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Middle school girls learned about opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math fields at Tech Collective’s sixth annual STEM in the Middle Girls’ Career Expo. more
Memorial Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital have received grant funds from the National Institutes of Health, as part of an NIH national initiative called Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors. more
Back in the mid-1980s, fellow Rhode Island School of Design grads Stephen Lane and Aidan Petrie formed a company devoted to providing an innovative and creative platform for introducing medical-technology products to the marketplace, among other … more
Joseph Braun is an assistant professor in the department of epidemiology in the program of public health at Brown University. He is leading a research initiative that has shown a statistically significant association between a relatively high exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid, part of a larger family of chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances, and the pace of body fat gain in children during the first eight years of life. Braun talked recently with Providence Business News about this research, which was the recipient of a $2 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. more
The Slater Technology Fund on Monday announced it is committing another $250,000 to the biomedical company ProThera Biologics, bringing Slater’s total investment in the company to $950,000. more
The University of Massachusetts was granted 62 utility patents in 2015, putting the school at No. 30 on a list of the Top 100 worldwide universities that were granted U.S. patents. more
Rhode Island Hospital has been awarded a $519,344 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the susceptibility of people to drug-resistant bacteria who have been exposed to antibiotics. more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
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