Sunday, January 29, 2023



It’s time to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The discussion is no longer confined to warrens of liberal thought. Scientists are all singing the same tune about climate change – it is...

Charity care merits a serious discussion

The R.I. Department of Health has proposed new regulations that would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a wide range of free-standing...
PROPOSED new rules would require clinics such as Garden City Treatment Center in Cranston, above, to treat the poor for free. /

Proposed charity rules go beyond hospitals

New rules proposed by the R.I. Department of Health this month would require not just hospitals and nursing homes, but a variety of free-standing...
DR. ROY AARON plans to use virtual-reality technology to test 'biohybrid' prosthetics for soldiers who have lost limbs in the Iraq war. /

A virtual take on cutting-edge medicine

Dr. Roy Aaron recalls the first time he donned a head-mounted display – a device resembling a helmet with goggles that displays computer-generated images...
THE TURBINE HALL in the former South Street power station will house part of the Heritage Harbor Museum. Developer Struever Bros. Eccles & Rouse is also carving out retail and office spaces within the building. /

Reinventing a waterfront icon

Stepping into the darkened South Street Station power plant in Providence's Jewelry District is like stumbling upon a lost temple of the Industrial Age. The...
TONY SADLER, left, vice president of operations services at Brooks, presents a check to Jennifer Laurelli, the museum's director of development. With them, from left, are Jaedon Sadler of West Greenwich and R.J., Michael and Morgan Hancock of Cumberland. /

Brooks donates $300,000 to Children’s Museum

Brooks Pharmacy has given a $30,000 grant to the Providence Children's Museum to sponsor Brooks Pharmacy Free Sundays through December of this year, enabling...
'THE POWER TOUR Electric Guitar is incredibly realistic, and we believe that tweens will love the experience,' said Jeff Jackson, vice president of marketing at Hasbro's Tiger Electronics division. /

Hasbro, Gibson develop interactive kids’ guitar

PAWTUCKET – Tiger Electronics, a division of the Pawtucket-based toy manufacturer Hasbro, has partnered with Gibson USA to introduce the Power Tour Electric Guitar,...

There’s no silver bullet in sales prospecting

Prospecting for new business should be easy. With more than 1,250,000 Google entries on the subject, there should certainly be more than enough advice...
'WE'RE RIGHT AT the beginning of an exciting new time in broadband wireless,' says Jeff Thompson, Towerstream's president and CEO.

Seizing the opportunities as WiMAX comes of age

Many communication pundits believe WiMAX – Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access – has the potential to change wireless communication as we know it. That's...
RATHER THAN CHASING trends, Larry Keeley advises maximizing the potential of existing ideas, as Sylvania is doing with LED lighting. /

Warning: Brainstorming may destroy innovation

Almost anyone who's worked to develop an innovation at a big company knows the drill. The senior executives give a stirring speech about how...
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