Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Tod Machover, with the Hyperscore software on a large screen in the background. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Tod Machover: A Musical Innovator

Tod Machover is famous for his inventions, including Hyperscore and hyperinstruments, which make it possible for just about anyone to compose and play music

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff Visits Boston

The President of Brazil was in Massachusetts Tuesday after a recent visit by Gov. Deval Patrick to Brazil. They are attempting to strengthen economic ties between the two states.

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, left, stands in front of Gov. Deval Patrick at the State House, Tuesday. (Fred Thys/WBUR)

CommonHealth: Clear Instructions For Patients, Not Just Pets

Every time Ken Farbstein takes his dog Jackson to see his veterinarian, Ken leaves with a printed summary of notes from Jackson’s visit. That recently got him thinking; if my dog gets a printed summary of health tips, why shouldn’t I?

Technicians use ultrasound to check a pet cat for cancer at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, in Grafton, Mass. in 2008. (AP)

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