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Jackson Lab researcher gets $3.3M to study fatigue syndrome

Lori Valigra |

A scientist at The Jackson Laboratory's Connecticut research arm will get $3,281,515 over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to find better ways to treat...

Following sale, Putney founder gifts nearly $1M to employees

What would you do following the $200 million sale of a company you founded? For Jean Hoffman, founder of the Portland-based veterinary product company Putney Inc., the answer was to let the company's...

Maine nonprofits are big draw for federal R&D funding

Lori Valigra |

Maine's colleges and universities fell short in attracting federal funding for science and engineering in fiscal 2014, but the state's nonprofit institutions made a comparatively strong showing with...

Fed science, engineering funding up for first time in five years

Lori Valigra |

Maine fared last in federal funding among the six New England states, with $38.5 million in fiscal 2014, down significantly from the $52 million in fiscal 2013 for all science and engineering...

Jackson Lab officials lay out aggressive schedule for $125M project

Ellsworth's planning board will be meeting with officials at Jackson Laboratory to begin the official review process of the biomedical lab's planned expansion.

MDIBL scientists study ‘ocean Methuselahs’ to learn about aging

Lori Valigra |

Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor have discovered a contradiction in the current thought on some aspects of aging by studying sea urchins, some of which have a life expectancy...

Jackson Lab gets $3.4M purse for genetic disorder research

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A research group at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received a $3,436,466 boost from the National Institutes of Health that will help spearhead the development of new data resources and...

Jackson Lab method may preserve fertility in female cancer patients

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Radiation and chemotherapy may increase the risk for infertility in female cancer patients, but a researcher at Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and her colleague say it may be possible to design...

MDI Biological Lab finds new way to heal wounds

Lori Valigra |

An MDI Biological Laboratory professor has discovered a new way that wounds heal themselves, opening the door for research on new genes or drugs to promote healing.

Jackson Lab gets $1.3M teaching grant for Maine, Connecticut program

Lori Valigra |

The Jackson Laboratory has pulled yet more federal funding with a $1,281,975 Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institutes of Health.

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