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Restoration program marks 1.25 million lobsters

Lanny Dellinger, a full-time lobsterman since the early 1990s, said the best thing to come out of a recently completed six-year lobster restoration program,...

Product of URI research at leading edge of sonar

By John P. Mello Contributing Writer Sonar (sound navigation and ranging) has been around since the beginning of the 20th century, but it didn’t enter the...

Innovating in a traditional world

Tucked away in the woods off Route 2 in East Greenwich, in a simple 10,000-square-foot building, Chronomatic Inc. produces intricate logo jewelry and awards...
IN PROGRESS: On-site at the Providence Place mall parking garage - where they're working to minimize motorists' confusion and anxiety - are Multi Design for People LLC co-owners Rosanne Ramos, left, and Kat Darula. /

A bridge to the future, in a tree

Designers make accessibility the key to their work, no matter the localeKat Darula and Rosanne Ramos see beautiful designs everywhere – in beaches, hotels...

Specialty tech firms serving R.I.

In February 2004, five entrepreneurs met up in a San Francisco suburb and spent a long weekend thinking up ideas for a new technology...

Textron grants $400,000 to R.I. nonprofits

Textron Inc. recently announced 23 Rhode Island-based recipients of the company's 2006 grant program. Grants are awarded two times each year via the Textron...

NIH gives startup $2.8M for sepsis, anthrax trials

Every year, across the United States, nearly 800,000 people develop severe sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which the body is overwhelmed by infection, and...

Local credit unions join national branch network

Members of three Rhode Island credit unions can now walk into one of more than 2,200 credit union branches in 46 states and, with...
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Tellart Co-founders Matt Cottam, left, and Nicholas Scappaticci, at their offices in Providence, are both RISD graduates.

Tellart melds technology, art

COMPANY PROFILE Tellart Owners: Matt Cottam and Nicholas Scappaticci Type of business: Information and interface design consultant Location: 27 Sims Ave., Providence (plus office in Berkeley, Calif.) Employees: Six...

Item subsidiary to focus on new medical devices

Robert E. Pelletier has been named CEO of Ximedica, a newly established, wholly owned subsidiary of Item Group in Providence that specializes in design,...
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