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“Heads Up! A Panel on Concussion,” will be held today as part of Rhode Island ‘s first Brain Week, which offers an array of activities and programs. Focusing on adult and youth sports injuries, the program features neurologists, sports injury prevention specialists and a special guest, former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders. The panel, which is sponsored by the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, will be held at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical Center. Refreshments will be offered at 5 p.m., and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. more
Carrie McDonough, a graduate student in the University of Rhode Island’s oceanography program, talks with Providence Business News about her popular “oceanbites” blog, which features information on oceanography research and the ocean world. Since she first posted in September 2013, she has gained more than 10,000 Twitter followers and 500 Facebook fans, and science writers and teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 use the site for educational materials and story ideas. more
Researchers at Women & Infants Hospital, a Care New England facility, have found that a non-invasive prenatal blood test for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities is one step closer to being available to all pregnant women, the hospital reported. more
When it comes to innovation, Richard G. Horan of the Providence-based Slater Technology Fund is the wind beneath the wings of biomedical and life science startups in Rhode Island. An active advocate for technological development, he oversees the … more
Four years ago, MedMates was conceived at a brainstorming session about making economic growth happen in Rhode Island. David Goldsmith, co-founder of the group focused on providing a voice and opportunities for businesses in the state's … more
Could Providence be the next Cambridge, a city known as a biotechnology hub? Given recent economic-development activity, it would seem that this corner of the technology sector is on the verge of a takeoff. Since CV Properties LLC and … more
Nominations and applications for the newly expanded 2016 Tech10 Awards program are being accepted until Aug. 15. more
(Updated 9:23 a.m. and 4:23 p.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission authorized a series of incentives Monday to attract Wexford Science & Technology LLC, as well as the Cambridge Innovation Center, to two prime parcels of the former highway land. more
CBD CLINIC, a subsidiary of Aidance Scientific, a Woonsocket company that develops and manufactures an extensive line of over-the-counter dermatology products, has launched a new array of topical pain treatments. more
Dr. Alan Morrison, a cardiologist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was recently awarded $50,000 through Ocean State Research Institute for a one-year pilot project studying aortic heart valves’ thickening and hardening. more
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