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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...

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...

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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