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MDI Bio Lab awarded $20K for aging research program

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The Bar Harbor-based MDI Biological Laboratory has received a $20,000 grant to support a new course on aging that will examine the abilities by humans to repair and regenerate tissue as they get...

Bigelow Lab marine algae accelerator to break ground

Groundbreaking will begin this spring and early summer on a roughly 3,000-square-foot pilot-scale production greenhouse on the East Boothbay campus of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

Bowdoin vice president departs for Jackson Lab position

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On Thursday, Bowdoin College President Clayton Rose announced that Bowdoin Vice President and Treasurer S. Catherine “Katy” Longley will be leaving her post in June to become vice...

USDA awards Jackson Labs $5.8M for research

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A little over a week after plotting the timetable for its ambitious 140,000-square-foot Ellsworth expansion, Jackson Laboratory has been awarded $5,840,041 from the U.S. Department of Health and...

Jackson Lab plots timetable for $125M Ellsworth expansion

Officials from the Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory met with a group of Ellsworth city officials and residents to lay out the biomedical firm's plans for its ambitious expansion into the city.

MDI Bio Lab discoveries might advance heart repair

Lori Valigra |

An MDI Biological Laboratory assistant professor says he has identified processes that underlie how heart tissue regenerates, which in turn holds out hope of finding new drugs that can help the body...

Jackson Lab to ramp up Lowe's conversion

The Jackson Laboratory's planned expansion at the old Lowe's home improvement retail store in Ellsworth is expected to create jobs and boost economic development.

The entrepreneurs of Brunswick's TechPlace

Lori Valigra |

TechPlace, the entrepreneur incubator at Brunswick Landing, lacks the cacophony and frenetic energy of the typical Massachusetts or Silicon Valley startup space, and that's not a bad...

Sen. Collins to give biomed keynote at Maine Medical Center Institute

The Maine Medical Center Research Institute will be hosting a symposium on Friday in Scarborough focusing on biomedical research funded by the National Institutes of Health and its impact on the...

Cerahelix raises funds in equity offering

Lori Valigra |

Cerahelix Inc. of Orono has raised $575,000 of a $1 million equity and Series A preferred stock offering, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.