Monthly Archives: March 2015

New version of Microsoft Office for the Mac is on the way, but will it help the bottom line much?

After a long wait, a new Mac version of Microsoft Office is on the way.   There is a free downloadable preview version available from Microsoft, with the official release scheduled for some time in the second half of 2015. Faced … Continue reading

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Boston breaks seasonal snowfall record

Residents in the Boston-Cambridge area can take some small comfort in the fact that this winter has in fact broken the record for most snowfall in a season. “Superbowls, World Series’, Stanley Cups, and snowfall records,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh tweeted. “We are truly … Continue reading

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3-D printer for small molecules opens access to customized chemistry

As reported on the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s web site: Scientists led by Martin Burke, an HHMI early career scientist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, used a single automated process to synthesize 14 distinct classes of small molecules … Continue reading

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