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Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
People who go to bed wary of potential danger sometimes pledge to sleep “with one eye open.” A new Brown University study finds that’s not far off: On the first night in a new place, the research suggests, one brain hemisphere remains more awake than the other during deep sleep, apparently in a state of readiness for trouble. more
Scientists at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography will present their research at the 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans Feb. 24 to 26. more
With in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer remaining prohibitively expensive, researchers around the world have been pursuing ovarian stimulation medications. more
Mary Carskadon is professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. She talks about a paper she published recently about children and their sensitivity to light. more
BIOTECHNOLOGY Health care is an innovative industry, but Ximedica knows it takes more than a great idea to make a difference. For more than 30 years, this Providence-based company has collaborated with creative thinkers, … more
CEO (or equivalent): Bradley Waugh, CEO; Al Greer, president 2015 Revenue: $19,784,726 2013 Revenue: $3,232,321 Revenue growth: 512% LIFE WEAR TECHNOLOGIES has flourished in the decade-plus since the company was … more
Six years ago, none of the five Brown University researchers with a major new grant from the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation had even worked on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. That’s exactly why the team has a unique approach for making much-needed progress against the untreatable neurodegenerative disease. more
Dr. Rebecca M. Reece joined University Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases in January 2015. Her clinical and research interests include tick-borne diseases, HIV adherence and retention, and health disparities. Reece talks about the risks of Zika and her role as an infectious disease specialist. more
Researchers, including John Sedivy, the Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology and a professor of medical science at Brown University, have found that movement within the genome of potentially harmful DNA snippets may cause or contribute to age-related health problems. more
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