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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
Stephen Sheinkopf, an assistant professor (research) of psychiatry and pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, has been awarded a $496,000 grant for his work on autism-spectrum disorders. 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
University of Rhode Island graduate student in marine biology, Ashley Marranzino, made a discovery about the sensory system of a group of deep sea fishes called dragonfishes. more
A “Tech Nite” open house will be held at New England Institute of Technology’s East Greenwich campus at One New England Tech Blvd on Nov. 3 from 3-7 p.m. more
The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
Dr. Eli Adashi is a tenured professor of medical science at Brown University. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. more
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