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Industry professionals in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields are needed as volunteer chaperones for “STEM in the Middle 2015,” according to Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience industry organization. more
One in 68 children in the United States has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those, about 25 percent are never able to talk. more
On Oct. 9, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Inc., will hold a breakfast featuring a cross-section of Rhode Island leaders to address the need to increase funding for cancer research. more
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
Paula Grammas, an international research pioneer in the study of Alzheimer's disease, takes the helm as the director of the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience on Dec. 13. The institute was established in 2013 with a $15 million … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
Brown University researchers have made what they describe as an important step in improving the performance of the brain-computer interface that they have been laboring on in recent years. more
Previous research has established a link between genetic mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes to an increased risk of developing ovarian, Fallopian tube or peritoneal cancer in women. A recent publication documents the efforts of a team of researchers affiliated with the Gynecologic Oncology Group to determine if inherited genetic mutations – other than BRCA1 and BRCA2 – can also put a woman at risk of developing these diseases. more
Dennis Hilliard, director of the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory at the University of Rhode Island, will be inducted into the Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame for his service to the law enforcement and criminal justice agencies in the … more
Patrick Cappillino, chemistry/biochemistry assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, was one of three recipients to receive the 2015 Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship. Cappillino plans to research … more
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