Technology

Online tool finds Mass. sites for biotech

BOSTON – An online site-selection tool for biotechnology companies looking to operate or expand in the Bay State was unveiled today at the 2007...
CREATING an atmosphere where employees want to get involved is part of Item Group's 'flat' or 'horizontal' management structure. /

Item finds new home with room to grow

It took two years to find a new permanent home for Item Group, but only two days to make an offer on the 80,000-square-foot...
DOROTHY EDWARDS, right, a nursing home resident and longtime Hope & Hospice Care of Rhode Island patient, sits with her nurse and case manager, Linda Tolmie. /

Study: Hospice care can extend patients’ lives

In another era, death was a family affair. The sick lay in their beds at home, surrounded by relatives, maybe some close friends and...
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Top business plans focus on safety, health

The developer of software that transforms cell phones into automated security devices and a student team that uses peer pressure to help lower employers’...

‘Nanotextured’ materials eyed for better implants

The tiny springy cylinders that hold open once-clogged blood arteries may soon be getting safer and more effective. Researchers at Brown University and Purdue University...
MODERATOR Christopher Lydon, left, and panelists Michael Lysaght of Brown, Philip Long of MIT, IT consultant Jack Templin and Seth Goldenberg of RISD, discuss the impact of fast-changing technology on society and the economy. /

Rapid advances expected to transform human life

By 2015, technology will have significantly changed life as we live it in the developed world, impacting every aspect of society and the economy. That...
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Keeping clients happy in the materials world

Carl Machado has joined construction products manufacturer Dryvit Systems Inc. as corporate materials manager. He will be responsible for all material management issues, including...

Carcieri wants new Power Authority<br> to promote renewables

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has submitted a bill to the General Assembly to create a R.I. Power Authority to spearhead the development...

Nestor shares fall below Nasdaq minimum level

PROVIDENCE – Nestor Inc. has been notified by Nasdaq that, as of April 23, the market value of the company’s common stock had fallen...

St. Luke’s lab among CAP Best Performers

NEW BEDFORD – The College of American Pathologists has ranked the laboratory at St. Luke’s Hospital among its 2006 Best Performers. CAP laboratory accreditation...
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