March 4, 2011

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Doctor indicted
in 6 drug fatalities

A former Needham doctor and his nurse practitioner caused the overdose deaths of at least six people they knew to be drug-addicted by systematically prescribing them medically unnecessary painkillers in order to make a profit, according to charges handed up yesterday in federal court in Boston. (By Milton J. Valencia, Globe Staff)

Local consultants aided Khadafy

It reads like Libyan government propaganda, extolling the importance of Moammar Khadafy, his theories on democracy, and his "core ideas on individual freedom." But the 22-page proposal for a book on Khadafy was written by Monitor Group, a Cambridge-based consultant firm founded by Harvard professors. (By Farah Stockman, Globe Staff)

Mayor plans partnership
to revive Dudley Sq.

Mayor Thomas M. Menino yesterday proposed moving the headquarters of the Boston School Department into a once-grand but now abandoned department store in the heart of Dudley Square, part of a broader plan to consolidate the city’s administrative buildings and revitalize a long-neglected area of Roxbury. (By Michael Levenson, Globe Staff)

Pulling together in cancer fight

The magnificent mile of science in Kendall Square greets its newest tenant today: A $211 million, glass-enveloped cancer research hub built with a major gift from David H. Koch — the billionaire MIT alum, prostate cancer survivor, and noted backer of conservative causes. (By Stephen Smith, Globe Staff)
Critic's Notebook

Vivid art offers a window
into intricate science

MIT's new state-of-the-art cancer-research facility is meant to catch the eyes of passing pedestrians. Ten startlingly beautiful images of viruses, cells, and proteins — some more than 7 feet in diameter and others 7 feet square — greet people passing the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research in Kendall Square. (By Mark Feeney, Globe Staff)


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