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A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
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
Joseph Braun is an assistant professor in the department of epidemiology in the program of public health at Brown University. He is leading a research initiative that has shown a statistically significant association between a relatively high exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid, part of a larger family of chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances, and the pace of body fat gain in children during the first eight years of life. Braun talked recently with Providence Business News about this research, which was the recipient of a $2 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. more
CEO (or equivalent): Bradley Waugh, CEO; Al Greer, president 2015 Revenue: $19,784,726 2013 Revenue: $3,232,321 Revenue growth: 512% LIFE WEAR TECHNOLOGIES has flourished in the decade-plus since the company was … more
The University of Massachusetts was granted 62 utility patents in 2015, putting the school at No. 30 on a list of the Top 100 worldwide universities that were granted U.S. patents. more
A “Tech Nite” open house will be held at New England Institute of Technology’s East Greenwich campus at One New England Tech Blvd on Nov. 3 from 3-7 p.m. more
The Slater Technology Fund has invested $50,000 in local water technology company HMSolution Inc. The company, co-founded by Brown University graduate and CEO Margaret Lengerich, has created technology designed to remove eight of the most common heavy metals in drinking water at a cost lower than traditional filtration methods more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor launched three new incentive programs on Wednesday in an effort to grow the state’s economy. more
People who go to bed wary of potential danger sometimes pledge to sleep “with one eye open.” A new Brown University study finds that’s not far off: On the first night in a new place, the research suggests, one brain hemisphere remains more awake than the other during deep sleep, apparently in a state of readiness for trouble. more
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