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Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors. more
(Updated 12:52 p.m. and 1:21 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology and Rhode Island School of Design each were included on a list of the top 30 small colleges nationwide for Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, Perception personality types by Degree Match, a website that helps individuals choose the right degree program. more
University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) The Roger Williams University Faculty Senate has voted to sever ties with Wells Fargo, calling the bank’s recent deposits scandal a “gross malfeasance” that’s inconsistent with the values and mission of the university. more
(Updated 3 p.m.) In Rhode Island, students who are known as “debaters” would do best at Brown University. more
Clark Greene has been appointed interim president of Rhode Island College. more
Following a challenging fiscal year, the value of Brown University’s endowment fell 1.1 percent to $3.2 billion, the university announced this week. more
Dr. Lynn Taylor is on a mission to eradicate hepatitis C in Rhode Island. more
A new state compost law, which could open the door to a host of new small-scale entrepreneurship, will be the focus of the 2016 RI Compost Conference & Trade Show scheduled for Thursday. more
A student storage venture captured first place in Johnson & Wales University’s fifth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition Tuesday. more
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