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Life Sciences
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Fishery management traditionally has focused on fishing pressure, the removal of animals from a population with nets, lines and traps, as the only statistic worth using in the regulatory equation. more
How’s this for a job perk: knowing your work helps people suffering from painful, debilitating, chronic illnesses to get out of bed, move without agony and even enjoy life. more
Leaders of Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island say strong growth of the company’s patient base, staff and revenue highlight growing community needs prioritized by nationwide health care reform. more
Kimberly Kowal Arcand, a native Rhode Islander, is helping the world understand what exists beyond the Earth’s orbit. She works with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, creating exhibits of the images it captures. more
WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution accepted the largest single monetary award in its history to create a system of offshore, remotely controlled, ocean observatories, the Cape Code Times reported. more
EAST PROVIDENCE – Sleep difficulties are common among toddlers and preschool-aged children receiving clinical treatment for a wide range of psychiatric disorders, according to a study led by John Boekamp, clinical director of the Pediatric Partial Hospital Program at Bradley Hospital. more
Mnemosyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. appointment of Vanessa King as president and CEO. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $18.8 million to the Rhode Island Institutional Development Award Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, or INBRE, the largest federal award received by the program to date. more
Medtronic Inc., the second-largest maker of medical devices, agreed to buy Covidien PLC for $42.9 billion in cash and stock as it transforms into a broader-based company bolstered by new tax advantages. more
The biosciences comprise a burgeoning industry and important opportunity for Rhode Island. The state’s bioscience industry employs 4,602 bioscience professionals and has a total employment impact of an additional 11,847 workers. On a national and global scale, Rhode Island bioscience companies and professionals participate in the industry’s five primary sectors: drugs and pharmaceuticals; medical devices and equipment; research, testing, and medical laboratories; agricultural feedstock and chemicals; and bioscience-related distribution. more
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