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STEPHEN LANE, CEO of Item Group, says Item's development of the spill-proof 'big-kid cup' led to a series of inventions, including a breast pump and industrial fluid dispensers. /

Can industrial designers<br> change the whole world?

Industrial designers are not only riding the shifts in their industries. They are creating the shifts by designing straws that filter unsafe water for...
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Undersea work links URI, industry

Working with funding from the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council and the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center, a team of scientists from private...
GUY deWARDENER, chief information officer at Applied Sciences Associates, says the company's Oilmap software lets users 'actually see ... how [a spill] is dispersing.' /

Modeling movement in water

What do the Coast Guard, dredgers and the oil industry have in common? They all, from time to time, have a need to predict...
DANA PAUL of Shazamm, with one of the kiosks for which the company created software that allows companies to operate the kiosks easily and remotely. /

Letting customers help themselves

Dana Paul was listening to sports radio when he got an idea to integrate a Web camera into an entertainment kiosk to let fans...
DAVID M. DUARTE, a worker at TPI Composites, stands at the root end of a 46-meter mold used to make wind energy turbines. /

Wind-power trend gives boost to TPI

TPI Composites has had a very busy April. The Warren-based manufacturer of large-scale composite structures such as blades for wind turbines, hoods for military vehicles...

Still time to claim phone-tax refund

A new tax credit, applicable only for 2006 filings, could be worth serious money to your company. But if you are like many other...
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Justice Flanders to lead URI research commission

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has named lawyer Robert G. Flanders Jr., a former R.I. Supreme Court associate justice, to chair a new commission charged...

Google now has world’s most-visited Web sites

Google Inc. has passed Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo! Inc. – for the first time – to become the owner of the...

Cox boosts Internet speeds in N.E.

Cox Communications has rolled out changes to its residential high-speed Internet service that include the addition of Comcast Corp.’s “PowerBoost” speed-enhancement technology. “Cox customers...

Amgen recognizes R.I., Mass. teachers<br> for science excellence

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – For the 16th year in a row, pharmaceuticals giant Amgen Inc. is honoring K-to-12 science teachers across the nation, including...
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