— Women gained 73 percent of the 115,000 jobs added to the economy in April.
— Two brain research institutes got into a bidding war over who would use Junior Seau’s brain for research (Boston University won).
— The best way to transport a live panda? While wearing panda costumes, obviously.
— Massachusetts continues to move forward on health-care payment reform.
— Age and the recession, in one chart.
— The case of the missing manufacturing workers.