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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
Xinyuan “Shawn” Chen, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, is developing a nicotine vaccine to block the drug’s entry into a smoker’s brain. more
A national consultant has advised the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission to create a business innovation district in Providence that is larger than the existing footprint of undeveloped land, and to create an advisory council that would include the perspectives of anchor industries and universities. more
EpiVax Inc., the Rhode Island-based vaccine designer and maker of protein therapeutics, has formed a joint venture with Schroedinger LLC, a leading computational chemistry provider, to design “biosuperior” therapies to treat a range of diseases. 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
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
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
Kali Thomas, Brown assistant professor of health services, policy and practice, recently published a study showing that one byproduct of Meals on Wheels’ work to deliver meals to seniors is to significantly reduce loneliness. more
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. 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
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