DR. GREGORY JAY, an emergency room physician at Rhode Island Hospital, is developing a new approach to the treatment of joint injuries and arthritis. /

A molecule with big promise in arthritis treatment

A research team led by a Rhode Island Hospital emergency room doctor has made a discovery about the nature of wear in joints that...

Work together or fail together

A man was having a conversation with a pastor one day and said, “I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.” The...
A SELECT GROUP of minimum-security inmates at the ACI is being taught the latest in construction technology in a partnership with CCRI. /

ACI construction course teaches latest techniques

Darryl Lincoln was in his teens the last time he was free – before his murder conviction 13 years ago. Now 30, Lincoln has no...
THE ELIMINATOR trawl system, developed by URI researchers working with local fishermen, takes advantage of behavioral differences between haddock and other fish. /

URI team’s fish-saving device reels in $30K prize

WASHINGTON – A team of researchers at the University of Rhode Island Fisheries Center will receive the grand prize, and $30,000, in the World...

National Institute of Aging gives Brown $10M to study long-term care

WASHINGTON – The National Institute of Aging, a component of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a five-year, $10 million grant to researchers...

RISD mulls possible expansion in N.C.

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design confirmed this morning that it is in talks with officials in Charlotte, N.C., to “explore potential...

3 R.I. firms saluted for including women on boards

BOSTON – Three Rhode Island companies will be honored by The Boston Club tomorrow at the group’s biennial Corporate Salute, a celebration of companies...

Former PC president dies unexpectedly at 74

PROVIDENCE – The Rev. Philip Alphonsus Smith, O.P. 1963, a priest, educator and administrator who had served as the 11th president of Providence College...

Amgen seeks applicants for teaching awards

WEST GREENWICH – Amgen is inviting local teachers to submit applications for the 17th annual Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence. The awards program,...

RWU unveils shuttle bus powered by canola oil

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University has unveiled the school’s newly converted, eco-friendly, canola oil-powered shuttle bus. Once a run-of-the-mill Ford F-350 that guzzled diesel fuel,...
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