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THEIR NEW DIGS in Pawtucket put architects Andrew Thurlow and Maia Small Thurlow in closer proximity to New York City and Boston. /

Architects step into digital age

Andrew Thurlow and Maia Small Thurlow consider themselves part of the first wave of architects capitalizing on digital technology in their profession. The couple met...
'THE POWER TOUR Electric Guitar is incredibly realistic, and we believe that tweens will love the experience,' said Jeff Jackson, vice president of marketing at Hasbro's Tiger Electronics division. /

Hasbro, Gibson develop interactive kids’ guitar

PAWTUCKET – Tiger Electronics, a division of the Pawtucket-based toy manufacturer Hasbro, has partnered with Gibson USA to introduce the Power Tour Electric Guitar,...
DR. ROY AARON plans to use virtual-reality technology to test 'biohybrid' prosthetics for soldiers who have lost limbs in the Iraq war. /

A virtual take on cutting-edge medicine

Dr. Roy Aaron recalls the first time he donned a head-mounted display – a device resembling a helmet with goggles that displays computer-generated images...

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...

Fla. company gets OK to run radiation facility

PROVIDENCE – Radiation Therapy Services Inc., a Nasdaq-traded Florida company that operates Landmark Medical Center's radiation oncology facility, has gotten its state license to...
THE ANDARA OFS is a battery-powered, pacemaker-like device that stimulates nerves in the spinal cord, above and below the  injury, to encourage healing. /

Cyberkinetics asks to sell device to heal spinal injury

FOXBORO, Mass. – Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems Inc. (OTCBB: CYKN) today announced it has applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for permission to...
SATELLITE dishes on a rooftop in New York City, where Sirius has its headquarters in Rockefeller Center. /

Sirius radio’s $4.6B XM deal faces serious scrutiny

Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.’s $4.57 billion purchase of XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. faces opposition from regulators, legislators and other broadcasters, Bloomberg News reports.The...
BILL GATES, chairman of Microsoft Corp., speaks late last month at a promotional event for the new Windows Vista. /

Microsoft settles Iowa consumer antitrust lawsuit

Microsoft Corp., the world's biggest software maker, has settled a case claiming it used its monopoly position to overcharge Iowa consumers for software products...

Feds award R.I. $700,000 to update Medicaid IT

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award Rhode Island $725,253 to update...

Brown cancer biologists ID key growth factor

PROVIDENCE- Researchers at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and Rhode Island Hospital have identified a type of gene-regulating protein that is required to...
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