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“Heads Up! A Panel on Concussion,” will be held today as part of Rhode Island ‘s first Brain Week, which offers an array of activities and programs. Focusing on adult and youth sports injuries, the program features neurologists, sports injury prevention specialists and a special guest, former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders. The panel, which is sponsored by the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, will be held at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical Center. Refreshments will be offered at 5 p.m., and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. more
Carrie McDonough, a graduate student in the University of Rhode Island’s oceanography program, talks with Providence Business News about her popular “oceanbites” blog, which features information on oceanography research and the ocean world. Since she first posted in September 2013, she has gained more than 10,000 Twitter followers and 500 Facebook fans, and science writers and teachers in kindergarten through grade 12 use the site for educational materials and story ideas. more
When it comes to innovation, Richard G. Horan of the Providence-based Slater Technology Fund is the wind beneath the wings of biomedical and life science startups in Rhode Island. An active advocate for technological development, he oversees the … more
Nominations and applications for the newly expanded 2016 Tech10 Awards program are being accepted until Aug. 15. more
Dr. Alan Morrison, a cardiologist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was recently awarded $50,000 through Ocean State Research Institute for a one-year pilot project studying aortic heart valves’ thickening and hardening. more
Wexford Science & Technology LLC announced Thursday it has become an independent company, owned and operated by its existing management team, that will focus on managing and operating university-focused research and innovation districts. more
Eighth-grade science teacher Jane Ramos has used the Jason Learning educational program for the past eight years. For her, it's been a tool to engage students who wouldn't otherwise be interested in science. "One of the most wonderful … more
Medrobotics Corp. believes it has changed the field of invasive surgery, with the first-ever surgical tool that can snake through the human body, without disturbing other anatomy, to reach previously difficult-to-access regions. The … more
Jennifer Rousseau, executive director of the Cherrystone Angel Group, has been named to the Global Investor Forum Advisory Board. more
Researchers, including John Sedivy, the Hermon C. Bumpus Professor of Biology and a professor of medical science at Brown University, have found that movement within the genome of potentially harmful DNA snippets may cause or contribute to age-related health problems. more
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