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Life Sciences
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A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
A study authored by Brown associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior Lisa Uebelacker suggests that yoga may offer substantial benefits for many sufferers of bipolar disorder. more
Amy Salisbury is associate professor of pediatrics as well as associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University. She recently authored a study about the neurological effects on newborns when their mothers have been prescribed antidepressants while carrying them. more
Kathryn Markey Lundgren, an aquatic diagnostic technician at Roger Williams University's Center for Economic and Environmental Development, has just accepted a new position at the USDA Agriculture Research Service at the University of Rhode Island … more
The Miriam Hospital and Beth Deaconess Medical Center in Boston were recently awarded a $1.3 million grant to study why some patients keep weight off better than others following bariatric surgery. more
Middle school girls connected with professionals working in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math at Tech Collective’s STEM in the Middle workshop recently. more
Peter Belenky is assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at Brown University. He was the lead author of a recent study on the surprising complexity of antibiotic functionality in the journal Cell Reports. The paper is part of the worldwide effort to prevent the efficacy of antibiotics from descending to dangerously low levels. more
EpiVax and French pharmaceutical company Ipsen recently announced a collaborative project to combat neurotoxins with novel biologic therapeutics. more
Southcoast Health recently became the third hospital in New England to offer a new surgical implant that permits some atrial fibrillation patients to no longer take blood thinning medications. more
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
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