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Follow England’s example on college tuition

Free college sounds like a great idea, when you first hear the words. That might be why Bernie Sanders was able to whip up...

Providence launches ThinkPVD.com site to promote city

PROVIDENCE – The city has launched ThinkPVD.com, a new interview series as part of its initiative to encourage residents and visitors to “think, shop...
URI STAR: Walt Besio, professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Rhode Island and owner of CREmedical, secured $6 million in a National Science Foundation grant in 2015, a year after he earned two patents for a biomedical electrode that measures brain activity and can be used to potentially stop life-threatening seizures. From left, Jessika Decker, test subject and intern at CREmedical, Besio and Rachel Bartels, product manager at CREmedical. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Rhode Island needs more scientific breakthroughs to become a biotech hub,...

Rhode Island wants its own share of the biomedical-, technology- and engineering-based economy that has transformed Boston, and strengthened the competitive position of Massachusetts.To...
An AEI-BROOKINGS report recommended action for bipartisan plan that would provide more generous parental paid-leave, nationwide. /BLOOMBERG

What a bipartisan plan for U.S. paid leave might look like

NEW YORK - Two Washington research organizations that often lean in opposing political directions are teaming up to advocate for more generous paid parental...
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