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A biologist and theologian at Providence College has been awarded a major national health grant to support research of a gene linked to several human cancers. more
Amgen Inc., the world’s largest biotechnology company by revenue, disappointed analysts with lower-than-expected sales of its top drug as executives assured investors the drop was seasonal and they were on target to meet their 2014 projections. more
The Cardiovascular Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital has become the first in the state to implant a new leadless implantable cardiac defibrillator. more
MedMates grew up out of a simple premise: Put enough health-tech industry members in a room together, and innovation will take care of itself. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will host a weeklong chemistry camp for up to 40 middle school girls from April 21-25 during public-school vacation. more
The R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council has awarded more than $800,000 in grants to seven teams of researchers for projects on climate change and marine issues, as well as development of communications to bring those issues to the public, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Friday. more
When Johnna A. Pezzullo and Lynne A. Haughey met in 1987, they were both nurses at the Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence. more
The “knowledge economy” is a tantalizing vision as one path for Rhode Island to shake off the economic doldrums of its shrunken manufacturing base and maximize the talent and skill in the state’s colleges and forward-thinking businesses. more
Fishery management traditionally has focused on fishing pressure, the removal of animals from a population with nets, lines and traps, as the only statistic worth using in the regulatory equation. more
Nearly halfway through fiscal year 2014, National Institutes of Health grants to Rhode Island institutions are well short of the pace set in the previous year, according to figures on the NIH’s website. more
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