85% of R.I. elementary and middle schools<br> meet all federal targets,...

PROVIDENCE – The latest results from the state’s 250 elementary and middle schools show that 171 schools or 68 percent tested as “high performing,”...

Summit highlights U.S. manufacturing strengths

Manufacturing is not dead, nor is it doing as poorly as people tend to think. That seemed to be the theme of Bryant University’s...

Brown research reveals value of 3-D cell cultures

PROVIDENCE – Research conducted by scientists at Brown University shows that nerve cells grown in three-dimensional cultures use 1,766 genes differently compared with nerve...
'WE CANNOT graduate enough students to fill the demands of the industry,' says Prof. Frederick Gould, who was recently honored as the ASC's Outstanding Educator of the Year.  /

Prof raises awareness for construction ed

Frederick Gould, Roger Williams University’s Ahlborg professor of construction management, was honored as ASC Outstanding Educator of the Year at the International Conference of...

4th Frontiers of Health Care conference<br> to focus on uses, perils of...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University will host a free one-day conference entitled “The Promise and Policy Implications of Personalized Medicine,” focusing on the use of...

Amgen honors 8 teachers from R.I., Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The four Rhode Island and four Massachusetts recipients of the 2007 Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence were honored at a ceremony...
LESLIE TAITO, CEO of RIMES, says collaborating with the RIEDC will help strengthen manufacturing in the state /

RIMES to move into RIEDC’s offices

For 11 years, the Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service – better known as RIMES – has helped the state’s manufacturers improve efficiency, revamp their...

Lacker: Fed shouldn’t rely on labor market<br> to control inflation

NEW YORK – Relying on a slowing economy to stem price increases would be a mistake, Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank...

Change of venue for May 24 IT workshop

PROVIDENCE – The IT disaster planning workshop slated for this Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., has been moved to the Providence Biltmore,...

Study: Farmers’ markets may improve eating habits

KINGSTON – Farmers’ markets may help to encourage health eating habits, according to a study released yesterday by the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program...
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