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For people silenced by unwelcome intruders such as a stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury or Lou Gehrig’s disease, which affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement, mental activity may not have stopped – only the means to communicate may be interrupted. more
The University of Rhode Island and the URI Foundation are expected to announce Monday at the kick-off to support the College of Engineering bond that the Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000 to support the school. more
Could the innovation that has helped drive human prosperity for centuries finally be petering out? Some worry that the easy discoveries in science and technology have been made, and it will only get harder from here. Is this believable? more
Applications to the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition are now being accepted. Winners and finalists are expected to take home prizes valued at about $200,000. more
A Cranston-based chemical manufacturing and research company received $900,000 Thursday through a federal initiative trying to make U.S. solar energy resources more affordable and accessible. more
Bill White is the chief author of the new book, “Winning the War Against Concussions in Youth Sports,” a topic that has risen in public awareness due to expanding research on the effects of sports-related head injuries. White grew up playing many sports and is the father of five children who have been high school athletes, one of whom suffered a concussion and had some long-term effects that only became clear several years later. more
In a move designed to reinvigorate its HUBZone (Historically Underutilized Business Zones) program, the U.S. Small Business Administration has launched Destination: HUB. more
Teespring, a custom apparel-making platform founded by Brown University graduates, has raised $35 million in venture capital from Silicon Valley investors. more
A “PitchOff” will be held Monday, Nov. 17 for budding and established entrepreneurs to practice their business pitch in advance of the Rhode Island Elevator Pitch Contest next month. more
Six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state’s Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund), according to the R.I. Commerce Corporation and the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council. more
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