Mass. cautions hospitals about robotic surgery

Reports of complications from robot-assisted surgery are rising, according to health officials who sent hospitals an “advisory” letter last week.

“It’s really exciting. This will really help me with my education,” said Farha Mithila, a biochemistry major at UMass Boston.

Mass. gives $2m in scholarships for needed degrees

The state has awarded $2 million in scholarships to public college students pursuing degrees in science, business, and health care.

Report hails Mass. biotech spending as job creator

The state has spent only a third of the funds it targeted to promote the biotech and medical device industries, but the effort has created more than 8,000 jobs.

The PAX East gaming convention drew a crowd in Boston on Saturday.

Quincy video game maker hopes for a hit

BioShock Infinite, the hotly anticipated title from Irrational Games of Quincy, enters a video game market under stress.

State halts drug production at Woburn pharmacy

Pallimed Solutions Inc. recalled more than a dozen products after inspectors found foreign matter in vials of injectable drugs.

Tickets remain for all home dates in April, and the Red Sox hope that the fan appreciation discounts will help boost ticket sales.

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Red Sox make price cuts on concessions to woo fans

The team is making food and beverage price cuts for the month of April to thank fans for their loyalty and attempt to fill empty seats.

// Housing-starved cities seek relief in micro-apartments

With growing US cities looking to hold on to young professionals, city officials are experimenting with the construction of tiny­ dwelling units.

Kevin Cullen

A bean of a dream for a children’s TV show

Paul Elwell and Tom Hayes are chasing their dream to create a cartoon called Beantown Pals, but they need somebody with deep pockets to make it happen.

// Wegmans may open in Fenway, near new Whole Foods

It is a food fight that could do a world of good for local consumers: Wegmans versus Whole Foods in a battle for supermarket supremacy.


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Dido, ‘Girl Who Got Away’

The great tragedy of Dido’s career just might be the infrequency with which she actually pursues it.

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Globe Talk | April 3

// A conversation with Jim Calhoun

Subscribers can attend an evening with Connecticut’s legendary former men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun, moderated by Bob Ryan.