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Specialty drug labs fail safety inspections

Officials ordered 11 of 40 compounding pharmacies statewide to shut down all or part of their operations and cited another 21 after surprise inspections.

British officials have high hopes for the Silicon Roundabout and the nearby former Olympic Park as a home to a new technology center.

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London’s tech hub looks to capture ‘MIT magic’

British officials are studying the success of Kendall Square and the influence of MIT as they try to turn London into a global technology center.

Twitter buys Cambridge-based Bluefin Labs

Twitter’s purchase of Bluefin, a social television analytics company, is its second large Cambridge acquisition in just over a week.

Simen Johan’s “Untitled #133,” part of his “Until the Kingdom Comes” exhibit at Brown University’s David Winton Bell Gallery.

Simen Johan, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

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What’s up at Boston-area art galleries

In Simen Johan’s series “Until the Kingdom Comes” at Brown University’s David Winton Bell Gallery, his uncanny photographs of animals are not tame.

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// An evolution in Chinese food in eastern Mass.

As Chinese New Year approaches — the Year of the Snake begins on Feb. 10 — it’s a good time to look at how Chinese food has changed in the Boston area.

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// At DooWee, Vietnamese fare far from traditional

Spicy, crispy, savory, garlicky, and addictive seem applicable descriptions for most of what’s coming out of the tiny kitchen in Somerville.

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Life with a killer cat

A recent study suggests that cats are remorseless and relentless killers, dispatching billions of birds and mammals each year. Rusty, the 7-year-old orange prowler, is adding to those numbers.


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Workers loaded the truck outside Fenway Park on Tuesday morning.

Truck Day arrives for Red Sox

An unofficial start to spring training arrived on Tuesday as the Red Sox and fans sent off the equipment truck to Fort Myers.

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