Updated February 24 at 12:29am
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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
Startups seeking capital and/or partnerships can submit a plan for the opportunity to present at the 2016 New England Venture Summit, which connects emerging-growth companies with active venture capitalists, private investors, investment bankers, corporate investors and strategic partners. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo opened the second round of the state’s Innovation Voucher Program for applications on Tuesday at an event hosted by Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School. 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 the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Cell and Microbiology saw an opportunity to help address the needs of Rhode Island’s biotech and pharmaceutical companies and satisfy student interest, it ran with it. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
MedMates, a group dedicated to building the state’s life sciences industry, hosts a free panel discussion Wednesday, “MedTech: Lessons from the Real World.” more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. 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
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