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Articles by Alex Constantino (15)

A crane was needed to transport the University’s new 3.8-ton magnetic device into 70 Ship St. through the roof.

University News

New $2.9 million magnetic tool will further research

February 12, 2013 4 comments

The 3.8-ton new instrument creates a magnetic field for studying molecules.

Bernice King addressed a large crowd that included students from Harvard, Yale, Penn, Johns Hopkins University and Tougaloo College.

University News

MLK’s daughter speaks on health equality

January 31, 2013 2 comments

Bernice King discussed her family history, as well as her personal and poltical views.

Science & Research

Study finds smoking worsens hangovers

January 25, 2013 0 comments

Research from addiction study center could not determine cause behind behaviors’ linkage.

Metro

U. receives more than $50 million from NIH

October 25, 2012 0 comments

Despite the uncertainty surrounding its future funding levels, the National Institutes of Health awarded $146.96 million to Rhode Island organizations in the 2012 fiscal year, with Brown receiving about 40 percent of the new award total with $58.7 million. Other top recipients include Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital, the University of Rhode Island and Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. The NIH is the largest federal research agency and funds research projects and programs relating to human disease.

Science & Research

Study links oral health to pancreatic cancer

October 1, 2012 0 comments

Failing to floss may have consequences far worse than cavities, according to an international study led by Dominique Michaud, associate professor of epidemiology. The study, published Sept. 18 in the journal Gut, found a twofold increased risk of pancreatic cancer in patients with high levels of antibodies for an infectious oral bacterium.