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For more than four years now, a coalition of anti-poverty activists has been pushing for controls on neighborhood payday-loan shops that lend cash for two weeks at an astonishingly high interest rate. more
Last week Providence Business News held its third Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies celebration at Rosecliff mansion in Newport. more
NsGene Inc.’s innovative brain-repair therapy couldn’t have come at a better time, as one of the neurodegenerative diseases it would treat – Parkinson’s disease – has gotten a lot of press lately. more
Ever notice a flooded street, a severe pothole or a tree downed on power lines and not known who to notify about it? It’s not serious enough for 911, and a call to a local city department or utility may take days for a response. more
NanoSteel sees its practices as the Occam’s razor of steel-material design: The simplest and most obvious solution. more
Walk into a Providence elementary school, and you could find someone in a business suit reciting verse about “green eggs and ham.” more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation has approximately $800,000 in grants available to support projects that will increase Rhode Island’s competitiveness internationally in marine ecosystems research. more
When dirt collects in a motorcyclist’s open fracture after an accident, bacteria may adhere to any implant, like stainless steel staples, that the surgeon inserts, and removing that bacteria can be traumatic and costly to the patient, says Dioscaris R. Garcia, a pharmacologist and microbiologist at Materials Science Associates LLC in North Kingstown. more
When charter-boat captain Steven Anderson takes a group of fishermen out from the Port of Galilee in Narragansett on his 31-foot boat Bare Bones, he takes a touch-screen tablet so he can record data about fluke, also called summer flounder. more
The Slater Technology Fund is seeking $3 million from the state Renewable Energy Fund to seed a new $8 million investment vehicle for Rhode Island early-stage energy companies. more
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