition for Cambridge Community Television, with the station preempting regular programming on Channel 8 each Dec. 1 for a victims’ scroll and special shows.

Takeda logo doesn’t say pharmaceuticals, but it turns out it also doesn’t sell burgers

Takeda logo doesn’t say pharmaceuticals, but it turns out it also doesn’t sell burgers

Why is this combination minimart and purveyor of cheeseburgers, fries and frozen dairy treats aspiring to cure cancer?

Stressed, forgetful, autistic may find hope looking to Google Glass, MIT Media Lab

Stressed, forgetful, autistic may find hope looking to Google Glass, MIT Media Lab

Projects called BioGlass and SenseGlass can offer stress management tips in real time – and might aid in fitness, memory and as tools to help people relate to others.

Breakthrough Prize Foundation awards Harvard scholars in physics, life sciences

Breakthrough Prize Foundation awards Harvard scholars in physics, life sciences

Recipients included Gary Ruvkun of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and Jacob Lurie of Harvard University.

Harvard biologist Lauren O’Connell among winners of science fellowship

Harvard biologist Lauren O’Connell among winners of science fellowship

The 2014 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship recognizes five U.S.-based female researchers for outstanding contributions in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Officials won’t bite at Chew ‘test kitchen’ proposal by culinary star Adam Melonas

Officials won’t bite at Chew ‘test kitchen’ proposal by culinary star Adam Melonas

Cambridge’s License Commission may make master chef Adam Melonas do something at Chew he’s refused to do in any previous restaurant on five continents: compromise.

Funny science is back, with Ig Nobel prizes Thursday, BAHFest next month

Funny science is back, with Ig Nobel prizes Thursday, BAHFest next month

Cambridge remains a seriously great place to take in funny science. The 24th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony is Thursday, and BAHFest returns in October.

Five things to do this weekend: Aug. 2-3

Five things to do this weekend: Aug. 2-3

Innovations of Cambridge Tour; the OpenAir Circus; Boston Roller Derby; Michael Frayn’s “Copenhagen”; and a low-fi rock band bill.

Five things to do this weekend: June 21-22

Five things to do this weekend: June 21-22

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” for free; Make Music Harvard Square/Fête de la Musique; Summer Solstice celebrations from Harvard museums and Revels; and the TrashBash recycled arts competition.

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