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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
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
BIOTECHNOLOGY Health care is an innovative industry, but Ximedica knows it takes more than a great idea to make a difference. For more than 30 years, this Providence-based company has collaborated with creative thinkers, … more
Researchers, including John Sedivy, the Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology and a professor of medical science at Brown University, have found that movement within the genome of potentially harmful DNA snippets may cause or contribute to age-related health problems. more
University of Rhode Island graduate student in marine biology, Ashley Marranzino, made a discovery about the sensory system of a group of deep sea fishes called dragonfishes. more
Seventeen years ago EpiVax Inc. spun out of a laboratory at Brown University – a high-risk but high-reward company whose founders had made an innovative discovery. Today the self-funded, Providence-headquartered company is at the … more
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