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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
A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has received a $6 million National Science Foundation grant for research to show how the nervous system functions in health and disease. 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
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
Dr. Yow-Pin Lim, founder and CEO of ProThera Biologics in Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his company’s partnership with ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., its move last year to the Jewelry District, and how it is on track to start clinical trials of its lead therapeutic product next year. The company currently employs seven. more
When the University of Rhode Island’s Department of Cell and Microbiology saw an opportunity to help address the needs of Rhode Island’s biotech and pharmaceutical companies and satisfy student interest, it ran with it. more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million over four years to a team of University of Rhode Island and University of North Caroline researchers to study Lyme disease prevention and exposure among outdoor workers. more
Dr. Eli Adashi is a tenured professor of medical science at Brown University. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. more
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