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Should the government provide access to health care for everyone?
Could you survive the end of civilization?
Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.
This undated image provided by Brown University via the journal Science in December 2013 shows a Mnemiopsis leidyi, a species of comb jelly known as a sea walnut.
"We are against, the really useless, basically torture of animals to find results that we are not sure what their results what kind of relevance they will have for health care," said Dr. Al Puerini of Providence, who belongs to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
OncoSec Medical Inc. , a company developing its advanced-stage ImmunoPulse DNA-based immunotherapy to treat solid tumors, announced today that Dr. Robert H. Pierce has joined the company as Chief Medical Officer.
Optogenetics had been used in small rodent models. Research reported in Current Biology has shown that optogenetics works effectively in larger, more complex brains.
For a jolly good time, substitute these for the originals when you go door-to-door this War-on-Christmas season! Dreck from Hallmark hangs so neatly Falalalala La La La La On the bigots' trees so sweetly Falalalala La La La La O Plagiarist! O Plagiarist! How blatant is thy stealing O Plagiarist! O Plagiarist! How ugly and revealing I point at ... (more)
How's this for an investor group that believes in Detroit? Sean Jackson is a U.S. Marine Corps reservist and civil affairs adviser from California, who has done projects in Afghanistan and Haiti.
To evaluate school quality, states require students to take standardized tests; in many cases, passing those tests is necessary to receive a high-school diploma.
Students in the Bristol-Warren schools are among the biggest users of illegal drugs in Rhode Island, according to a special report released for all of the state's communities on Monday, Dec. 9. The data was compiled by the Department of Epidemiology in the Brown University School of Public Health for the Rhode Island State Epidemiology and Outcomes ... (more)
Holiday baking isn't about perfectly iced cakes or elaborately decorated cookies for King Arthur Flour recipe developer PJ Hamel.
The notion of the perfect body is a myth foisted on society by the media through the use of idealistic images of beauty and attractiveness.
Fertility technology in the United States has a huge influence on the frequency of twins, triplets, and other multiple births, according to new estimates published Dec. 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine .
This past summer, the Ridgefield Library included a MOOC as part of its adult summer reading program.
On NBC's radically reprogrammed fairy tale, Grimm, the character of Monroe is a walking contradiction: a civilized monster, a predator pursuing a vegan diet.
Today's universities and other large institutions are expected to be increasingly conscious of their environmental and sustainability practices and to set an example for students, faculty and their community.