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Life Sciences
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Medical-device companies, under pressure from hospitals and health insurers to keep expenses down, are capitalizing on strong cash flows and the stumbling stock market to beef up cost-controlling technologies that may be critical to maintaining growth. 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
Nabsys, a genomics firm, recently completed a project generating the world’s first long-range, non-optical maps of entire human genomes. 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
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
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
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
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
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