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Boston Globe
Researchers striving to create a beating Band-Aid for the heartthem into a gelatinous patch that may one day help a person heal after a heart
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
them into a gelatinous patch that may one day help a person heal after a heart attack. Kanellias, who graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in May, has spent the past three years volunteering in the laboratory of George Pins, a... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Waterford Ponders How To Financially Survive Possible Millstone Shutdownwhat other municipalities have done to cope with the loss of nuclear power plan
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
what other municipalities have done to cope with the loss of nuclear power plants. An October 2016 study by students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute said nuclear power plants are a “significant part” of the identities of 86 communities. They... Read more
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The Manila Times
WPI signs on for space in Boston SeaportWorcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is expanding into Boston’s Seaport Distri
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is expanding into Boston’s Seaport District to tap into the synergistic potential of technology companies including Amazon, General Electric, Red Hat and Vertex Pharmaceuticals that have moved or plan to move to... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Hanford: Plutonium found in air samples near public highwayDNA and can cause cancer,” said Dr. Marco Kaltofen of the Nuclear Science and E
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
DNA and can cause cancer,” said Dr. Marco Kaltofen of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program, Dept. of Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The internal memo sent on Monday said investigation into the plutonium and americium... Read more
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Boston Globe
WPI, bees and high schoolsMetro Minute recently highlighted the work being done at Worcester Polytechnic
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
Metro Minute recently highlighted the work being done at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on the decline of certain bee species and its ripple effect on the environment. Now, thanks to a recent $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation,... Read more
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Boston Herald
WPI signs on for space in Boston SeaportWorcester Polytechnic Institute is expanding into Boston’s Seaport District to
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is expanding into Boston’s Seaport District to tap into the synergistic potential of technology companies including Amazon, General Electric, Red Hat and Vertex Pharmaceuticals that have moved or plan to move to the... Read more
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MedCity News
How Boston has transformed itself into a powerful digital health ecosystempresident and CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Joel Vengco, president and CIO of
MedCity News / Posted 19 days ago
president and CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals; Joel Vengco, president and CIO of Baystate Health; Laurie Leshin, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute; and Atul Gawande, surgeon, digital health innovations lab executive director, author and New... Read more
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Boston Globe
WPI leasing space in Fort Point neighborhoodTech types have been pouring in to Fort Point and the Seaport lately. Now comes
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Tech types have been pouring in to Fort Point and the Seaport lately. Now comes a school that trains them. Worcester Polytechnic Institute said Thursday that it’s planning to open an outpost in the booming neighborhood later this year, leasing 6,400... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Tests show Hanford workers inhaled radioactive plutoniumyou can inhale or ingest,” said Dr. Marco Kaltofen of the Nuclear Science and E
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
you can inhale or ingest,” said Dr. Marco Kaltofen of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program, Dept. of Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. “If you fly from Seattle to DC, you’re in the air for 6 hours and you’re done. With... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Tests show Hanford workers inhaled radioactive plutoniumyou can inhale or ingest,” said Dr. Marco Kaltofen of the Nuclear Science and E
KING5 Seattle / Posted 19 days ago
you can inhale or ingest,” said Dr. Marco Kaltofen of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program, Dept. of Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. “If you fly from Seattle to DC, you’re in the air for 6 hours and you’re done. With... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
WPI researchers receive NIH grant to develop heart muscle patch using biopolymer microthreadsA research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has been awarded a $45
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has been awarded a $452,000 National Institutes of Health grant to bioengineer a patch to help cardiac muscle beat more strongly and efficiently after a heart attack. Work funded by the... Read more
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Salon.com
Data science can help us fight human traffickingneeded to help victims escape to safety. Renata Konrad, Assistant Professor of
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
needed to help victims escape to safety. Renata Konrad, Assistant Professor of Operations and Industrial Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Andrew C. Trapp, Associate Professor of Operations and Industrial Engineering, Worcester... Read more

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