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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
Rhode Island may not be ready for a new statewide composting law that goes into effect Jan. 1, with two needed food-waste-to-energy facilities yet to be built and some businesses still unsure of how to comply. The food-waste ban passed in … 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
Andy Trench was building drones to fly cameras for filming when he was posed with a challenge: Assess the condition of a 60-foot-tall cupola atop a 100-year-old Pawtucket church. The challenge resulted in the production of a lightweight … 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
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
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