A shuttle bus operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority caught on fire on Massassuchetts Avenue just south of Albany St. around 9:40 a.m. Wednesday morning. There were no injuries, according to the Cambridge Police Department. THE RIDE is a service operated by the MBTA to provide service to those who are not able to use subways, busses or trains.
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Nathan B. Ball G is this year's winner of the Lemelson-MIT $30,000 Student Prize. A powered rope ascender (lower-left) is among the inventions which led to Ball's receipt of the award.