John Dyer

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Worcester comeback seems for real 

Worcester comeback seems for real 

Pent-up demand is finally being realized in state’s second-largest city

PHOTOGRAPHS BY MARK MORELLI A correction was added to this story. MARS IS THE LIMIT for robotics engineer Kevin Harrington. Harrington, 32, wants to build a machine that would harvest the sun, soil, and atmosphere of the Red Planet to produce food, building supplies, and robots for human colonies in the future. “Let’s say we(...)

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Game on

Game on

The video game business is trying to move to the next level in Massachusetts. How much of a helping hand will state government offer?

  Baker College junior Matthew Herard, dressed in a suit festooned with sensors,moves in front of a green screen as cameras record his actions. His moves will beused to make a digital avatar that is more life-like. Herard says he’d like to go to work for Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios in Rhode Island after graduation.(...)

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