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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...

Web 2.0 principles drive educational software firm

Like any developing technology, the new World Wide Web, better known as Web 2.0, can be challenging to define. What’s more, its potential can...

Astro-Med printers to be installed in new military planes

WEST WARWICK – Astro-Med Inc. makes printers for U.S. military planes that fly all around the world. Now, they will also be found in...

New technology offers textile maker room to grow

Biomedical products offset low-tech losses to Asia It was a first for the textile company. Two trucks pulled up at Concordia Fibers in rural Coventry...
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Tom Webster of Brown University feeds cells, a process that involves taking off old culture medium and adding new medium.

Nanotechnology firm in development

Research was done at Brown, Purdue After six years at two universities, and about $10 million in grants, Thomas J. Webster’s research to use microscopic...

CVS taps IBM for its payroll services

At the CVS/pharmacy headquarters in Woonsocket, 140 people in the human resources department have been responsible for managing payroll and benefits for the company’s...

LighthouseMD teams up with local lab network

Providence-based LighthouseMD announced a partnership last week with East Side Clinical Laboratory, one of the largest lab networks in southern New England, that will...

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...
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