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Rhode Island may not be ready for a new statewide composting law that goes into effect Jan. 1, with two needed food-waste-to-energy facilities yet to be built and some businesses still unsure of how to comply. The food-waste ban passed in … more
Beech Tree Labs recently announced that its in-development product BTL-tml had reached a milestone in its Phase 2 clinical trial. more
Medrobotics Corp. believes it has changed the field of invasive surgery, with the first-ever surgical tool that can snake through the human body, without disturbing other anatomy, to reach previously difficult-to-access regions. The … more
Andy Trench was building drones to fly cameras for filming when he was posed with a challenge: Assess the condition of a 60-foot-tall cupola atop a 100-year-old Pawtucket church. The challenge resulted in the production of a lightweight … more
When Zoe Schwartz entered high school she was intimidated by technology classes because she believed they were just for boys. But as a sophomore she joined anyway and with a little guidance from one of her teachers, Schwartz – along with … more
A smart wristband invented by University of Rhode Island students to monitor Parkinson’s disease was a finalist in a recent international design competition. more
Kathryn Markey Lundgren, an aquatic diagnostic technician at Roger Williams University's Center for Economic and Environmental Development, has just accepted a new position at the USDA Agriculture Research Service at the University of Rhode Island … more
The Miriam Hospital and Beth Deaconess Medical Center in Boston were recently awarded a $1.3 million grant to study why some patients keep weight off better than others following bariatric surgery. more
Peter Belenky is assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at Brown University. He was the lead author of a recent study on the surprising complexity of antibiotic functionality in the journal Cell Reports. The paper is part of the worldwide effort to prevent the efficacy of antibiotics from descending to dangerously low levels. more
Southcoast Health recently became the third hospital in New England to offer a new surgical implant that permits some atrial fibrillation patients to no longer take blood thinning medications. more
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