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Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
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
Susan Meschwitz, an assistant professor of chemistry at Salve Regina University, has had peer-reviewed research, which was co-authored by chemistry major Emily Poulin, published recently. Their research, which discovered that a class of organic molecules are proving effective in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria, could interest the members of Olympic sailing, triathlon and rowing teams competing in polluted waters at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. 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
Vaccine innovator Dr. Anne S. De Groot's accomplishments, studies and publications are vast. She has several titles at several organizations. But for the founder, CEO and chief scientific officer of Providence's EpiVax Inc., two skills on her … more
Colleen Dalton, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, recently received a CAREER Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for early-career faculty. The grant will help Dalton … 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
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