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MultiCell Technologies works on cancer drug

LINCOLN – MultiCell Technologies Inc. says it has reached a milestone in its work to develop a drug to treat colorectal cancer, the third...

System built at NUWC wins technology award

NEWPORT – The Blue Rose Fiber Optic Perimeter Security and Detection System, developed at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, has won the...

Startup signs deal with Brown, R.I. Hospital

PROVIDENCE – Corum Medical Inc., a medical device startup based in Providence and Sudbury, Mass., has signed a license agreement with Brown University and...
RATHER THAN CHASING trends, Larry Keeley advises maximizing the potential of existing ideas, as Sylvania is doing with LED lighting. /

Warning: Brainstorming may destroy innovation

Almost anyone who's worked to develop an innovation at a big company knows the drill. The senior executives give a stirring speech about how...

MBTA to open central customer service office

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority plans to open a centralized customer service department, aiming to appease riders and streamline the complaint process. "The...
"CONSOLODATING our operations and selling off excess real estate is an integral part of the broader restructuring plan," said Larry Liebenow, Quaker Fabric's president and CEO. /

Quaker Fabric to sell HQ, lease back part

FALL RIVER – Quaker Fabric Corp. said last week that it has made a deal to sell its 245,000-square-foot corporate headquarters building at 1082...
AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /

Salt marsh project helps nature and golfers

It sounds like a plague that Greek gods would rain down on their enemies: phragmites (pronounced frag-mighties). It may not be the product of...

Aquidneck West Side plan shaping island’s future

Nearly a year and a half after it was first unveiled, the West Side Master Plan is leading redevelopment efforts across Aquidneck Island, local...

It’s time to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The discussion is no longer confined to warrens of liberal thought. Scientists are all singing the same tune about climate change – it is...
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A.T. Cross profit surges to $3.3M

LINCOLN – In an after-market announcement, A.T. Cross Co. (AMEX: ATX) yesterday posted a profit of $3.3 million or 22 cents per share for...
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