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Northern Light Acadia Hospital receives $500K gift for Alzheimer’s research program

Northern Light Acadia Hospital, a psychiatric hospital in Bangor, has received $500,000 to support the Robert C. Strauss Neurocognitive Research Program in finding new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders affecting mental health. The gift from Camilla Cochrane is in honor of her late husband, Robert Strauss. Read more

2022-06-27T16:06:44+00:00May 25th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

NSF awards nearly $1M for System to build cyberinfrastructure that will expand Maine’s access to new research, learning opportunities

ORONO — The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Maine System nearly $1 million to build new cyberinfrastructure that will expand the state’s access to scientific data, expertise and learning opportunities across New England and beyond. The equipment funded by the $976,496 NSF award will create high-speed, 400 gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network connections between the [...]

2022-05-23T19:04:55+00:00May 21st, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

Maine Voices: Advancing Maine’s role in the life sciences through biomanufacturing

Although traditionally linked to tourism and outdoor recreation, Maine is now on the verge of also defining itself as a state where the life sciences thrive. Today, more than 400 life sciences companies are currently making their home in Maine, creating job opportunities and opening the doors to new career paths for both current and [...]

2022-05-23T19:01:28+00:00May 20th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

STEM college research and career exploration course offered to high school students at UMaine tuition-free

ORONO — Registration is open for an innovative four-week college STEM research course for qualified high school students (rising grade 11-12) offered by the University of Maine, July 18 to Aug. 11 in Orono. Sections of this course are offered at the UMaine Hutchinson Center and UMaine Machias on the same dates. Introduction to Integrated [...]

2022-05-23T19:04:01+00:00May 19th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

The Sweet Science Behind Maine’s Wild Blueberries

Rachel Schattman has never encountered a crop quite like wild blueberries. “They’re perennial bi-annuals,” says the University of Maine agroecologist and former vegetable farmer. “They’re endemic to the environment. They’re genetically diverse — a single field might have hundreds of genotypes. They have a special nutritional profile. They have a rich history with indigenous tribes. That’s a [...]

2022-05-23T19:03:07+00:00May 18th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments

Covetrus reports Q1 uptick in sales, shrinking loss

Portland-based animal-health company Covetrus Inc. (Nasdaq: CVET) on Thursday reported financial results for the year’s first quarter, showing an uptick in revenue and a net loss that shrank from the same period's results last year. Net sales for the three months ended March 31, 2022, totaled $1.15 billion, an increase of 4% over the amount [...]

2022-05-23T18:49:44+00:00May 6th, 2022|NEWS|0 Comments
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